Detroit, AL Population

By | January 31, 2019

Population: 247. Estimated population in 2021: 233 (-5.7% change)
Males: 114 (46.2%), Females: 133 (53.8%)

Lamar County

Zip code: 35552

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $19,531
Median house value: $56,700

Races in Detroit:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.4%)
  • Black (20.6%)

Ancestries: United States (15.8%), Irish (6.1%), English (5.7%), German (2.4%).

Elevation: 362 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Map of Detroit, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Detroit

  • High school or higher: 57.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Detroit town

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -44 (-15.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Detroit:

  • MARION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; HAMILTON, AL)
  • GILMORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; AMORY, MS)
  • CARRAWAY NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; WINFIELD, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Detroit:

  • COLUMBUS AFB (about 33 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Abbreviation: CBM)
  • TUPELO RGNL (about 45 miles; TUPELO, MS; Abbreviation: TUP)
  • GOLDEN TRIANGLE REGIONAL (about 49 miles; COLUMBUS/W POINT/STARKVILL, MS; Abbreviation: GTR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Detroit:

  • LAMAR COUNTY (about 15 miles; VERNON, AL; Abbreviation: M55)
  • MARION COUNTY-RANKIN FITE (about 15 miles; HAMILTON, AL; Abbreviation: HAB)
  • MONROE COUNTY (about 25 miles; ABERDEEN/AMORY, MS; Abbreviation: M40)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Detroit:

  • ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; FULTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,673)
  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 42 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,115)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,628)
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 14,613)
  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 63 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 64 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 67 miles; FLORENCE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,770)

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