Detroit Property Records (Michigan)

Search for free Detroit, MI Property Records, including Detroit property tax assessments, deeds & title records, property ownership, building permits, zoning, land records, GIS maps, and more.


Detroit Assessor Office

Get Property Records from 1 Assessor Office in Detroit, MI

Wayne County Equalization Department 400 Monroe Street Detroit, MI 48226 313-967-0010 Directions


Detroit Recorder Of Deeds

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Wayne County Recorder of Deeds 400 Monroe Avenue Detroit, MI 48226 313-224-5850 Directions


Detroit Treasurer & Tax Collector Office

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Wayne County Treasurer's Office 400 Monroe Avenue Detroit, MI 48226 313-224-5950 Directions


Detroit Building Departments

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Detroit Planning Department 65 Cadillac Square Detroit, MI 48226 313-224-2560 Directions

Detroit Zoning 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48226 313-224-3595 Directions

Wayne County Permits 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48226 313-224-5528 Directions


Detroit Building Inspector

Get Property Records from 1 Building Inspector in Detroit, MI

Detroit Building Inspector 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48226 313-224-3121 Directions


Detroit Property Records Databases

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City of Detroit Assessing Office Property Records https://is.bsasoftware.com/bsa.is/AssessingServices/ServiceAssessingSearch.aspx

City of Detroit Property Records https://is.bsasoftware.com/bsa.is/ServiceOptions.aspx

City of Detroit Zoning Maps http://www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/Apply-for-Permits/Zoning-Map-Index

Detroit Home & Property Tax Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Detroit Home Values
Median Home Value$42,800
Median Rental Cost (per month)$773
Detroit Property Tax Payments (Annual)
Median Property Taxes$1,443
Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)$1,657
Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$1,351
Detroit Property Tax Collections (Total)
Property Taxes$197,279,700
Property Taxes (Mortgage)$85,390,700
Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$111,889,100
Detroit Housing Characteristics
Total Housing Units364,900
Occupied Housing Units258,471 (70.8%)
Vacant Housing Units106,429 (29.2%)
Owner Occupied Housing Units124,449 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units134,022 (51.9%)
Housing Units (Mortgage)36.4%
Housing Units (No Mortgage)63.6%
Detroit Mortgage Characteristics
Mortgage, Contract to Purchase, or Similar Debt45,333
Second Mortage or HELOC5,470
Second Mortgage (No HELOC)1,575
HELOC (No Second Mortgage)3,895
Second Mortgage & HELOC355
No Mortgage79,116
Detroit Occupied Residential Buildings
Single-Family Detached Homes174,393 (67.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes16,142 (6.2%)
2 Apartments13,404 (5.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments5,875 (2.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments6,799 (2.6%)
10 or More Apartments40,977 (15.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing881 (0.3%)
Detroit Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
2014 or Later176 (0.1%)
2010 to 20132,160 (0.8%)
2000 to 20097,497 (2.9%)
1980 to 199914,808 (5.7%)
1960 to 197931,648 (12.2%)
1940 to 1959119,801 (46.3%)
1939 or Earlier82,381 (31.9%)
Detroit Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
1 Room5,256 (2.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms28,460 (11.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms84,873 (32.8%)
6 or 7 Rooms102,019 (39.5%)
8 or More Rooms37,863 (14.6%)
Detroit Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
No Bedroom5,968 (2.3%)
1 Bedroom33,938 (13.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms179,067 (69.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms39,498 (15.3%)
Detroit Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
With Complete Plumbing Facilities255,574 (98.9%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities254,230 (98.4%)