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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Taylor is a town in Michigan with a population of 61,648. Taylor is in Wayne County. Living in Taylor offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Taylor there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Taylor and residents tend to have moderate political views.
About Taylor...
Population
61,648

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$81,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$846
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Taylor Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    430.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    1.6
    6.1
  • Rape
    88.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    78.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    452.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,549.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    203.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

Working in Taylor

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$44,435
National
$55,322
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Taylor Reviews

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Taylor is a safe place to live! The State Police are right on Telegraph rd, also the fire department is always on the lookout! There are tons of restaurants and establishments, there is a lot to do! I would recommend visiting Heritage Park or going to Midway Sports on Ecorse Rd, even Taylor Queen Ice Cream! Go explore. Close to the airport, and convenient too!
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More Community events would be awesome! We have a quiet community with significant space . It would be wonderful if we could have more city sponsored events year round. Better communication from city hall and our government officials would be great. We have great diversity, and I would love to see our community celebrating this, starting from the top within our city government.
My experience living in the city of Taylor, just down the river from Motor City Detroit, has been quite a journey! My first summer living in the region was met with an intense episode of heavy rain which resulted in major flooding throughout the Detroit metropolitan area. Once I settled into a home of my own, I pleasantly awakened to realize how blessed I am to live in such a strategic area that is immersed in a culture of music, faith, art, and is located right between the city and it's major airport!