There are more than 200 Detroit neighborhoods, each with amazing people, unique culture and incredible community. Use the resources here to find your place in a Detroit neighborhood you'll love.
It’s hard to describe Detroit in just a few paragraphs: Detroit is a city that is ever-changing, diverse, exciting and full of opportunity. Detroit is also a city that struggles with inequality, poverty and lack of opportunity for many of it’s residents. It’s complex and we know it can be hard for newcommers to find their place.
Detroit is known across the world for it’s amazing music, culture, cars and history. The art scene is on-point. We have active and action-oriented community groups. The local food scene changes daily. The city has world class outdoor spaces like Campus Martius Park, the Detroit International Riverfront and Belle Isle.
Find a place to live in Detroit by getting to know the city’s 200+ neighborhoods and exploring the resources on this page. But don’t take our word for it, Text a Detroiter to learn from someone who already lives here and wants to help you get connected. Some of the most talked-about neighborhoods newcomers are often attracted to include Midtown, Downtown, Corktown, Southwest, New Center and the Riverfront. But with so many communities across the 370 square miles of the city, there are a ton of places to explore. Detroit Experience Factory’s Beyond Downtown tours can be a great way to get your feet on the ground or hear intimate stories from residents with a Pedal to Porch bike tour.
Detroiters have pride and passion for their communities so learn from them to find a neighborhood you’ll love. Looking for the best way to find your place? We recommend Texting a Detroiter, hitting up great venues, going to community events, growing your professional network and finding ways to make an impact.
A city is nothing without it’s people and Detroit’s 670,000+ residents will speak their mind. Let’s Detroit is a platform to help you find a few residents who can help you get connected to the things you love.