Of the 22,423 residents, the median age of Hamtramck residents is 28. And of the 8693 housing units available, 81.2% of Hamtramck's units are occupied. Hamtramck has 7,063 households of which 65.3% house families, 38.4% house children under 18 years of age. Also, 0.7% of the housing units are rented and the rest are owner-occupied.
According to the 2010 Census, Hamtramck is one of the most internationally diverse cities in Michigan. The racial makeup of the city includes White, Asian, African Americans, American Indian, Latinos and other groups of people.