Detroit is Michigan’s largest city, having a metropolitan population of 4,365,205 people. The current median household income for Detroit is $67,153. Detroit is known as the ‘Motor City’ and “Motown” because it is home to so many American automakers, including General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler – as well as being known as one of the greatest cities for jazz, blues, R&B, rap, and rock musicians to break through to achieve national and international success on one of Detroit’s iconic record labels, including Motown Records. Detroit sits on the Detroit River, which connects Lake Huron with Lake Erie and the Great Lakes to the Saint Lawrence Seaway – making it a very busy and vital American port city. The greater Detroit metro area is home and host to some major employers, in addition to top car makers, including IBM, Google, Quicken Loans, Blue Cross Blue Shield, DTE , Energy, Compuware, Detroit Medical Center, KPMG, and many others!