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Table 2 Detroit urban classes with WNV human case rates from 2002

From: Association of West Nile virus illness and urban landscapes in Chicago and Detroit

Urban Class Brief Description Detroit with National Land Cover Data
   % of tracts N WNV Population WNV per 100 K
1 City, Low Income 27.3% 97 (19.7%) 967,645 10.02
2 Inner suburbs I – 60s Suburbs 19.7% 124 (25.2%) 806,614 15.37
3 Inner Suburb II – 40s-50s 23.7% 187 (37.9%) 821,700 22.76
4 Outer suburbs I 11.2% 30 (6.1%) 506,780 5.92
5 Outer suburbs II 18.0% 55 (11.2%) 650,756 8.45
  OVERALL 100 493 (100.0%) 3,753,495 13.13