Macomb, MI

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Living in Macomb

Macomb is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 87,577 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Macomb is the 15th largest community in Michigan.

Macomb real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Macomb house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Macomb is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Macomb is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Macomb who work in management occupations (11.51%), office and administrative support (11.27%), and sales jobs (10.28%).

Also of interest is that Macomb has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Macomb is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Macomb’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Macomb is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Macomb, the average commute to work is 32.22 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The population of Macomb is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.70% of adults in Macomb have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Macomb in 2018 was $38,035, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,140 for a family of four.

Macomb is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Macomb home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Macomb residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Macomb include German, Polish, Italian, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Macomb is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.