Commerce Township, MI

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Commerce Township profile

Living in Commerce Township

Commerce Township is a medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 26,634 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Commerce Township is the 54th largest community in Michigan.

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

Commerce Township is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Commerce Township is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Commerce Township who work in sales jobs (14.66%), management occupations (14.57%), and office and administrative support (10.68%).

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

Because of many things, Commerce Township is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Commerce Township really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Commerce Township perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Commerce Township, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.81 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Commerce Township does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Commerce Township are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.12% of adults in Commerce Township have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Commerce Township in 2010 was $44,833, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $179,332 for a family of four.

The people who call Commerce Township home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Commerce Township residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Commerce Township include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Commerce Township is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.