Commerce Township, MI

Commerce Township profile

Living in Commerce Township

Commerce Township is a medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 21,920 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 86.14% 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 management occupations (14.44%), sales jobs (14.14%), and office and administrative support (10.02%).

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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Commerce Township a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Commerce Township has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Commerce Township’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 Commerce Township is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Commerce Township, the average commute to work is 32.94 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Commerce Township doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Commerce Township are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.05% 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 2018 was $47,277, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $189,108 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.