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.

Commerce Township 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, 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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.81 minutes every day commuting to work.

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 education level of Commerce Township ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Commerce Township, 48.12% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate 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.