Commerce Township is a medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 25,723 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 85.23% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Commerce Township is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Commerce Township who work in sales jobs (17.02%), management occupations (14.32%), and office and administrative support (11.26%).
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.
In Commerce Township, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.20 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Commerce Township are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.20% 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 $39,533, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $158,132 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Commerce Township include Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Commerce Township is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.