Macomb is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 86,421 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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Macomb is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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.
Because of many things, Macomb 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, Macomb really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Macomb 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.
One downside of living in Macomb, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.22 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Macomb citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 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.