Macomb, MI


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Macomb is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 84,398 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, Macomb isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Macomb are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Macomb is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Macomb who work in office and administrative support (14.35%), management occupations (11.87%), and sales jobs (11.38%).

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.

Macomb’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe 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 32.48 minutes every day commuting to work.

The population of Macomb is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.37% of adults in Macomb have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Macomb in 2010 was $32,631, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,524 for a family of four.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Macomb include German, Polish, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Macomb is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Other Indo-European.