Commerce Township, MI
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Commerce Township profile

Living in Commerce Township

Commerce Township is a medium-sized township located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 38,718 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Commerce Township is the 35th 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.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.40% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Commerce Township 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, Commerce Township really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Commerce Township 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.

Commerce Township is a decent-sized township, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the township has no real transit system.

Commerce Township is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.19% of adults in Commerce Township have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Commerce Township in 2018 was $46,764, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,056 for a family of four.

Commerce Township is a somewhat ethnically-diverse township. 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.