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Macomb, MI
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Living in Macomb



Macomb is a larger medium-sized township located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 92,298 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Macomb is the 11th 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.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.97% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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, Macomb is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Macomb a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The township’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Macomb has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Macomb’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Macomb, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.76 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: 34.15% of adults in Macomb have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Macomb in 2018 was $40,096, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $160,384 for a family of four. However, Macomb contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Macomb is a somewhat ethnically-diverse township. 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, Italian, Polish, Irish, and English.

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