Macomb County MI Information


Macomb County Subdivisions

Macomb County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 868,906
Population in Households 861,384
Population in Familes 706,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,522
Population Density1 1,813
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 342,718
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 227,132
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 368,850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 257,382 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 85,336 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,132 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $144,364
Average Home Value $170,847


Median Household Income $55,275
Average Household Income $70,109
Per Capita Income $27,864
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.69%
Households 0.53% 0.69%
Families 0.34% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Macomb County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Macomb County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 98th
Population Density1 # 2 99th
Diversity Index2 # 18 80th
Median Household Income # 9 90th
Per Capita Income # 10 89th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.