Macomb County MI Information


Macomb County Subdivisions

Macomb County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 856,184
Population in Households 848,677
Population in Familes 696,181
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,507
Population Density1 1,787
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 338,779
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 224,320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 365,118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253,649 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 85,130 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,339 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $138,716
Average Home Value $153,823


Median Household Income $53,435
Average Household Income $69,278
Per Capita Income $27,510
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.5%
Households 0.4% 0.5%
Families 0.17% 0.35%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
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, 2015 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 # 13 86th
Per Capita Income # 10 89th

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