Macomb County MI Information


Macomb County Subdivisions

Macomb County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 880,599
Daytime Population: Workers 359,625
Daytime Population: Residents 444,773
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 804,398
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 873,078
Population in Familes 714,808
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,521
Population Density2 1,838
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $56,552
Average Household Income $73,019
Per Capita Income $29,011


Total Housing Units 370,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 259,240 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 88,109 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23,327 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $149,771
Average Home Value $174,225


Total Households 347,349
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 229,496
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.64% 0.69%
Households 0.64% 0.7%
Families 0.44% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.41%


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, 2017 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 Density # 2 99th
Diversity Index # 17 81st
Median Household Income # 9 90th
Per Capita Income # 10 89th

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