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All About Macomb County

Macomb County is the ninth smallest of Michigan's 83 counties (with 482 square miles), with more than 830,000 residents. It is one of three counties that comprise the Detroit Metropolitan area. (one of the top 10 metro areas in the US) Among the county's 27 municipalities are included three of the ten largest communities in Michigan; Warren (3rd), Sterling Heights (6th), and Clinton Township (10th).

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Financial Responsibility
Macomb County consistently offers the lowest tax base in the region with only 11 cents of every property tax dollar going to support county services. Macomb County has the highest possible credit rating from Moody's (AAA) and Standard & Poor's (AAA) making it one of only 34 counties in the entire nation to achieve this status.

Business Environment
Manufacturing is Macomb County's leading industry, employing roughly one-third of the workforce. Major manufacturers alone have invested over $2 billion in the county since 1990. Macomb County is their "location of choice" because they recognize that the business environment, quality infrastructure, and productive workforce make for a smart investment that will pay handsome dividends well into the future.
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Regional Data
482 Sq. Miles.
3 Interstate Highways
31 Miles of Shoreline & over 10,000 boat slips
130 Parks with nearly 40 golf courses
$68,677 average household income (3 rd in the state)
$167,600 average home value
Nearly 80% of Macomb County residents are homeowners
95% of all business employ less than 50 people
3 regional shopping centers
2100+ restaurants
21 school districts
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Community Profiles* Website Community Demographics**
Armada Township
Armada village
Bruce Township
Chesterfield Township
Clinton Township
Grosse Pointe Shores (village)
Harrison Township
Lenox Township
Macomb Township
Memphis No Site Available
Mount Clemens
New Baltimore
New Haven
Ray Township
Richmond Township
St. Clair Shores
Shelby Township
Sterling Heights
Washington Township

* Provied by Macomb County Planning and Econ Development

** Courtesy of SEMCOG




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