Sterling Heights SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
6

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Sterling Heights, Michigan Info Snack

Sterling Heights is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan, and one of Detroit's core suburbs. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 129,699. It is the second largest suburb in Metro Detroit, and the fourth largest city in Michigan. Sterling Heights consistently ranks as the safest city in Michigan with population over 100,000.
Population
132,470
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
11.2%
Median Home
$175,400
Median Income
$63,126
Median Rent
$1,000

Rankings for Sterling Heights in Michigan

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Map Of Sterling Heights, MI

Population over time in Sterling Heights

Year Population % Change
2017 132,470 0.4%
2016 131,996 0.2%
2015 131,674 0.4%
2014 131,139 0.4%
2013 130,604 0.3%
2012 130,209 0.2%
2011 129,887 0.1%
2010 129,736 0.0%
2009 129,687 -
Crime/100k Sterling Heights MI USA
Violent Crime 180.4 449.4 368.9
Murder 1.5 5.5 5.0
Robbery 14.3 56.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 133.0 310.3 246.8
Property Crime 1002.6 1653.5 2199.5
Burglary 104.5 316.6 376.0
Larceny 806.4 1162.3 1594.6
Car Theft 91.7 174.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Sterling Heights

White
81.7% (108,245)
African American
5.7% (7,531)
American Indian
0.2% (276)
Asian
7.5% (9,981)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (377)
Two Or More
2.0% (2,617)
Hispanic
2.6% (3,443)
Race Sterling Heights MI USA
White 81.7% 75.2% 61.1%
African American 5.7% 13.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 7.5% 3.0% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.6% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Sterling Heights, Michigan

Less than $10,000
3.7% (491,237)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.6% (479,056)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.4% (1,115,943)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (1,282,249)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (1,868,557)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (2,461,749)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.8% (1,964,950)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.1% (2,268,432)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.8% (770,885)
$200,000 or more
4.1% (543,936)
Income Sterling Heights MI USA
Less than $10,000 3.7% 693.1% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.6% 466.6% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.4% 1009.1% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 1012.7% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 1383.5% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 1839.4% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.8% 1241.0% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.1% 1359.7% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.8% 516.4% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 478.4% 697.9%

Gender in Sterling Heights

Female
50.9% (67,444)
Male
49.1% (65,025)
Gender Sterling Heights MI USA
Female 50.9% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sterling Heights for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (9,272)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (9,272)
High School / GED
28.0% (37,091)
Some College
21.0% (27,818)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (11,922)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (23,844)
Master's Degree
8.0% (10,597)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,324)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,324)
Education Sterling Heights MI USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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