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Sterling Heights Summary
Sterling Heights is located in Michigan
Latitude: 42.583701
Longitude: -83.034042
Population: 124,097
Area: 36.52 sq. miles
Land: 36.23 sq. miles
Water: 0.29 sq. miles
Population Density: 3,425.67 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 602.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 586
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Sterling Heights Demographics

Sterling Heights Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Male60,78348.98%49.03%49.04%
Female63,31451.02%50.97%50.96%
Males / Female0.96-0.960.96
Total Population124,097100.00 %--
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Sterling Heights Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years7,7166.22%6.76%6.83%
5 to 9 years8,3066.69%7.50%7.31%
10 to 14 years8,7407.04%7.52%7.30%
15 to 19 years8,1276.55%7.24%7.20%
20 to 24 years7,5686.10%6.48%6.75%
25 to 34 years17,73814.29%13.71%14.17%
35 to 44 years20,04816.16%16.08%16.01%
45 to 54 years18,55414.95%13.76%13.37%
55 to 59 years7,4245.98%4.89%4.79%
60 to 64 years5,2914.26%3.79%3.84%
65 to 74 years7,2405.83%6.47%6.53%
75 to 84 years5,3744.33%4.36%4.38%
85 years and over1,9711.59%1.43%1.50%
Age StatisticsNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)37.0-38.237.7
18 years and over94,20075.91%73.88%74.27%
Male
45,29436.50%35.63%35.85%
Female
48,90639.41%38.25%38.42%
21 years and over89,83172.39%69.57%69.92%
62 years and over17,51114.11%14.46%14.65%
65 years and over14,58511.75%12.27%12.42%
Male
5,7534.64%5.04%5.12%
Female
8,8327.12%7.22%7.30%
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Sterling Heights Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
One race120,98997.50%98.06%97.55%
White
112,55090.70%80.15%75.21%
Black or African American
1,6041.29%14.22%12.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native
2600.21%0.59%0.87%
Asian
6,1124.93%1.78%3.59%
Asian Indian
2,4011.93%0.55%0.59%
Chinese
8900.72%0.33%0.85%
Filipino
1,3501.09%0.17%0.65%
Japanese
580.05%0.11%0.28%
Korean
4880.39%0.21%0.38%
Vietnamese
4350.35%0.14%0.39%
Other Asian
4900.39%0.26%0.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
450.04%0.03%0.14%
Native Hawaiian
50.00%0.01%0.05%
Guamanian or Chamorro
90.01%0.01%0.02%
Samoan
00.00%0.01%0.03%
Other Pacific Islander
310.02%0.01%0.04%
Some other race
4180.34%1.30%5.48%
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,6651.34%3.26%13.70%
Mexican
8900.72%2.22%7.24%
Puerto Rican
1520.12%0.27%2.46%
Cuban
580.05%0.07%0.44%
Other Hispanic or Latino
5650.46%0.69%3.55%
Not Hispanic or Latino122,43298.66%96.74%86.30%
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Sterling Heights Social Profile

Sterling Heights School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school33,068100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
2,0246.12%6.23%6.47%
Kindergarten
1,5884.80%5.37%5.43%
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
13,93742.15%44.07%43.92%
High school (grades 9-12)
7,38622.34%21.47%21.38%
College or graduate school
8,13324.59%22.87%22.81%
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Sterling Heights Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over83,509100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
5,3626.42%4.66%7.55%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
8,0089.59%11.93%12.05%
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
24,40129.22%31.34%28.63%
High school or higher
70,13983.99%83.41%80.40%
Some college, no degree
19,66823.55%23.33%21.05%
Associate degree
6,8988.26%6.98%6.32%
Bachelor's degree
13,11715.71%13.70%15.54%
Bachelor's degree or higher
19,17222.96%21.76%24.40%
Graduate or professional degree
6,0557.25%8.07%8.86%
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Sterling Heights Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported149,956100.00%--
Arab4,5983.07%1.07%0.42%
Czech7670.51%0.57%0.59%
Danish2230.15%0.41%0.50%
Dutch1,4200.95%4.43%1.58%
English9,2536.17%9.10%8.53%
French (except Basque)5,7323.82%4.51%2.90%
French Canadian2,6741.78%1.77%0.85%
German24,73016.49%18.68%14.93%
Greek1,0820.72%0.41%0.40%
Hungarian1,3170.88%0.90%0.49%
Irish11,9087.94%9.84%10.65%
Italian16,48010.99%4.15%5.47%
Lithuanian4050.27%0.29%0.23%
Norwegian5560.37%0.79%1.56%
Polish26,02417.35%7.87%3.12%
Portuguese920.06%0.05%0.41%
Russian8760.58%0.65%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,6471.10%1.20%1.50%
Scottish2,7461.83%2.07%1.70%
Slovak9260.62%0.26%0.28%
Subsaharan African930.06%0.47%0.62%
Swedish7530.50%1.48%1.39%
Swiss1350.09%0.23%0.32%
Ukrainian1,4050.94%0.43%0.31%
United States or American4,3572.91%4.77%7.18%
Welsh4360.29%0.47%0.61%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)290.02%0.10%0.65%
Other ancestries29,29219.53%23.04%31.89%
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Sterling Heights Economy

Sterling Heights Employment

GroupNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over97,661100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
47,25348.38%48.32%48.32%
Females 16 years and over
50,40851.62%51.68%51.68%
In labor force
66,51968.11%64.56%63.63%
Males in labor force
36,34054.63%53.21%53.52%
Females in labor force
30,17945.37%46.79%46.48%
Civilian labor force
66,45268.04%64.51%63.10%
Employed
64,14365.68%60.78%59.39%
Unemployed
2,3092.36%3.73%3.71%
Unemployment level
-3.47%5.78%5.84%
Armed Forces
670.07%0.05%0.53%
Not in labor force
31,14231.89%35.44%36.37%
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers56,61788.27%83.08%78.40%
Government workers4,9997.79%11.39%14.66%
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,3633.68%5.25%6.64%
Unpaid family workers1640.26%0.29%0.31%
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Sterling Heights Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations22,75135.47%31.48%33.60%
Service occupations7,87412.28%14.82%14.87%
Sales and office occupations19,17029.89%25.60%26.70%
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations510.08%0.46%0.74%
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,9107.65%9.17%9.47%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations9,38714.63%18.48%14.63%
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Sterling Heights Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining530.08%1.07%1.87%
Construction3,2085.00%6.00%6.80%
Manufacturing16,60025.88%22.55%14.09%
Wholesale trade2,4713.85%3.27%3.60%
Retail trade9,09214.17%11.88%11.73%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,5722.45%4.14%5.19%
Information1,4652.28%2.13%3.08%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4,0846.37%5.32%6.87%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6,75410.53%8.00%9.28%
Educational, health and social services9,58414.94%19.87%19.92%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,7707.44%7.57%7.86%
Other services (except public administration)2,3673.69%4.59%4.88%
Public administration2,1233.31%3.62%4.83%
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Sterling Heights Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Households46,233100.00%3,788,562106,788,273
Less than $10,000
2,1504.65%8.29%9.86%
$10,000 to $14,999
1,7843.86%5.78%6.40%
$15,000 to $24,999
3,7308.07%12.38%12.89%
$25,000 to $34,999
4,4739.67%12.42%12.79%
$35,000 to $49,999
6,46613.99%16.48%16.44%
$50,000 to $74,999
10,75423.26%20.55%19.30%
$75,000 to $99,999
8,05317.42%11.42%10.14%
$100,000 to $149,999
6,95015.03%8.58%7.65%
$150,000 to $199,999
1,3212.86%2.09%2.18%
$200,000 or more
5521.19%2.01%2.35%
Median household income (dollars)$60,217.75-$42,880.92$39,349.33
Average household size2.66-2.552.58
Average income per member of household$22,680.89-$16,821.99$15,252.86
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Sterling Heights Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over63,050100.00%100.00%100.00%
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
57,26390.82%83.18%75.65%
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
3,9516.27%9.70%12.23%
Public transportation (including taxicab)
2040.32%1.33%4.73%
Walked
4120.65%2.24%2.94%
Other means
2150.34%0.74%1.20%
Worked at home
1,0051.59%2.81%3.25%
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.425 minutes-25.8 minutes26.3 minutes
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Sterling Heights Housing

Sterling Heights Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units47,396100.00 %4,232,228117,282,697
Occupied housing units
46,17197.42%89.44%91.00%
Owner-occupied housing units
36,46476.93%65.99%60.30%
Renter-occupied housing units
9,70720.48%23.45%30.70%
Vacant housing units
1,2252.58%10.56%9.00%
For seasonal or occasional use
1320.28%5.49%3.06%
Homeowner vacancy rate1.25%-1.91%2.21%
Rental vacancy rate3.58%-7.81%7.86%
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.86-2.612.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit1.86-2.332.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units47,402100.00%--
1-unit, detached
32,47868.52%70.58%60.37%
1-unit, attached
3,0226.38%3.90%5.68%
2 units
1340.28%3.46%4.29%
3 or 4 units
1,3982.95%2.79%4.72%
5 to 9 units
4,6589.83%4.02%4.66%
10 to 19 units
1,4593.08%3.42%3.99%
20 or more units
2,5345.35%5.12%8.59%
Mobile home
1,7143.62%6.55%7.49%
Boat, RV, van, etc.
50.01%0.18%0.22%
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Sterling Heights Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units47,402100.00%--
1 room
4861.03%1.18%2.21%
2 rooms
1,3512.85%3.19%4.88%
3 rooms
4,0308.50%7.86%10.06%
4 rooms
5,73112.09%14.15%15.95%
5 rooms
9,12219.24%22.64%20.92%
6 rooms
12,99827.42%20.84%18.39%
7 rooms
6,58313.89%13.28%11.98%
8 rooms
4,4719.43%8.62%7.99%
9 or more rooms
2,6305.55%8.24%7.63%
Median (rooms)5.7-5.65.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units46,174100.00%--
1.00 or less
44,69996.81%86.75%85.63%
1.01 to 1.50
8801.91%1.77%2.83%
1.51 or more
5951.29%0.92%2.54%
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Sterling Heights Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas43,44891.66%69.97%46.07%
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2130.45%8.44%5.96%
Electricity2,3414.94%5.94%27.62%
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.290.06%3.09%8.06%
Coal or coke00.00%0.02%0.12%
Wood40.01%1.29%1.51%
Solar energy00.00%0.02%0.05%
Other fuel760.16%0.44%0.35%
No fuel used630.13%0.25%1.25%
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Sterling Heights Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units33,148100.00%--
Less than $50,000
1830.55%9.90%10.14%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,7265.21%31.36%30.62%
$100,000 to $149,999
10,40431.39%26.59%23.60%
$150,000 to $199,999
15,03345.35%14.97%14.50%
$200,000 to $299,999
4,60413.89%11.11%11.81%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,1393.44%4.59%6.42%
$500,000 to $999,999
350.11%1.22%2.34%
$1,000,000 or more
240.07%0.26%0.56%
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Sterling Heights Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage24,59774.20%69.67%69.56%
Less than $300
320.10%0.44%0.50%
$300 to $499
5871.77%4.71%3.97%
$500 to $699
1,9385.85%11.20%8.97%
$700 to $999
6,17018.61%20.30%17.28%
$1,000 to $1,499
10,99833.18%20.27%20.91%
$1,500 to $1,999
3,68911.13%7.76%9.93%
$2,000 or more
1,1833.57%5.00%7.99%
Not mortgaged8,55125.80%30.33%30.44%
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent14,33943.26%41.77%36.58%
15 to 19 percent6,43419.41%18.37%17.40%
20 to 24 percent4,25812.85%13.13%13.85%
25 to 29 percent2,6578.02%8.29%9.40%
30 to 34 percent1,5224.59%4.95%6.01%
35 percent or more3,72011.22%12.73%15.91%
Not computed2180.66%0.75%0.85%
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Sterling Heights Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units9,704100.00%100.00%100.00%
Less than $200
4074.19%5.52%5.40%
$200 to $299
3703.81%5.33%5.26%
$300 to $499
8999.26%28.25%22.00%
$500 to $749
4,98351.35%38.29%33.46%
$750 to $999
1,95820.18%12.53%17.03%
$1,000 to $1,499
4594.73%4.39%8.60%
$1,500 or more
3753.86%1.32%2.89%
No cash rent
2532.61%4.38%5.35%
Median (dollars)2,59326.72%48.33%44.00%
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent2,40624.79%20.85%18.07%
15 to 19 percent1,50415.50%14.85%14.26%
20 to 24 percent1,35613.97%12.39%12.73%
25 to 29 percent1,02410.55%10.03%10.37%
30 to 34 percent6897.10%6.77%7.32%
35 percent or more2,34224.13%28.44%29.47%
Not computed3833.95%6.66%7.77%

Sterling Heights Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentMichigan Avg.National Avg.
None2,5505.38%6.86%9.57%
113,25627.97%30.19%31.22%
220,46943.18%36.42%34.76%
3 or more9,89920.88%15.98%15.45%
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