Macomb County, MI Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Macomb County?

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There are 877,947 residents in Macomb County, with a median age of 42. Of this, 48.98% are males and 51.02% are females. US-born citizens make up 87.62% of the resident pool in Macomb County, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.73%. Additionally, 3.65% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 776,836 people in Macomb County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 877,947 0.9%
Male Population 430,055 1.6%
Female Population 447,892 0.3%
Male population 48.98%
Female population 51.02%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 42 0.0%
Citizen US Born 769,278 0.8%
Citizen not US Born 76,661 3.6%
Not Citizen 32,008 -1.6%
Citizen US Born 87.62%
Citizen not US Born 8.73%
Not Citizen 3.65%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2,210 -11.8%
Moved from Same County 56,659 -8.3%
Moved from Same State 26,598 -0.9%
Moved from Different State 6,890 2.4%
Same House as Last Year 776,836 1.8%
Moved from Abroad 0.25%
Moved from Same County 6.52%
Moved from Same State 3.06%
Moved from Different State 0.79%
Same House as Last Year 89.37%

What are the employment statistics in Macomb County?

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White-collar workers make up 75.26% of the working population in Macomb County, while blue-collar employees account for 24.74%. There are also 32,358 entrepreneurs in Macomb County (7.51% of the workforce); 325,619 workers employed in private companies (75.61%); and 40,083 people working in governmental institutions (9.31%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 324,103 0.6%
Blue Collar 106,547 2.7%
White Collar 75.26%
Blue Collar 24.74%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 32,358 -0.5%
Private Companies 325,619 1.2%
Governmental Workers 40,083 2.9%
Not for Profit Companies 32,590 -0.2%
Self Employees 7.51%
Private Companies 75.61%
Governmental Workers 9.31%
Not for Profit Companies 7.57%

How many households are there in Macomb County?

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There are a total of 351,227 households in Macomb County, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 64.51% of these Macomb County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 35.49%. Additionally, 27.85% of households have children and 72.15% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 351,227 0.7%
Average People Per Household 2 1.2%
Family Households 226,571 -0.0%
Non-family Households 124,656 1.9%
Family Households 64.51%
Non-family Households 35.49%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 97,809 -0.7%
Households without Children 253,418 1.2%
Households with Children 27.85%
Households without Children 72.15%

What are the median and average incomes in Macomb County?

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The average annual household income in Macomb County is $88,722, while the median household income sits at $69,250 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $77,098, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $84,346. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $48,205 and $47,924, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $88,722 5.6%
Median Household Income $69,250 6.4%
People below Poverty Level 87,784 4.8%
People above Poverty Level 773,178 0.6%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Macomb County?

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There are 367,667 housing units in Macomb County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1976. Of the 351,227 occupied housing units in Macomb County, 74.4% are owner-occupied, while 25.6% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 63.6% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $206,500. In general, housing costs reach $1,079 per month in Macomb County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 367,667 0.1%
Median Year Built 1976 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 15,785 -1.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 16,244 -2.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 61,767 -0.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 61,034 2.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 63,039 -1.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 41,602 0.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 51,650 -1.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 41,016 -1.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 14,900 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 630 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 351,227 0.7%
Owner Occupied 261,303 1.1%
Renter Occupied 89,924 -0.4%
Owner Occupied 74.4%
Renter Occupied 25.6%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 166,196 1.0%
Without Mortgage 95,107 1.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $206,500 6.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $180,600 6.4%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,079 6.8%
With Mortgage 63.6%
Without Mortgage 36.4%

What is the level of education in Macomb County?

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Approximately 34.35% of the population in Macomb County holds a high school degree (that's 252,095 residents), while 29.57% have attained a college certificate (217,041 locals) and 15.41% have a bachelor's degree (113,099 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 21,995 0.2%
Some High School 252,095 0.9%
Some College 217,041 0.6%
Associate Degree 71,402 0.8%
Bachelor's Degree 113,099 1.6%
Graduate Degree 58,286 2.5%
No High School 3%
Some High School 34.35%
Some College 29.57%
Associate Degree 9.73%
Bachelor's Degree 15.41%
Graduate Degree 7.94%

What is the marital status of Macomb County residents?

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A total of 238,470 people in Macomb County have never been married (which represents 32.45% of the total population), while 359,781 of them are wedded (48.95%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 8,295 (1.13%) and 82,303 (11.2%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 238,470 3.0%
Married 359,781 -0.5%
Separated 8,295 2.7%
Widowed 46,096 -2.2%
Divorced 82,303 2.8%
Never Married 32.45%
Married 48.95%
Separated 1.13%
Widowed 6.27%
Divorced 11.2%

What are the most common means of transportation in Macomb County?

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The top three means of transportation people in Macomb County use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 378,669 residents commute by car, 4,014 prefer going to work by walking and 2,733 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 378,669 -1.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 2,733 -6.2%
Railroad 7 -58.8%
Ferryboat 214 125.3%
Bicycle 602 13.4%
Motorcycle 304 -7.9%
TaxiCab 579 1.6%
Walk 4,014 8.0%

What is the median and average household income in Macomb County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
48005 5,336 1,823 $91,122.00 $108,233.00
48015 8,515 3,664 $47,391.00 $55,934.00
48021 34,040 13,351 $52,155.00 $62,307.00
48026 14,703 6,337 $59,471.00 $78,361.00
48035 35,345 14,668 $61,527.00 $78,858.00
48036 21,028 9,024 $57,225.00 $72,463.00
48038 43,982 20,491 $70,115.00 $83,663.00
48042 31,885 11,216 $114,395.00 $121,435.00
48043 15,735 6,506 $48,101.00 $64,109.00
48044 58,933 19,402 $102,824.00 $116,170.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 48005 48015 48021 48026 48035 48036 48038 48042 48043 48044 48045 48047 48048 48050 48051 48062 48065 48066 48080 48081 48082 48088 48089 48091 48092 48093 48094 48095 48096 48310 48312 48313 48314 48315 48316 48317