Positioned amidst the greater metro Detroit area is Macomb County, the state’s third most populated county and a thriving collective of 27 cities, villages and townships with unique offerings that make it a desirable place to buy a home, work in, start a business, raise a family, enjoy premier leisure activities and much more. Its fruitful agricultural land, mature suburbs, an expansive network of industry and dynamic urban clusters offer something for everyone within each of its regions.
Atop the county’s northern borders is an area rich with history and agricultural roots. This region is comprised of 11 communities, including: Armada Township, Armada Village, Bruce Township, Lenox Township, Memphis, New Haven, Ray Township, Romeo, Richmond City, Richmond Township and Washington Township.
Found in the center of the county is a bustling suburban area full of natural resources and cultural amenities. It encompasses nine communities within its boundaries, including: Chesterfield Township, Clinton Township, Harrison Township, Macomb Township, Mount Clemens, New Baltimore, Shelby Township, Sterling Heights and Utica.
The county’s southern region is full of quaint communities with quick access to major thoroughfares, waterways and the area’s urban downtown district. It is made up of seven municipalities, including: Center Line, Eastpointe, Fraser, Grosse Pointe Shores, Roseville, St. Clair Shores and Warren.
Each community within the regions of Macomb County has its own unique set of amenities. Check out what they have to offer by visiting the interactive map here.
Macomb County Fast Facts
- It is Michigan’s 3rd most populous county with more than 880,000 residents
- An average of 12 people move into the county each day and the population is expected to grow by more than 20,636 residents over the next five years – continuing an almost 70 year population growth trend
- It offers more than 371,000 housing units with an average home value of $180,000