Sterling Heights, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 132,438 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.4%
 
Males: 63,212  (47.7%)
Females: 69,226  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48310, 48312, 48313, 48314, 48317.

Sterling Heights Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,238 (it was $60,494 in 2000)
Sterling Heights:

$67,238
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,884 (it was $24,958 in 2000)

Sterling Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $212,500 (it was $157,800 in 2000)
Sterling Heights:

$212,500
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $229,804; detached houses: $245,793; townhouses or other attached units: $172,941; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,025; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $175,036; mobile homes: $35,409

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,072.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sterling Heights: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.9%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.4% for American Indian residents, 3.2% for other race residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sterling Heights, MI (2019)
    • 107,90081.3%White alone
    • 10,6648.0%Asian alone
    • 7,6935.8%Black alone
    • 3,0842.3%Hispanic
    • 2,8292.1%Two or more races
    • 3710.3%American Indian alone
    • 2960.2%Other race alone

Races in Sterling Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 113 registered sex offenders living in Sterling Heights, Michigan as of September 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sterling Heights is 1,176 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Sterling Heights by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(1.6)
2
(1.6)
2
(1.6)
2
(1.6)
1
(0.8)
1
(0.8)
4
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(3.8)
1
(0.8)
4
(3.0)
2
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
17
(13.3)
21
(16.3)
26
(20.4)
27
(21.2)
31
(24.5)
11
(8.5)
16
(12.3)
30
(23.0)
33
(25.1)
39
(29.5)
32
(24.1)
42
(31.6)
42
(31.6)
25
(18.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
30
(23.5)
39
(30.3)
49
(38.4)
35
(27.5)
35
(27.7)
31
(23.9)
30
(23.1)
25
(19.1)
27
(20.5)
24
(18.1)
26
(19.6)
19
(14.3)
19
(14.3)
17
(12.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
207
(162.1)
231
(179.7)
151
(118.2)
150
(117.7)
132
(104.5)
160
(123.5)
182
(140.0)
189
(144.7)
162
(123.1)
165
(124.8)
183
(138.1)
180
(135.5)
177
(133.0)
125
(93.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
356
(278.7)
390
(303.4)
467
(365.7)
365
(286.4)
364
(288.2)
451
(348.0)
357
(274.7)
330
(252.6)
221
(167.9)
200
(151.2)
177
(133.6)
164
(123.4)
139
(104.5)
92
(69.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,716
(2,127)
2,470
(1,921)
2,166
(1,696)
2,061
(1,617)
1,931
(1,529)
2,047
(1,579)
2,059
(1,584)
1,957
(1,498)
1,650
(1,254)
1,431
(1,082)
1,221
(921.3)
1,233
(927.9)
1,073
(806.4)
952
(713.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
343
(268.6)
243
(189.0)
201
(157.4)
185
(145.2)
120
(95.0)
173
(133.5)
162
(124.6)
199
(152.3)
155
(117.8)
145
(109.6)
115
(86.8)
107
(80.5)
122
(91.7)
96
(72.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
22
(17.2)
22
(17.1)
8
(6.3)
10
(7.8)
9
(7.1)
6
(4.6)
9
(6.9)
10
(7.7)
12
(9.1)
10
(7.6)
6
(4.5)
6
(4.5)
2
(1.5)
7
(5.2)
City-Data.com crime index179.3174.4160.6148.2139.4138.4143.5142.8122.2124.2107.5114.9106.176.7

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- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
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City-data.com crime index in Sterling Heights, MI

Crime rate in Sterling Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 174 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
Michigan average:

1.74
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Ancestries: Assyrian (18.9%), Polish (10.1%), Italian (6.5%), Iraqi (6.0%), German (5.5%), American (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 36.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,614 people per square mile   (average).

Sterling Heights, Michigan map

36,634 residents are foreign born (8.1% Asia, 5.6% Europe).

This city:

27.5%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,290 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,860 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (13.9 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (243.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Utica, MI (1.8 miles ),
Fraser, MI (2.2 miles ),
Troy, MI (2.4 miles ),
Warren, MI (2.5 miles ),
Shelby, MI (2.5 miles ),
Madison Heights, MI (2.6 miles ),
Center Line, MI (2.6 miles ),
Clawson, MI (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.58 N, Longitude: 83.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,814 (-1.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,367 (19.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 586

Distribution of median household income in Sterling Heights, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sterling Heights, MI in 2019
Sterling Heights satellite photo by USGS

Sterling Heights tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 513 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 1998: 636 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 1999: 581 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2000: 529 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2001: 503 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2002: 625 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 799 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2004: 621 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2005: 399 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2006: 190 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $194,100
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $252,800
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $255,900
  • 2010: 103 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2011: 75 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2012: 72 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2013: 119 buildings, average cost: $237,800
  • 2014: 69 buildings, average cost: $265,300
  • 2015: 163 buildings, average cost: $242,400
  • 2016: 101 buildings, average cost: $254,300
  • 2017: 204 buildings, average cost: $258,000
  • 2018: 39 buildings, average cost: $322,600
  • 2019: 172 buildings, average cost: $270,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Sterling Heights, MI residents
Average permit cost in Sterling Heights, MI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.9%
Michigan:

6.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Sterling Heights, MI
Historical housing units in Sterling Heights, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +6,480 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in Sterling Heights, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2019
  • Transportation equipment (12.8%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2019
  • Transportation equipment (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2019
  • Health care (21.5%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Sterling Heights, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2019
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Engineers (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.9%)
  • Registered nurses (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2019
  • Engineers (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2019
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.0%)

Average climate in Sterling Heights, Michigan

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Sterling Heights, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.0. This is worse than average.

City:

90.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.438. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.438
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.0170. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0170
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Sterling Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Sterling Heights city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1964, a category F4 tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 224 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sterling Heights-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 154.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from Sterling Heights center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 157.5 miles away from Sterling Heights center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 306.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 124.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 420.1 miles away from Sterling Heights center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macomb County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sterling Heights topographic map

Main business address for: CHAAS ACQUISITIONS LLC (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES).

Nursing Homes in Sterling Heights:

  • CHERRYWOOD NURSING AND LIVING (2372 FIFTEEN MILE RD)
  • EVANGELICAL HOME STERLING HEIGHTS (14900 SHORE LINE DR)
  • MEDILODGE OF STERLING HEIGHTS (14151 E 15 MILE RD)

Dialysis Facilities in Sterling Heights:

  • BEAUMONT HOSPITAL - STERLING HGTS (44300 DEQUINDRE RD)

Home Health Centers in Sterling Heights:

  • AMAZING CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (33186 RYAN ROAD)
  • AMENITY HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (42874 MOUND RD)
  • APOLLO HOME CARE, INC (3058 METRO PARKWAY, SUITE 205)
  • ASSOCIATES IN HOME CARE, INC (44444 MOUND ROAD STE 530)
  • DIVINITY HOME CARE (2107 E 14 MILE ROAD)
  • HOME PRO CARE INC (5418 METROPOLITAN PARKWAY)
  • HONEST HOME CARE, INC (43763 VAN DYKE)
  • MARELI HOME CARE, L L C (43800 VAN DYKE AVENUE, SUITE 1)
  • PREMIUM HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (2015 EAST 15 MILE ROAD)
  • REGENCY HOMECARE, INC (44484 MOUND ROAD)
  • SPHINX HOME HEALTH CARE, L L C (4455 METRO PARKWAY SUITE B)

Amtrak stations near Sterling Heights:

  • 9 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: PONTIAC (1600 WIDE TRACK DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in Sterling Heights:

  • Paul Mitchell the School-Michigan (Full-time enrollment: 241; Location: 40688 Van Dyke Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: sterlingheights.paulmitchell.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sterling Heights:

  • Macomb Community College (about 6 miles; Warren, MI; Full-time enrollment: 15,669)
  • Baker College of Clinton Township (about 7 miles; Clinton Township, MI; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • Oakland University (about 12 miles; Rochester Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 16,449)
  • Baker College of Auburn Hills (about 13 miles; Auburn Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 13 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Lawrence Technological University (about 14 miles; Southfield, MI; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • Wayne State University (about 16 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 20,204)

Public high schools in Sterling Heights:

Private high school in Sterling Heights:

  • PARKWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 463, Location: 14500 METROPOLITAN PKWY, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Sterling Heights:

See full list of schools located in Sterling Heights

Library in Sterling Heights:

  • STERLING HEIGHTS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,813,868; Location: 40255 DODGE PARK ROAD; 197,412 books; 9,944 e-books; 13,781 audio materials; 12,491 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 403 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sterling Heights: Sunnybrook Country Club (A), Four Seasons Shopping Plaza (B), Plum Brook Golf Course (C), Rammler Golf and Country Club (D), Maple Lane Golf Club (E), Cherrywood Nursing and Living Center (F), Sterling Heights Library (G), Sterling Heights Police Department (H), Universal - Macomb Ambulance Service (I), Henry Ford Medical Center - Sterling Heights (J), Beaumont Outpatient Medical Building (K), Complete Family Care (L), Kirkwood Professional Building (M), Sterling Heights Fire Department Station 5 Headquarters (N), Sterling Heights Fire Department Station 3 (O), Sterling Heights Fire Department Station 2 (P), Sterling Heights Fire Department Station 1 (Q), Sterling Heights Fire Department Station 4 (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Van Dyke 18 Commons Shopping Center (1), Lakeview Square Shopping Center (2), Lakeshore Center Shopping Center (3), Dodge Park Plaza Shopping Center (4), Crossroads Village Shopping Center (5), County Line Plaza Shopping Center (6), Clinton Valley Mall Shopping Center (7), Brookside Village Shopping Center (8), Hatherly Commons Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Sterling Heights: CHAAS ACQUISITIONS LLC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sterling Heights include: Saint Basil Church (A), Saint Blase Church (B), Saint Thomas Church (C), Saint Rene Church (D), Utica United Methodist Church (E), Covenant Baptist Church (F), Fellowship Baptist Church (G), Saint Malachy Church (H), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Trinity Cemetery (1), Russian Orthodox Cemetery (2), Saint Paul Cemetery (3), Sterling Grove Cemetery (4), Edgerton Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gamble Drain (A), Gibson Drain (B), Hawthorn Drain (C), Sturgis Drain (D), Spencer Drain (E), Chrissman Drain (F), McInerney Drain (G), Moore Drain (H), Newth Drain (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sterling Heights include: Tiger Land Park (1), Dodge Brothers State Park Number 8 (2), Riverland Amusement Park (3), Upton House Historical Marker (4), Baumgartner Park (5), Arlingdale Park (6), Sterling Heights Family Park (7), Fairview Park (8), College Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Big Toys (Amusement & Theme Parks; 33133 Mound Road) (1), KART 2 KART (42705 Van Dyke Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (34858 Van Dyke Avenue) (1), Best Western Sterling Inn (34911 Van Dyke) (2), Detroit/Sterling Heights Super 8 Motel (34550 Van Dyke Ave) (3), Hampton Inn & Suites Detroit/Sterling He (36400 Van Dyke Avenue) (4), Extended Stayamerica (33400 Van Dyke Avenue) (5), Baymont Inn & Suites (12888 Reek Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Porcelain Black - Pop singer-songwriter, Chris Liwienski - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Aug 2, 1975), Craig Krenzel - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Jul 1, 1981), Dave Pszenyczny - Ice hockey player, Derian Hatcher - NHL player (Philadelphia Flyers, born: Jun 4, 1972), Kalin Lucas - Professional basketball player, Shawn Hunwick - Ice hockey player, Patrick Davis (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Shawn Chambers - Ice hockey player, Brad Jones (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player.

Macomb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sterling Heights and their reported violations in the past:

COUNTRY MEADOWS (Population served: 158, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAR-04-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2012)
  • Failure to Consult with State - In DEC-08-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2011)
GUN LAKE MOBILE HOME COMMUNITY (Population served: 148, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sterling Heights that have no violations reported:

  • SQUARE DEAL BUILDING SUPPLY (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Sterling Heights in 2010:

  • 554 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 173 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Sterling Heights in 2000:

  • 650 people in nursing homes
  • 409 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 46 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Sterling Heights (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Schoenherr-14 Mile Branch, Van Dyke-Plum Brook Branch, Metro Parkways + Mound Road Branch, Sterling Heights Banking Center Bran, Lakeside Branch, Dequindre 18 Mile Rd Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Metro-Schoenherr Branch, Dequindre-Seventeen Branch, Southcove-Schoenherr Branch, 18 Mile/Van Dyke Branch, 16 Mile/Dequindre Branch, Dodge-Fifteen Branch/15 Mile Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Comerica Bank: 17 Mile-Ryan Branch, Fourteen Mile-Dequindre Branch, Fifteen Mile And Schoenherr Branch, Eighteen Mile-Dequindre Branch, Van Dyke-Utica Branch, 16 Mile And Van Dyke Branch. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: 14 Mile & Mound Branch, Hall Road And Mound Branch, Lakeside, 18 Mile / Dequindre, 16 Mile / Dequindre, Sterling Heights. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Sterling Heights/15 Mile Road Branch, Sterling Heights/16 Mile Branch, Schoenherr Road Branch, Sterling Heights/Mound Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • The Huntington National Bank: Sterling Heights Branch, Dodge Park Branch, Metro Parkway Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Fifth Third Bank: 18 Ryan Banking Center, Dodge Park Branch, Mound & M59 Banking Center. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Mound And M-59 Branch at 44698 Mound Road, branch established on 2006/07/31; 15 Mile Dodge Park Branch at 11700 Fifteen Mile Road, branch established on 1968/02/16. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • TCF National Bank: Dequindre Road at 40770 Dequindre Road, branch established on 2005/10/31; Sterling Heights Branch at 8202 Metropolitan Parkway, branch established on 2001/06/04. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Sterling Heights:

Marital status in Sterling Heights, MI
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Sterling Heights:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sterling Heights
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Sterling Heights:

(Sterling Heights, Michigan Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Sterling Heights, MI (based on Macomb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic249,43957
Evangelical Protestant72,383188
Mainline Protestant21,22165
Orthodox8,9256
Other7,48228
Black Protestant2,67012
None478,858-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 174
Here:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Here:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 189
Macomb County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 593
Macomb County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Macomb County:

29.4%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Macomb County:

13.1%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sterling Heights:

51.8%
State:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sterling Heights:

49.9%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Sterling Heights:

28.4
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sterling Heights:

20.7%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sterling Heights:

9.8%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sterling Heights:

33.9%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
Sterling Heights:

58.5%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Sterling Heights:

79.5%
State:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sterling Heights, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 160$1,110,666$83,3000$0
Firefighters 99$754,817$91,4931$435
Financial Administration 42$288,905$82,5445$12,298
Judicial and Legal 31$136,646$52,89510$15,648
Streets and Highways 29$170,126$70,3973$5,367
Other and Unallocable 27$177,090$78,7071$2,349
Water Supply 18$125,132$83,4214$7,460
Sewerage 16$83,733$62,8002$4,969
Local Libraries 13$79,502$73,38633$46,938
Police - Other 12$54,615$54,61531$24,302
Parks and Recreation 12$69,046$69,04684$62,764
Housing and Community Development (Local) 9$55,218$73,62418$32,722
Other Government Administration 7$39,538$67,77921$14,318
Fire - Other 3$27,541$110,1641$940
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$5,892
Totals for Government 478$3,172,573$79,646217$236,403

Sterling Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $17,143,000 ($129.44)
    Housing and Community Development: $42,000 ($0.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $30,582,000 ($230.92)
    Water Utilities: $27,050,000 ($204.25)
    Sewerage: $19,931,000 ($150.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,387,000 ($138.83)
    Regular Highways: $15,554,000 ($117.44)
    General - Other: $8,115,000 ($61.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,463,000 ($33.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,305,000 ($32.51)
    Financial Administration: $3,416,000 ($25.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,796,000 ($21.11)
    Libraries: $2,585,000 ($19.52)
    Central Staff Services: $2,413,000 ($18.22)
    General Public Buildings: $2,328,000 ($17.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,525,000 ($11.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $973,000 ($7.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,496,000 ($18.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $1,720,000 ($12.99)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $1,288,000 ($9.73)
    Regular Highways: $971,000 ($7.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $18,463,000 ($139.41)
    General - Other: $2,453,000 ($18.52)
    Police Protection: $293,000 ($2.21)
    Libraries: $287,000 ($2.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $132,000 ($1.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $98,000 ($0.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $45,287,000 ($341.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,327,000 ($17.57)

Sterling Heights government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $29,525,000 ($222.93)
    Other: $12,374,000 ($93.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $447,000 ($3.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,010,000 ($22.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,611,000 ($12.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,511,000 ($11.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,787,000 ($28.59)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,663,000 ($20.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,912,000 ($14.44)
    Rents: $1,794,000 ($13.55)
    Interest Earnings: $1,456,000 ($10.99)
    Special Assessments: $222,000 ($1.68)
    Sale of Property: $42,000 ($0.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,978,000 ($135.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,303,000 ($92.90)
    General Local Government Support: $11,626,000 ($87.78)
    Other: $7,996,000 ($60.38)
  • Tax - Property: $67,334,000 ($508.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,411,000 ($18.20)
    Other License: $237,000 ($1.79)

Sterling Heights government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,218,000 ($1277.71)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $147,819,000 ($1116.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,912,000 ($218.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,513,000 ($56.73)

Sterling Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,052,000 ($483.64)

4.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($531 average AGI)
Macomb County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oakland County, MI  1.46% ($48,295 average AGI)
from Wayne County, MI  1.45% ($34,456)
from St. Clair County, MI  0.27% ($46,440)


4.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($570 average AGI)
Macomb County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oakland County, MI  1.42% ($59,917 average AGI)
to Wayne County, MI  1.02% ($34,674)
to St. Clair County, MI  0.34% ($56,787)
Businesses in Sterling Heights, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven11IHOP1
ALDI1Jimmy John's1
ALDO1Jones New York2
AT&T2Journeys1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Justice1
Abercrombie Kids1KFC2
Aeropostale1Kmart1
American Eagle Outfitters1Knights Inn1
Ann Taylor1Kohl's1
Applebee's1Kroger5
Arby's1LA Fitness1
AutoZone2Little Caesars Pizza1
Avenue1Macy's1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marriott1
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Bally Total Fitness1Mazda1
Baskin-Robbins4McDonald's5
Bath & Body Works1Meijer1
Bebe1Men's Wearhouse1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity3
Best Western1New Balance2
Blockbuster2New York & Co1
Brookstone1Nike13
Budget Car Rental2Office Depot1
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax1
CVS3Olive Garden1
Cache1Pac Sun1
Casual Male XL1Panera Bread2
Charlotte Russe1Payless2
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pizza Hut1
Cinnabon 1Quiznos2
Cold Stone Creamery1Red Lobster1
Curves1Rite Aid4
DHL1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Spencer Gifts1
Dunkin Donuts4Sprint Nextel3
Ethan Allen1Starbucks3
Express1Steak 'n Shake1
Extended Stay America1Subway9
FedEx11Super 81
Finish Line1T-Mobile6
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.G.I. Driday's1
Foot Locker1Taco Bell2
Ford1Target2
GNC2Tim Hortons3
GameStop2Torrid1
Gymboree1Toys"R"Us3
H&M1U-Haul3
H&R Block3UPS11
Hardee's1Vans1
Hilton1Victoria's Secret1
Hobby Lobby1Volkswagen1
Hollister Co.1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart2
Hot Topic1Wet Seal1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sterling Heights:

  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sterling Heights:

  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDMK (102.7 FM; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHS (89.1 FM; WARREN, MI; Owner: WARREN CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sterling Heights:

  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Sterling Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 81Number of bridges
  • 666ft / 203mTotal length
  • $969,000Total costs
  • 2,842,361Total average daily traffic
  • 90,572Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,842,617Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sterling Heights, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 221960-1969
  • 191970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 201990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sterling Heights, MI
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED482$118,977397$99,4361,519$130,02453$30,7170$059$76,6271$14,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$129,77456$109,946163$145,03117$34,1760$016$87,6884$24,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED141$121,773144$112,313635$151,01492$24,2170$030$93,03311$35,818
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN71$116,42344$119,818323$146,86711$50,3642$5,414,00015$66,7330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$153,07717$118,82485$150,8473$40,0000$03$104,3330$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 26 tracts in Sterling Heights, MI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 25 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$129,67427$169,4441$97,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$135,57729$177,3100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$124,93810$161,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$145,7507$166,5710$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$160,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sterling Heights, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sterling Heights, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 292. The highest number of fires - 373 took place in 2002, and the least - 231 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sterling Heights, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.4%), and Outside Fires (28.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sterling Heights, MI
    • 2,54951.4%Structure Fires
    • 1,39428.1%Outside Fires
    • 87317.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1422.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sterling Heights, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sterling Heights, Michigan:

  • Sterling Heights Super 8 Motel, 34550 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights, Michigan 48312 , Phone: (313) 283-8830, Fax: (586) 795-8800
  • Extended Stay America - Detroit - Sterling Heights, 33400 Van Dyke Rd, Sterling Heights, Michigan 48312 , Phone: (586) 983-3773, Fax: (586) 983-3772
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Sterling Heights, 36400 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, Michigan 48312 , Phone: (586) 276-0600, Fax: (586) 276-0500
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites Sterling Heights-Detroit Area, 8515 15 Mile Rd, Sterling heights, Michigan 48312 , Phone: (248) 709-9958, Fax: (248) 709-9958
  • Tru by Hilton, 36599 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling heights, Michigan 48312 , Phone: (586) 274-4262, Fax: (586) 274-4163
  • Towneplace Suites Detroit Sterling Heights, 14800 Lakeside Cir, Sterling Heights, Michigan 48314 , Phone: (586) 566-0900, Fax: (586) 566-8901
  • Wyndham Garden Sterling Heights, 34911 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, Michigan 48312 , Phone: (800) 953-1400, Fax: (586) 979-7962
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sterling Heights, Michigan
Most common first names in Sterling Heights, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary40282.6 years
John35776.9 years
Helen27884.9 years
Joseph23977.7 years
Robert22271.0 years
William20074.1 years
Edward17279.2 years
James17273.2 years
Margaret16783.3 years
Dorothy14280.9 years
Most common last names in Sterling Heights, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7178.4 years
Miller5880.3 years
Brown4077.2 years
Johnson3480.3 years
Anderson3081.4 years
Thomas2978.2 years
Taylor2478.1 years
White2478.3 years
Williams2379.4 years
Jones2177.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sterling Heights, MI
  • 94.9%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sterling Heights, MI
  • 79.9%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Electricity
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Sterling Heights compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Sterling Heights on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iraq (population 500+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Asia (population 500+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
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  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
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