Sterling Heights, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 131,224 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 67,997  (51.8%)
Females: 63,227  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,732 (it was $60,494 in 2000)
Sterling Heights:

$57,732
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,026 (it was $24,958 in 2000)

Sterling Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $140,400 (it was $157,800 in 2000)
Sterling Heights:

$140,400
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $163,881; Detached houses: $154,168; Townhouses or other attached units: $319,275; In 2-unit structures: $139,433; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $237,651; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $61,242; Mobile homes: $46,785

Median gross rent in 2013: $853.

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  • Races in Sterling Heights, MI (2013)

    Sterling Heights races chart
    • 107,89882.1%White alone
    • 9,6797.4%Asian alone
    • 7,5485.7%Black alone
    • 3,4392.6%Two or more races
    • 2,6412.0%Hispanic
    • 2470.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 680.05%American Indian alone
    • 490.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sterling Heights: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.2%), Polish (12.0%), Italian (10.5%), Arab (8.9%), Irish (6.9%), English (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 615 feet

Land area: 36.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,581 people per square mile   (average).

Sterling Heights,MI real estate house value index trend

Sterling Heights, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Sterling Heights:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sterling Heights city:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

31,483 residents are foreign born (8.2% Asia, 7.3% Europe).

This city:

24.0%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Sterling Heights, Michigan as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sterling Heights to the number of sex offenders is 6,210 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,590 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,441 (1.9%)

Sterling Heights satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.58 N, Longitude: 83.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -707 (-0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,943 (18.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 586

Sterling Heights household income distribution Sterling Heights home values distribution

Crime rates in Sterling Heights by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0115022221140
per 100,000 0.00.80.83.90.01.61.61.61.60.80.83.10.0
Rapes 20301822191721262731111630
per 100,000 16.023.814.217.414.913.316.320.421.224.58.512.323.0
Robberies 37354617463039493535313025
per 100,000 29.627.836.413.436.123.530.338.427.527.723.923.119.1
Assaults 203180193190217207231151150132160182189
per 100,000 162.2143.0152.5150.1170.1162.1179.7118.2117.7104.5123.5140.0144.7
Burglaries 387397358348314356390467365364451357330
per 100,000 309.3315.4283.0274.9246.1278.7303.4365.7286.4288.2348.0274.7252.6
Thefts 2,6312,4892,2942,2802,2872,7162,4702,1662,0611,9312,0472,0591,957
per 100,000 2,102.71,977.41,813.21,801.11,792.62,126.61,921.41,696.21,617.21,529.01,579.51,584.21,498.1
Auto thefts 274245292235239343243201185120173162199
per 100,000 219.0194.6230.8185.6187.3268.6189.0157.4145.295.0133.5124.6152.3
Arson 10201067222281096910
per 100,000 8.015.97.94.75.517.217.16.37.87.14.66.97.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 184.0180.9171.4168.1166.7186.0181.0166.6153.8144.6143.6148.9148.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sterling Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 186 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
Michigan average:

1.72

Sterling Heights tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +6,480 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Sterling Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% 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 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 157.5 miles away from the city 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 Sterling Heights center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 383.0 miles away from the city 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 (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sterling Heights topographic 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.

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

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)

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)

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 schools in Sterling Heights:

  • PARKWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 543; Location: 14500 METROPOLITAN PKWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PARKWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 14500 METROPOLITAN PKWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • STERLING CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 33380 RYAN RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Sterling Heights:

See full list of schools located in Sterling Heights, map of school districts: WARREN CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS, UTICA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

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)

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 127. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

127
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.427. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.427
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.68. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.68
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.78. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.78
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.0179. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0179
U.S.:

0.0147

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.5%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Black residents, 7.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.8% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)
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

Sterling Heights, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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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.
  • House age below state average.

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

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

  • Best Western Sterling Inn, 34911 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 , Phone: (586) 979-1400, Fax: (586) 979-0430
  • Villager Lodge, 34858 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 , Phone: (313) 939-5555, Fax: (586) 939-7320
  • Sterling Heights Super 8 Motel, 34550 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 , Phone: (313) 283-8830, Fax: (586) 795-8800
  • Extended Stay America, 33400 Van Dyke Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 , Phone: (586) 983-3773, Fax: (586) 983-3772
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Sterling Heights, 36400 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 , Phone: (586) 276-0600, Fax: (586) 276-0500
  • Towneplace Suites By Marriott, 14800 Lakeside Cir, Sterling Heights, MI 48314 , Phone: (586) 566-0900, Fax: (586) 566-8901
  • Best Western Sterling Inn, 34911 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 , Phone: (800) 953-1400, Fax: (586) 979-7962
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Michigan average:

11.0

Sterling Heights travel time to work - commute Sterling Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 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 city (based on Macomb County data)

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
Macomb County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Macomb County:

29.4%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 28$164,221$70,38016$28,133
Other Government Administration 8$53,331$79,99730$26,792
Judicial and Legal 33$145,582$52,9394$6,075
Police Protection - Officers 149$1,047,702$84,3790$0
Police - Other 40$186,047$55,81437$21,877
Firefighters 81$600,483$88,9600$0
Fire - Other 4$21,212$63,6360$0
Correction 1$5,637$67,6440$0
Streets and Highways 23$145,920$76,1323$5,393
Health 0$0 2$2,967
Solid Waste Management 5$27,095$65,0289$14,721
Sewerage 12$63,057$63,0573$3,881
Parks and Recreation 9$47,322$63,09645$26,251
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$30,987$74,3690$0
Water Supply 17$105,342$74,3592$2,648
Local Libraries 16$77,508$58,13127$35,143
Other and Unallocable 28$160,542$68,8047$16,554
Totals for Government 459$2,881,988$75,346185$190,435

Sterling Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,954,000 ($30.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,556,000 ($11.86)
    General - Other: $1,063,000 ($8.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $207,000 ($1.58)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $25,343,000 ($193.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,097,000 ($107.43)
    Regular Highways: $10,462,000 ($79.73)
    General - Other: $8,024,000 ($61.15)
    Water Utilities: $5,508,000 ($41.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,028,000 ($30.70)
    Financial Administration: $3,055,000 ($23.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,661,000 ($20.28)
    Libraries: $2,553,000 ($19.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,314,000 ($17.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,929,000 ($14.70)
    Central Staff Services: $1,870,000 ($14.25)
    General Public Buildings: $1,526,000 ($11.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,211,000 ($9.23)
    Sewerage: $253,000 ($1.93)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $194,414,000 ($1481.54)
    Corporate Bonds: $65,169,000 ($496.62)
    Benefit Payments: $13,728,000 ($104.62)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $9,381,000 ($71.49)
    Withdrawals: $1,191,000 ($9.08)
    Other Investments - Other: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,371,000 ($18.07)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $9,029,000 ($68.81)
    General - Other: $8,792,000 ($67.00)
    Regular Highways: $2,460,000 ($18.75)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($0.09)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Correctional Institutions: $32,000 ($0.24)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($0.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,122,000 ($8.55)
    Police Protection: $1,036,000 ($7.89)
    General - Other: $948,000 ($7.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $442,000 ($3.37)
    Sewerage: $333,000 ($2.54)
    Public Welfare - Other: $259,000 ($1.97)
    Libraries: $233,000 ($1.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000 ($0.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $39,259,000 ($299.18)

Sterling Heights government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,612,000 ($103.73)
    All Other: $7,792,000 ($59.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $452,000 ($3.44)
    Housing and Community Development: $410,000 ($3.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $21,048,000 ($160.40)
    From Parent Local Government: $2,994,000 ($22.82)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,944,000 ($14.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,514,000 ($19.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,315,000 ($10.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,604,000 ($27.46)
    Interest Earnings: $2,939,000 ($22.40)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,771,000 ($13.50)
    Rents: $1,460,000 ($11.13)
    Sale of Property: $550,000 ($4.19)
    Special Assessments: $36,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,332,000 ($86.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,999,000 ($83.82)
    Highways: $7,288,000 ($55.54)
    All Other: $928,000 ($7.07)
    Transit Utilities: $248,000 ($1.89)
  • Tax - Property: $52,577,000 ($400.67)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,986,000 ($15.13)

Sterling Heights government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,655,000 ($462.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,625,000 ($423.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,030,000 ($38.33)

Sterling Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,074,000 ($15.81)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $45,020,000 ($343.08)
    Total Federal Securities: $36,085,000 ($274.99)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,267,000 ($390.68)

4.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,461 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($527 average AGI)
Macomb County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wayne County, MI  1.73% ($29,720 average AGI)
from Oakland County, MI  1.25% ($37,627)
from St. Clair County, MI  0.28% ($33,934)


4.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($533 average AGI)
Macomb County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oakland County, MI  1.42% ($43,561 average AGI)
to Wayne County, MI  1.08% ($27,796)
to St. Clair County, MI  0.26% ($38,052)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sterling Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 199m653ftTotal length
  • $8,364,000Total costs
  • 1,913,064Total average daily traffic
  • 60,981Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 52000-2009
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 330
  • Hazardous Condition: 262
  • Service Call: 52
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Sterling Heights

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sterling Heights, MI
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
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

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