Macomb County, MI Demographics

The total population of Macomb County is estimated to be 878,453 with 431,113 males (49.08%) and 447,340 females (50.92%). There are 16,227 more females than males in Macomb County.
The median household income in Macomb County was $73,316 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 69(0.09%) from $73,247 in 2020. This income is 98.27% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Macomb County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $88,852. Overall, the median household income for the county of Macomb County stands at $73,830.
In Macomb County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $46,965 for males and $30,401 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $67,173 for males and $51,016 for females.
In Macomb County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $83,651, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $57,617.
In 2022, the population of Macomb County was 874,195, a 0.36% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Macomb County's population was 877,385, a decline of 0.32% compared to a population of 880,176 in 2020.
The median age in Macomb County, MI is 40.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.23% were under the age of 15, 18.98% aged 15 to 29, 46.80% aged 30 to 64, 14.82% aged 65 to 84, and 2.17% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Macomb County population: 78.64% are White, 12.14% are Black or African American, 0.28% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 4.37% are Asian, 0.07% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.75% are some other race and 3.75% are multiracial.