Macomb County Target Areas The Socioeconomic and Cultural Profile of Six Communities

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Macomb County Target Areas The Socioeconomic and Cultural Profile of Six Communities. Report by the Piast Institute. Introduction. Early History of Macomb County. Early History of Macomb County. Macomb County organized in 1818. It was the third county in Michigan. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Macomb County Target AreasThe Socioeconomic and Cultural Profile of Six CommunitiesReport by the Piast Institute

  • Early History of Macomb County

  • Early History of Macomb CountyMacomb County organized in 1818.It was the third county in Michigan. Early settlers were French and Native Americans.American settlement began in earnest after the Erie Canal opened in 1825.

  • Early History of Macomb CountyThe charter culture was Yankee and Yorker.2/3 of settlers were from New York and New England.Characteristics: Decentralized town plan Commercial focusWheat/ dairy culture (Macomb Variant-unusually high percentage of Corn Production)Republican partyTemperance culture

  • Early History of Macomb CountyGerman settlement 1840s 1870sModerationist cultureBelgian (Flemish) settlement post 1880.Polish settlement post 1880. Catholic drinking patternsEstablishment of private rural picnic grounds in 20th Century. Centers for Alcohol Consumption especially during Prohibition

  • The Statistical Profile of the Six Communities

  • Macomb CountyAccording to the 2005-2007 American Community Survey 3-Year Estimates, there were 16,699 people identifying as Hispanic/Latino in Macomb County, composing 2% of the total population.

    RacePopulation %White733,29488.5Black or African American49,5926Asian25,8493.1Some other race4,5710.6American Indian and Alaska Native2,2390.3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2390

  • Macomb CountyThe educational attainment of the of Macomb County shows a pattern characteristic of a area of skilled and technical workers: Higher than average High School averages and lower than average college completion. 86.8% of Macomb County residents completed high school or above, while 21.1% hold a Bachelors Degree or higher (the national figures are 84% and 27% respectively). 9.6% of the countys population is foreign born. Median Family income in Macomb County is $69,063, which is higher than the national average of $60,374. 8.3% of Macomb County residents live below the poverty level.

  • FraserAccording to the 2000 U.S. Census Data, there were 203 people identifying as Hispanic/Latino in Fraser, composing 1.3% of the population.

    RacePopulation%White14,78796.7Black or African American1390.9Asian1420.9American Indian and Alaska Native400.3Some other race320.2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20

  • FraserThe educational attainment of the residents of Fraser is generally below the national average. 82.4% of Fraser residents completed high school or above, while 14.6% hold a Bachelors Degree or higher (the national figures are 84% and 27% respectively). 6% of the citys population is foreign born. Median Family income in Fraser is $64,119, which is significantly higher then the national average of $50,046. 4.2% of Fraser residents live below the poverty level.

  • Clinton TownshipAccording to the 2005-2007 ACS Data, there were 2693 people identifying as Hispanic/Latino in Clinton Township, composing 2.9% of the population.

    RacePopulation %White81,91386.8Black or African American7,8308.3Asian2,0712.2Some other race7000.7American Indian and Alaska Native2720.3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220

  • Clinton TownshipThe educational attainment of the residents of Clinton Township is above the national average in terms of population with high school diplomas but below the national average in terms of college education. 87.6% of Clinton Twp. residents completed high school or above, while 18.9% hold a Bachelors Degree or higher. 8.3% of the townships population is foreign born. Median Family income in Clinton Twp. is $61,747, which is higher than the national average of $60,374. 11% of Fraser residents live below the poverty level.

  • RosevilleThe Hispanic/Latino population of Roseville is 1,152 or 2.5% of the total population of the city.

    RacePopulation%White40,41488.9Black or African American2,9446.5American Indian and Alaska Native410.1Asian9852.2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander00Some other race1710.4

  • RosevilleThe educational attainment of the residents of Roseville is generally below the national average. 80.3% of Roseville residents completed high school or above, while 9.5% hold a Bachelors Degree or higher. 4.4% of the citys population is foreign born. Median Family income in Roseville is $53,399, which is significantly lower than the national average of $60,374. 12.9% of Roseville residents live below the poverty level.

  • WarrenThe Hispanic/Latino population of Warren is 1,880 or 1.4% of the total population of the city.

    RacePopulation%White110,63083.5Black or African American11,9639American Indian and Alaska Native5820.4Asian5,9794.5Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander00Some other race2940.2Two or more races3,0162.3

  • WarrenThe educational attainment of the residents of Warren is generally below the national average. 82.2% of Warren residents completed high school or above, while 17% hold a Bachelors Degree or higher. 10.2% of the citys population is foreign born. Median Family income in Warren is $56,673, which is slightly lower than the national average of $60,374. 11.1% of Warren residents live below the poverty level.

  • Sterling HeightsThe Hispanic/Latino population of Sterling Heights is 2,451 or 1.9% of the total population of the city.

    RacePopulation%White114,95187.7Black or African American4,6293.5American Indian and Alaska Native3810.3Asian8,8096.7Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander00Some other race7960.6

  • Sterling HeightsThe educational attainment of the residents of Sterling Heights is close to the national average. 86% of Sterling Heightss residents completed high school or above, while 26.1% hold a Bachelors Degree or higher. 21.4% of the citys population is foreign born, which is well above the national average of 12.5%. Median Family income in Sterling Heights is $72,604, which is well above the national average of $60,374. 6.8% of Sterling Heights residents live below the poverty level.

  • St. Clair ShoresThe Hispanic/Latino population of St. Clair Shores is 890 or 1.5% of the total population of the city.

    RacePopulation%White56,42194.3Black or African American1,1231.9American Indian and Alaska Native1960.3Asian7691.3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160Some other race2680.4

  • St. Clair ShoresThe educational attainment of the residents of St. Clair Shores is consistent with general Macomb County pattern. 88.5% of St. Clair Shores residents completed high school or above, while 19.5% hold a Bachelors Degree or higher. 5.5% of the citys population is foreign born. Median Family income in St. Clair Shores is $64,785, which is above the national average of $60,374. 7.1% of St. Clair Shores residents live below the poverty level.

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