Life in Macomb County, Michigan
Make Macomb Your HomeWith safe neighborhoods, strong schools, top-notch healthcare facilities and diverse leisure-time options, Macomb County is the perfect place to call home!
Growing faster than any other area in greater Detroit, Macomb is Michigan's third most populated county with more than 841,000 residents.
Macomb County offers the greatest value for your housing dollar in the region. From starter bungalows in mature neighborhoods to opulent luxury homes on park-like parcels, options for every lifestyle and budget abound. Here you can find your dream adobe on a long and winding country road; in a family-friendly suburb; on a historic boulevard in a quaint village; along the shores of Lake St. Clair or in a downtown loft overlooking a vibrant city.
Safe and secure
Macomb County communities are among the safest in the United States. Low crime rates, progressive public safety departments and reciprocal emergency response means that your family and property are secure. As a result, you'll enjoy lower insurance premiums on vehicles and buildings. We enjoy all of Pure Michigan's four glorious seasons without the threat of natural disasters that plague other areas.
Top rated schoolsMacomb County parents expect and demand that our schools excel at preparing students for life. More than 95 percent of high school graduates from our 21 public school districts choose to continue their education in some form or fashion. For those preparing for life as global citizens, the coveted International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma is available at two tuition-free International Academies. More than 30 tuition-free public academies and numerous private schools help to round out educational options.
A national leader, Macomb Community College serves more than 50,000 students annually. Granting more associate degrees than any other in Michigan, Macomb College also offers pre-collegiate experience with a streamlined articulation process; career preparation and workforce development; professional education and certification; and a broad offering of life-long learning opportunities. Home to the nation's first "University Center," Macomb College adds extra value for area residents pursuing bachelor and graduate degrees through some of Michigan's top collegiate programs as well as the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Content courtesy of Macomb County Michigan - www.MacombCountyMi.gov