Talent & Employment Data   

   Sterling Heights Macomb County Michigan
Labor Force (2014) 65,227 405,864 4,747,839
Employment (2014) 62,090 372,674 4,442,272
Employment Growth Rate 
(2010-2015)
5% 3.8% 0.1%
Unemployment (2014) 3,137 33,190 305,567
Unemployment Rate (2014) 4.8% 8.2% 6.4%
Mean travel time to work
(age 16+)
25.7 minutes 26.8 minutes 24 minutes
Educational Attainment
Associates Degree or Higher (25+)
35.7% 30.8% 25.9% 
(Bachelor's or higher)
Median Household Income $57,075 $53,411 $48,411

Percent Unionized (BLS 2010)

Michigan 16.5%
US 11.9%