Macomb County

Macomb County, Michigan

40 N Main St 1st Fl
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
Phone: (586) 469-5120

On the southeast coast of MI, north of Detroit; original county; established Jan 15, 1818 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Alexander Macomb (1782-1841), officer in the War of 1812 and commanding general of the U.S. Army (1835-41)

Area (sq mi):: 569.78 (land 480.44; water 89.34) Population per square mile: 1726.40
Population 2005: 829,453 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 5.20%; 1990-2000 9.90% Population 2000: 788,149 (White 91.60%; Black or African American 2.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 2.10%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 8.80%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $24,446; median household $52,102; Population below poverty level: 5.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $32,944-$34,206
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 26.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Warren (136,118)
  • Sterling Heights (127,476)
  • Saint Clair Shores (61,864)
  • Roseville (47,960)
  • Eastpointe (33,384)
  • Mount Clemens County seat (17,108)
  • Fraser (15,130)
  • New Baltimore (10,857)

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    Earlier this year Governor Jennifer Granholm approved a proposed new Macomb County Charter, which was written by the 26-member, elected charter commission and would, among other things, create new ethics rules, reduce the number of commissioners from 26 to 11 and create an executive-style government similar to Wayne and Oakland counties.
    Working as a reporter, he brought to light mishandled cases in the Macomb County juvenile courts; as an editor, he led the news staff to a Pulitzer Prize for the Free Press' coverage of the 1967 Detroit riots, as well as the George Polk Award for the paper's reports on the Kent State University shootings in 1970.
    A Macomb County judge issued a warrant for Kimberley's arrest in April.
    Mathers had failed to appear on Monday at the in Macomb County Circuit Court in Michigan.
    In Macomb County, (population 717,400), the cost of operating the county jail in 1992 was about $18.3 million, nearly 11 percent of the county's total operating budget.
    Police in Macomb County, Michigan, responded to a call Wednesday not about a crime, but about a horse that had fallen through an ice-covered pond and was stuck.
    Warren, MI, April 17, 2014 --( Macomb County experts for retirement planning services, Michigan Retirement Specialists are now inviting city officials across the region to review the benefits of their advisory services.
    It's in the former Macomb County Library building in Clinton Township, about 20 miles northeast of Detroit.
    Lastly, higher education expansion in Macomb County presents opportunities for our existing regional institutions to work with Macomb Community College to link education, business and workforce development needs to create a new model for the region and the state.
    She attended Lewis University and Macomb County Community College.
    On leaving the Macomb County treatment facility this week, Kim was taken to a doctor's appointment, after which she was to attend a nearby Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meeting and return.