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Sterling Heights - Town vs. County Stats

Sterling Heights - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Sterling Heights: $232,600 / County Avg $266,100

44%

Avg Taxes in Sterling Heights: $2,600 / County Avg $2,800

46%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Sterling Heights: 1,702 / County Avg 1,870

46%

Avg Price per/ft2 in Sterling Heights: $137 / County Avg $142

96%

Avg Walkscore in Sterling Heights: 31 / County Avg 32

49%

Avg Year Built in Sterling Heights: 1982 / County Avg 1978

50%

Avg Days on Website in Sterling Heights: 49 / County Avg 71

35%

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Sterling Heights is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan, and one of Detroit's core suburbs. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 129,699. It is the second largest suburb in Metro Detroit, and the fourth largest city in Michigan. Sterling Heights consistently ranks as the safest city in Michigan with population over 100,000.

Sterling Heights was incorporated as a city in 1968. It was until the 1950s an agricultural area largely devoted to growing rhubarb and other crops sold in Detroit. Prior to 1968 Sterling Heights was known as Sterling Township. It had from 1836 until 1838 been known as Jefferson Township.

William Valusek was the last Sterling Township supervisor. Anthony Dobry served on the first city council and later served as mayor for eight years. Dobry Road on the northern city limits is named after him. Gerald Donovan became the first mayor of the city. F. James Dunlop became the first mayor pro-tem. There was already a small village named Sterling in Arenac County, so the word "Heights" was added to the township name to satisfy a state law that prevents incorporated municipalities from having the same name. "Moravian" was another name under consideration for the new city.

Lakeside Mall opened in Sterling Heights in 1976.

By 1991 the city had received many people of ethnic European origins, including ethnic Albanians, Bosnians, Croatians, Macedonians, Montenegrins, Serbians, and Slovenians. They moved from Detroit and Hamtramck. In the 1990s, ethnic Macedonians in Sterling Heights, together with ethnic Serbs, had the nickname "Yugos." The ethnic Albanians had the nickname the "Albos." The two groups often had conflicts in the 1990s. As of 1991 many residents worked in automobile plants operated by Chrysler and Ford, and that year, Murray Dublin of The Baltimore Sun described Sterling Heights as "blue collar."

In November 1999, the AMC Theaters Forum 30 megaplex theater opened at the Fourm at Gateways Shopping Center at M-59 and Mound Road along the northern border of Sterling Heights and immediately became the largest movie theater in Michigan, a distinction it still holds. It has since become one of two megaplex movie theaters in Sterling Heights after MJR Theatres opened the Marketplace Digital Cinema 20 in the south end of Sterling Heights in 2005.

The August 2006 issue of Money magazine listed Sterling Heights as No. 19 on its list of the 90 "Best Small Cities" to live in.

Sterling Heights was ranked the sixth safest city in the U.S. with a population between 100,000—499,999, according to Morgan Quitno's 2006 analysis of crime rates.
Areas in Sterling Heights MI
Macomb Twp
Sterling Heights
Neighborhoods in Sterling Heights MI
$WESTCHESTER SUB
ABERDEEN GARDENS CONDO
ABERDEEN PINES CONDO
AMERICANA # 02
AMERICANA SUB #2
ANDOVER HEIGHTS
ANNA LISA
ARBOR CREST SUBDIVISION
Arlingdale Heights Sub
ARLINGDALE HGTS
AVALON WOOD #631
BAINBRIDGE
BARTOLA FARMS SUB
BEAVER BROOKE ESTATES
BEAVER CREEK
BELLA SERA CONDO
BELMONT ESTATES
BETH ANN MILLER SUB
BETHANY MEADOWS
BILTMORE PARK # 01
BRISTOL HEIGHTS
BRISTOL HEIGHTS # 01
CANDLEWOOD VILLAGE # 02
CANDLEWOOD VILLAGE SUB 3
Carpathia City Park
CARPATHIA NORTH
CHERRY HILL FARMS
CHESTNUT HILLS # 01
COACHWOOD SQUARE
CORNERSTONE CONDO
Country Club Estates
COVENTRY SQUARE # 02
COVENTRY SQUARE # 03
DANA ACRES
DANBURY
DE CLERCK SUB
DERBY VILLAGE
DRESDEN VILLAGE
DRESDEN VILLAGE # 01
DRESDEN VILLAGE SUB
EAST HAMPTON # 03
Eastmont # 01
EASTMONT # 02
EASTMONT SUB 1
ESSEX GARDENS
Executive Heights
EXECUTIVE HEIGHTS SUB
EYSTERS MOUND RD FARMS #3
FAIRFIELD VILLAGE # 01
FAIRFIELD VILLAGE SUB
FAIRWAY GREEN
FOREST BROOK SUB #1
FOREST VIEW SUB
FOREST VIEW SUB NO 4
FOREST VIEW SUB NO 7
Foster Maas Ranch
FOSTER MAAS RANCH # 01
FOX HILL CONDO
GATEWAY OAKS CONDO #760
GOLFPOINTE VILLAGE AT PLUMBROOK
GRENAL # 01
GRENAL # 02
GRENAL SUB
Grenal Sub #2
HANNEBAUER PARC OF STERLING HEIGHTS
HATHERLY PLACE WEST
HATHERLY PLACE WEST SUB
HEINS GARDENS
HEINS GARDENS # 02
HEINS GARDENS SUB
HEMSLEY PLACE
HERITAGE COMMONS
HICKORY HEIGHTS SUB
KENNOWAY MEADOWS # 01
KINGSLEY
KINGSLEY # 02
KINGSLEY SUB LOT # 175
LAKESHORE
LAKESIDE VILLAGE OF STERLING
LENGTHY LEGAL - CLB
LEONARDO ESTATES
LISA MARIE GARDENS
LONDON HEIGHTS
M 82 $"BRISTOL HEIGHTS SUB. NO. 2" LOT 321
MAPLE LANE GARDENS
Maple Woods
MAPLEWOOD ESTATES MCCP NO. 1112
MARSH CREEK CONDO
MAYWOOD EAST
MAYWOOD PARK # 03
MID HAMPTON # 02
MIRACLE HOMES
Montego Bay Sub
MONTEGO MAY
MONTICELLO ESTATES
MORAVIAN POINTE SUB
NEW BRADFORD MANOR
New Bradford Manor Sub
NORTH POINTE
NORTH POINTE CONDO
NOTTINGHAM COVE
NOTTINGHAM COVE CONDO
NOTTINGHAM COVE CONDO #790
ORCHARD SQUARE ESTATES
PALMER WOODS NORTH CONDO
PARK PLACE CONDO
PARKWAY ESTATES SUBDIVISION
PENDLETON VILLAGE CONDO
PINEBROOK # 05
PINEBROOK # 06
PINEBROOK NORTH SUB
PINEBROOK SUB
PINEBROOK SUB #6
PLUM CREEK
PLUM CREEK CONDO
PLUMBROOK ESTATES # 01
PLUMBROOK FARMS # 01
PLUMBROOK VILLAGE
PLUMCREEK ESTATES
PLUMCREEK ESTATES CONDO #785
PLUMTREE VILLAGE SUB NO 2
RIDGECROFT NORTH
RIVER WOODS CONDO
S-P CARPATHIA CITY PARK
S-P EYSTERS MOUND RD FARMS
S-P EYSTERS MOUND RD FMS # 03
S-P MOUND GARDENS
S-P RIVERSIDE FARMS
SADDLEBROOK CONDOMINIUM
SEVILLE GARDENS
SEVILLE GARDENS LOT 98
SEVILLE GARDENS SUBDIVISION
SEVILLE TERRACE
SEVILLE TERRACE CONDO
SOMERSET SQUARE
SOUTH HAMPTON # 02
STADLER ESTATES # 01
STEPHENS CLAIRVIEW RANCH HOM
STERLING COMMONS TOWNHOMES
STERLING COUNTRY ESTATES # 02
STERLING CREEK CONDO #929
STERLING KNOLLS
STERLING MANOR
STERLING MORAVIAN SUB
STERLING OAKS # 01
STERLING OAKS CONDO
STERLING PARK
STERLING WOODS CONDO #668
STERLING WOODS CONDOMINIUM
STONEGATE CONDO #713
STONEGATE MANOR CONDO #713
STRAFORD VILLAGE NORTH CONDO
Stratford Village
STRATFORD VILLAGE NORTH
STRATFORD VILLAGE NORTH CONDO #754
STRATFORD VILLAGE REGENTS #690
STRATFORD VILLAGE TERRACES #674
SURREY ESTATES
TARRYTON
TARRYTON # 01
TERRA SANTA VILLAGE # 03
THE PARC AT VINEYARDS
THE PINES OF MORAVIAN
THE PRESERVES CONDO #783
The Towns At Orchard Square #696
TOUSSAINT MEADOWS
TOUSSAINT MEADOWS MCCP NO 1067
UNIVERSITY ESTATES # 01
UNIVERSITY ESTATES # 03
VENETIAN ESTATES
VENETIAN ESTATES CONDO #756
VENTNOR MANOR
VENTNOR MANOR # 03
VICTORY GARDENS
VILLA NOVA # 02
VILLA VERSAILLES SUB
VILLAGER # 02
VINEYARDS # 08
Vineyards #7
WALDEN ESTATES CONDOMINIUMS
WASHINGTON SQUARE
WESTBROOKE
WESTCHESTER
WESTHAMPTON
WINTHROP # 01
WINTHROP # 02