10 Most Diverse Places to Live in Macomb County

These are the most diverse towns in Macomb County, according to Niche.

Choosing a diverse place to raise a family can impact the way a child sees the world. 

Niche, a website offering rankings and statistics on towns, schools and colleges, recently released its 2024 Most Diverse Places to Live. It offers a look at the most diverse places for people with kids in Macomb County to call home based on a variety of factors.

These statistics were calculated based on ethnic and economic diversity statistics by city from the U.S. Census. You can find the full methodology here.

Top 10 most diverse places in Macomb County

Center Line 

  • Average home value: $131,900
  • Population: 8,493

Center Line’s diverse neighborhoods and proximity to bigger cities like Royal Oak and Detroit make it a good choice for families wanting a peaceful neighborhood within driving distance to downtown life. 


  • Average home value: $115,100
  • Population: 34,087

This suburb of Detroit offers residents a good cost of living and outdoor activities as well as pleasant parks and summer festivals. 


  • Average home value: $169,300
  • Population: 138,588

This large Michigan city offers families a large number of options for schools. The town has a sparse suburban feel with plenty of family activities, parks, restaurants and festivals, too. 

Mount Clemens 

  • Average home value: $150,900
  • Population: 15,679

Mount Clemens offers its diverse residents access to art centers, farmers markets, museums and more. 


  • Average home value: $129,400
  • Population: 47,476

This suburb offers residents plenty of shopping options plus quick access to downtown Detroit and a short drive to the lakefront. 

Clinton Charter Township 

  • Average home value: $198,800
  • Population: 100,107

Clinton Charter Township’s park systems are top notch. Paired with an above average housing market and cost of living, it’s a good choice for families. 

New Haven 

  • Average home value: $176,400
  • Population: 6,200

New Haven’s Wetzel State Recreation Area and access to the Clinton River is a big draw for residents and visitors alike.

Sterling Heights 

  • Average home value: $243,400
  • Population: 133,744

As the second largest suburb in Metro Detroit, and the fourth largest city in Michigan, Sterling Heights has many options for families. It earns a “B+” both in the public schools and good for families categories from Niche.


  • Average home value: $199,600
  • Population: 5,195

This diverse suburb boasts a small historic district as well as many walking paths and small shops. 


  • Average home value: $228,800
  • Population: 3,727

Romeo has a suburban and rural mix and a smaller population. As well as being diverse, it earns a “B+” in public schools and good for families categories from Niche.

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Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn is a freelance journalist, copy editor and proud Detroiter. She is a graduate of Wayne State University’s journalism school and of the Columbia Publishing Course at Oxford University. Amanda is a lover of translated contemporary fiction, wines from Jura and her dog, Lottie.


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