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The City of Sterling Heights is located in Macomb County in the state of Michigan (MI).

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Sterling Heights, Michigan, a City, in Macomb County spans over 36.7 square miles and has a population of 129,699 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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Sterling Heights Latitude: 42.5651 Longitude: -83.0651

The The Zip Codes for Sterling Heights, MI are:
48310, 48311, 48312, 48313, 48314

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The City of Sterling Heights

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Sterling Heights Michigan Physical Characteristics:

The City of Sterling Heights has an area of 36.8 square miles
  • Land: 36.504461389961 Sq. Mi. (99.20%)
  • Water: 0.29353204633205 Sq. Mi.(0.80%)
The Sterling Heights City takes up 6.4% of the area of Macomb County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +42.5812062
  • Longitude: -083.0303162
Sterling Heights Land Water Pie Chart

Sterling Heights, MI Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 49.5°F
  • Average Rainfall: 33.97 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00202427 EASTPOINTE
Latitude: 42.4589 Longitude: -82.9439 Elevation: 182.9 feet.

Sterling Heights, MI Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Sterling Heights was 129,699 people, which is 15.4 % of the entire population of Macomb County.


  • 48.47% Male
  • 51.53% Female


  • 85.140% White
  • 5.163% Black
  • 6.740% Asian
  • 0.22% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.01% Pacific Islander
  • 2.221% Mixed
  • 0.504% Other


  • 98.05% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 1.95% Hispanic or Latino
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Sterling Heights, MI Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.6
Number of Residences: 52,190
  • Occupied: 49,451 (94.75%)
  • Vacant: 2,739 (5.25%)
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Orlandi Gear Co
356601 - Gears & Gear Cutting (Manufacturers)
6566 Sterling Dr S, Sterling Heights, Michigan 48312-5843
Michael Schiavi (586) 264-6700 (586) 264-3595 http://www.orlandigear.com
See more in the Sterling Heights Business Directory
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