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Sterling Heights
Macomb County, Michigan

48310, 48312, 48313, 48314

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Page Contents for Sterling Heights, Michigan

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.
The population of Sterling Heights is approximately 128,034 (2005), 129699 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 47,547 (2000), 49451 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sterling Heights is 94.908 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Sterling Heights is 36.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.135 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sterling Heights to Washington DC is 416 miles.
The distance to the Michigan state capital is 81 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sterling Heights is positioned 42.58 degrees north of the equator and 83.03 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Sterling Heights elevation is 615 feet above sea level.
The Sterling Heights city flower is the Lavender Rose.
The city tree is the Chanticleer Pear.
Sterling Heights median income is $ 60,494 (2000).
The Sterling Heights median home price is $ 160,700 (2000).


in eastern Michigan about 14 miles north of Detroit. Other nearby communities include Utica, Warren, Fraser, Shelby, Center Line, Madison Heights, clinton and Troy.

Here is a map page for the city.
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History & History Related Items

Though the city was not incorporated until 1968, it has a long history. Learn more about Sterling Height history at this history page
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The founding of Sterling Heights

July 1, 1968


This page lists many attractions for the area.
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Sterling Heights City Government

City of Sterling Heights
40555 Utica Road
PO Box 8009
Sterling Heights, Michigan 48311-8009
Phone: 586-446-CITY(2489)

Sterling Heights Chamber

Sterling Heights Area Chamber of Commerce
Serving Sterling Heights, Utica and Shelby Township
Phone: 586-731-5400

Sterling Heights Organizations

Sterling Heights Area Chamber of Commerce
Serving Sterling Heights, Utica and Shelby Township
Phone: 586-731-5400

Sterling Heights Libraries

Sterling Heights Library
40255 Dodge Park Road
Sterling Heights, Michigan 48313-4140

Sterling Heights Schools

Utica Community Schools
11303 Greendale
Sterling Heights Michigan
Phone: 586-795-2300

Warren Consolidated Schools
31300 Anita
Warren, Michigan 48093
Phone: 586-825-2400

Sterling Christian School
33380 Ryan Rd.
Sterling Heights, MI 48310
Phone: (586) 268-5420

St. Lawrence Catholic School

St. Paul Lutheran School
Nursery - 8th
42681 Hayes
Sterling Heights, MI 48313
Phone: 586-247-4427 Sterling Heights


The population of Sterling Heights was:
1990 - 117,810
2000 - 124,471
2005 - 128,034

Sterling Heights ranks as the ninth safest city in the United States and the safest city in Michigan based on F.B.I. statistics (2002). It has also been ranked as the second safest city in America!

There are more than 384 miles of roadway in Sterling Heights, of which 309.40 miles are maintained by the city.

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