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Shelby Charter Township
  • Suburb of Detroit, MI

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Shelby Charter Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 79,840. Shelby Charter Township is in Macomb County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Shelby Charter Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Shelby Charter Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Shelby Charter Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Shelby Charter Township are highly rated.

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About Shelby Charter Township...
Population
79,840

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$265,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,060
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Shelby Charter Township Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    61.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    31.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    8.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    94.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    597.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    39.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Shelby Charter Township

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$79,447
National
$64,994

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