Commerce, Michigan Population 2024

43,127

Commerce is a city located in Oakland County Michigan. Commerce has a 2024 population of 43,127. Commerce is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually but its population has increased by 0.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,044 in 2020.

The average household income in Commerce is $131,945 with a poverty rate of 5.12%. The median age in Commerce is 42.7 years: 41.8 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Commerce Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Commerce was:

  • White: 87.27%
  • Two or more races: 4.95%
  • Asian: 4.64%
  • Black or African American: 2.64%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
27.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,568.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.19% (83)
The current population of Commerce, Michigan is 43,127 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 43,044.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37,59787.27%
Two or more races2,1344.95%
Asian2,0014.64%
Black or African American1,1382.64%
Other race1780.41%
Native American330.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Commerce Population by Race

Commerce Population Pyramid 2024

Commerce Median Age

42.7

Total

41.8

Male

43.7

Female

Commerce Adults

There are 33,679 adults, (7,237 of whom are seniors) in Commerce.

Commerce Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Commerce Sex Ratio

Female21,62950.21%
Male21,45249.79%

Commerce Population by Age

Commerce Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All16,5302.687.112.9
Married9,9723.1292.87.2
Non Family4,5581.2676.323.7
Female1,2873.0380.719.3
Male7133.186.713.3

3.06

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

87.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Commerce Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7912.62%
Associates Degree3,15110.43%
Bachelors Degree8,95229.62%
Graduate Degree4,89416.19%
High School Graduate5,27417.45%
Less Than 9th Grade5651.87%
Some College6,59421.82%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Commerce Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Commerce Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White26,26225,25311,868
Asian1,3281,284990
2+ Races1,111975322
Hispanic898685270
Black878850502
Other Race119903
Native American21110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.55%.

Commerce Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$81,127$103,356$58,063
Graduate Degree$100,276$126,719$74,805
High School Graduate$41,125$51,985$28,611
Less Than 9th Grade$38,638$56,699$27,778
Overall$62,144$80,829$48,115
Some College$49,442$57,682$40,884

$62,144

Average Earnings

$80,829

Average Male

$48,115

Average Female

Commerce Earnings by Educational Attainment

Commerce Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Commerce Language

86.64% of Commerce residents speak only English, while 13.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.86% of the population.

Commerce Language

Commerce Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White36,4151,7194.72%
Hispanic1,82324113.22%
Multiple2,1341607.5%
Asian2,001824.1%
Black1,131575.04%
Other178105.62%
Native3326.06%

5.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.67%

Male Poverty Rate

5.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Commerce

The race most likely to be in poverty in Commerce is Hispanic, with 13.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Commerce is Asian, with 4.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.73%.

Commerce Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.68%
Less Than 9th Grade7.36%
Some College5.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%

Commerce Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25.95%
Male Unemployed16.62%
Female Employed2.51%
Male Employed2.43%

Commerce Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Commerce Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$125,854$148,333
Households$108,682$131,945
Married Families$135,978$-999,999,999
Non Families$59,590$83,606

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Commerce Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Commerce Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Commerce Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Commerce Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Commerce Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,568

Number of Veterans

1,421

Male Veterans

147

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam553
Second Gulf War247
First Gulf War192
Korea135
World War II35

Commerce Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74475
75+402
55 to 64356
35 to 54187
18 to 34148

Commerce Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,3284.49%
2+ Races17112.43%
Black504.89%
Hispanic181.47%
Asian120.8%
Other Race74.64%

Commerce Veterans by Race

Commerce Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Commerce Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Commerce Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Commerce Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Commerce Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.65%

Born in Commerce

88.94%

Native Born

11.06%

Foreign Born

3.94%

Non Citizen

7.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.94% of Commerce residents were born in the United States, with 73.65% having been born in Michigan. 3.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Commerce Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202943,032-19-0.04%
202843,051-19-0.04%
202743,070-19-0.04%
202643,089-19-0.04%
202543,108-19-0.04%
202443,127-19-0.04%
202343,146-19-0.04%
202243,165-19-0.04%
202143,1841400.33%
202043,044-1,043-2.37%
201944,0871390.32%
201843,9484861.12%
201743,4627091.66%
201642,7534791.13%
201542,274880.21%
201442,1866021.45%
201341,5845311.29%
201241,0534961.22%
201140,5574131.03%
201040,14400%

Commerce Population by Year