Sterling Heights is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan, and one of Detroit's core suburbs. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 129,699. It is the second largest suburb in Metro Detroit, and the fourth largest city in Michigan. Sterling Heights is well known for several events including: Sterling Heights sits on two main thoroughfares: Sterling Heights is home to two roundabouts. The most recent, a three-lane roundabout constructed on M-53 at 18 Mile (Van Dyke) Road, completed June 2005, and at the Municipal City Center located and Dodge Park and Utica. As of the census of 2000, there were 124,471 people, 46,319 households, and 33,395 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,397.0 per square mile (1,311.6/km). There were 47,547 housing units at an average density of 1,297.6 per square mile (501.0/km). The racial makeup of the city was 90.70% White, 1.30% African American, 0.21% Native American, 4.92% Asian, 0.
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