Located within Michigan, United States, the city of Sterling Heights is located in the Detroit metropolitan area.
The character of Sterling Heights is exemplified by its calm ambience. This part of the Detroit metropolitan area is good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as the streets are quite tranquil - however noise can be bothersome close to the railway line. Lastly, getting to public green spaces, such as Freedom Hill County Park and James Nelson Park, is easy from the majority of locations within the city and there are about 10 of them close by for residents to visit.
In Sterling Heights, around two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, and small apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This city has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around three quarters of the dwellings in the city and one quarter are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this city occurred in the 1960s and 1970s.
In Sterling Heights, property buyers will commonly be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. As far as food is concerned, a portion of residents in Sterling Heights may have the option to do groceries by walking in one of over 50 stores, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. There are also a few options for those who value restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Sterling Heights is very car friendly. Finding a place to park is generally easy. On the other hand, many of the houses for sale in this city are located in areas that are not very suitable for walking since most daily needs are at times difficult to meet on foot.