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Sterling Heights, MI

Sterling Heights, MI


Sterling Heights, MI

Moving to Sterling Heights, MI-Motor City's Second Largest Suburb
 
The August 2006 issue of Money magazine listed Sterling Heights as number 19 on its list of the 90 "Best Small Cities" to live in.  But if you are moving to Sterling Heights, MI, you're still including the urban experience.  It's the second largest suburb in the Detroit area with a population of nearly 130,000 residents.  It's actually the fourth largest city in Michigan too, and it's a major player in the cities surrounding the 18th largest city in the country.  Detroit metro sports a combined 9-county population of over 5 million. 

The area is known for its automotive heritage; distinctive and unique arts/entertainment scene; multiple popular music icons; and various sports legacies. If you are moving to Sterling, MI, you will enjoy a variety of natural landscapes and parks in the Detroit area that not only link the city to Lake Erie, but also to Canadian neighbor-Windsor, Ontario (which has a population of over 210,000 itself).  In this article we will give you a few reasons why you are sure to love moving to Sterling Heights, MI as well as some tips on getting setup there.

Sterling Heights-Comfy, Safe, and Affordable

Have you announced that you are moving to Sterling Heights to some of your friends, co-workers, and family members and gotten a puzzled response?  Many people are very hesitant to adjust their comfort zone at all, and they may be asking you why you would ever consider such a drastic change.  If this sounds like you, keep reading.  Below you will find a few interesting facts about Sterling Heights you can use to sell your move to anyone who raises an eyebrow.

  • Weather in Sterling Heights - Of course the winters are harsh, but the summers make up for it tenfold.  Imagine a three month period where temperatures teeter between 75 and 85 with trace humidity.  If you're moving to Sterling Heights, MI, you won't have to use your imagination!  That's summer.
  • Crime in Sterling Heights - Sterling Heights ranked #1 on the list of Michigan's Safest Cities according to FBI statistics released in May of 2011.  It is also considered by several publications to be among the best places to raise a family in the U.S.
  • Sterling Heights' economy - Worried about what you've heard regarding the economy and quality of life in the Detroit area?  Have no fear; the urban scene is alive and well in Motor City.  Check out this great three part documentary
  • Buying a home in Sterling Heights - In 2009, CNN ranked Sterling Heights fifth in the nation in home affordability.  There is no better time to buy a home in this area!
  • Sterling Heights' Sports - Lions, Tigers, and Red Wings-oh my!  Name a sport and it's big in Detroit.  In fact the hockey team is number one in the nation, having won more Stanley Cup Championships than any other team in America. 
  • Shopping in Sterling Heights - Lakeside Mall is a must see if you are moving to Sterling Heights with an appetite for shopping.  Anchored by Lord & Taylor, Macy's, and JCPenney, it also includes all the stores you'd expect in between.
  • Eating out in Sterling Heights - Get your family an edible housewarming gift from area favorite Achatz Handmade Pie Co.  They have authentic homemade pies in dozens of flavors sold either by the slice or by 10" whole pies.

Moving to Sterling Heights, MI-Various Links

Sterling Heights Chamber of Commerce
Sterling Heights Public Library
Sterling Heights School District
Sterling Heights Website
Sterling Heights Map

Compare U-Pack® to other Sterling Heights Moving Companies

Moving has a reputation of being difficult and expensive. It doesn't have to be-even when it's long distance. U-Pack Moving is the affordable alternative to traditional Sterling Heights moving companies.   If you haven't considered the way U-Pack splits the bill for savvy consumers like yourself, take a moment to peruse our new twist on everyone's favorite age-old chore.  All sarcasm aside, the professionals at U-Pack know transportation.  Read below how we get you moved cross country in an average of 2-5 business days!

  • U-Pack drops off a moving trailer or ReloCube® right to your door.
  • You load.  Pack your belongings into the trailer or ReloCube exactly how you want them-you've got up to three business days!
  • U-Pack sends a professional ABF driver to pick up and transport the trailer or ReloCube packed tight with your belongings.
  • Your belongings are delivered right to your door at your new home in Sterling Heights.
  • You enjoy the smooth drive into Sterling Heights in your own vehicle, then simply unpack your belongings and arrange your new home to your specifications.

Have special circumstances?  Call today for a free moving estimate or to discuss your move 800-355-1696! U-Pack is known for flexible moving solutions. Make moving to Sterling Heights easier than ever. Go U-Pack! 

The service center for Sterling Heights, MI is located in Romulus, MI.

Information about Sterling Heights, MI

Est. Population: 127176
County: Macomb
Latitude: 42.5833
Longitude: -83.0333
Zip Codes: 48310
48310
48312
48313
48314
48312
48313
48314