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Chesterfield is a township in Macomb County, in the Detroit metro area.
The latitude of Chesterfield is 42.662N. The longitude is -82.842W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 37,405.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chesterfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Macomb County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48042 ZIP code.
22% of Chesterfield residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chesterfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chesterfield was $24,410, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Chesterfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chesterfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $561. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,240.
Libraries in Chesterfield include Chesterfield Township Library ... View libraries
Macomb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chesterfield political report.
The average commute time for Chesterfield workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Chesterfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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