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Cities and Towns

State of Michigan

Michigan, abbreviated "MI", is in the East North Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Lansing. There were 9,900,571 people in Michigan as per 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on January 26, 1837.

Please explore the cities and towns of Michigan, below.

Top Michigan College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Detroit 12 53,337
2 Grand Rapids 11 32,507
3 Troy 8 3,634
4 Southfield 8 6,126
5 Lansing 8 17,079
6 Flint 8 43,538
7 Port Huron 5 3,901
8 Kalamazoo 5 33,835
9 Ann Arbor 5 56,857
10 Battle Creek 4 5,421
11 Dearborn 4 22,499
12 East Lansing 4 52,489
13 Saginaw 3 489
14 Canton 3 1,058
15 Jackson 3 5,554
16 Livonia 3 15,543
17 Mount Pleasant 3 27,007
18 Cadillac 2 25
19 Clinton Township 2 102
20 Waterford 2 111

Largest Michigan Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
L'Anse 3,724
Clinton 98,543
Addison 573
Adrian 20,878
Ahmeek 109
Akron 413
Alanson 675
Albion 8,316
Algonac 4,063
Allegan 5,036
Allen 243
Allen Park 27,676
Alma 9,264
Almont 2,685
Alpena 10,273
Alpha 75
Ann Arbor 116,194
Applegate 308
Armada 1,998
Ashley 494

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 9,900,571
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 4,279,616
Age of the Population 39.5

Families

% of people married 48.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.9%
Median Earnings25+ $34,374
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,714
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,347

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,247
% Above Poverty Level 83.3%
% Below Poverty Level 16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.1%
Median Gross Rent $783
Median House Value $122,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.6%
US/American 0.1%
English 9.1%
Irish 10.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Isle Royale (Park)
Isle Royale National Park
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1895
906-482-0984

Keweenaw (Historic Site)
25970 Red Jacket Road
Calumet, Michigan 49913
906-337-3168

Pictured Rocks (Seashore)
N8391 Sand Point Road
Munising, Michigan 49862-0040
906-387-2607

Sleeping Bear Dunes (Seashore)
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Empire, Michigan 49630-9797
231-326-5134

Michigan flag
Michigan State Flag

Michigan seal
Michigan State Seal

Michigan quarter
Michigan State Quarter

Michigan plate
Michigan State Plate

Info for Michigan Government Officials

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