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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 9,925,568 people in Michigan as per 2017 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 (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Detroit1250,600
2Grand Rapids1130,400
3Southfield75,425
4Lansing614,700
5Flint630,049
6Kalamazoo633,010
7Troy43,074
8Port Huron43,759
9Livonia413,798
10Mount Pleasant423,531
11East Lansing451,702
12Ann Arbor459,505
13Farmington Hills3242
14Canton3815
15Battle Creek34,910
16Dearborn322,116
17Brighton294
18Waterford2106
19Taylor2212
20Kentwood2244

Largest Michigan Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Addison621
Adrian20,743
Ahmeek128
Akron452
Alanson864
Albion8,263
Algonac4,048
Allegan5,027
Allen269
Allen Park27,406
Alma9,108
Almont2,748
Alpena10,123
Alpha169
Ann Arbor119,303
Applegate265
Armada1,855
Ashley494
Athens1,126
Auburn1,934

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,925,568
Male Share of the Population49.2%
Female Share of the Population50.8%
Senior Citizens15.9%
Employed Population 16+4,430,991
Age of the Population39.6

Families

% of people married48.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.1%
Median Earnings25+$36,396
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,396
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,926

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,653
% Above Poverty Level84.4%
% Below Poverty Level15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone29.2%
Median Gross Rent$824
Median House Value$136,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.1%
Irish10.6%
English8.7%
Polish8.3%
Italian4.7%
Dutch4.6%
French Except Basque4%
Scottish2.2%
Arab1.9%
Canadian1.6%
Swedish1.4%
Finnish1%
Hungarian0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Russian0.7%
Lebanese0.6%
African0.6%
Belgian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Czech0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Iraqi0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Albanian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Austrian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
German0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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

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