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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 9,909,600 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
1Detroit1252,691
2Grand Rapids1031,225
3Southfield85,515
4Lansing815,529
5Flint839,823
6Troy73,171
7Port Huron43,783
8Battle Creek44,932
9Dearborn421,784
10Kalamazoo433,248
11East Lansing452,021
12Ann Arbor458,016
13Farmington Hills3171
14Saginaw3366
15Canton3780
16Livonia314,768
17Mount Pleasant326,185
18Southgate2116
19Waterford2120
20Brighton2134

Largest Michigan Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Addison591
Adrian20,800
Ahmeek122
Akron428
Alanson833
Albion8,293
Algonac4,047
Allegan5,051
Allen274
Allen Park27,519
Alma9,222
Almont2,714
Alpena10,213
Alpha175
Ann Arbor118,087
Applegate262
Armada1,864
Ashley472
Athens1,141
Auburn1,935

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

Demographics

People

Total Population9,909,600
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+4,356,501
Age of the Population39.5

Families

% of people married48%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.4%
Median Earnings25+$35,243
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,288
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,762

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,958
% Above Poverty Level83.7%
% Below Poverty Level16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone29.1%
Median Gross Rent$799
Median House Value$127,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.3%
Irish10.8%
English8.8%
Polish8.4%
Dutch4.7%
Italian4.7%
French Except Basque4.1%
Scottish2.2%
Arab1.8%
Canadian1.6%
Swedish1.4%
Finnish1%
Hungarian0.9%
Norwegian0.8%
Russian0.7%
Lebanese0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Belgian0.5%
African0.5%
Czech0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Albanian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Iraqi0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Syrian0.1%
German0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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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

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