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Michigan Population

Michigan (U.S. state abbreviation is 'MI') is the midwestern region in the United States, borders Wisconsin to the west, Indiana to the south, Toronto to the east, Ontario to the south. Its Area 96,716 sq miles (250,493 sq km.) and area rank is 11 th biggest in US. Michigan population in 2020 is estimated to be 10 million and its tenth most populous state in the US. Michigan is derived from the Ojibwa Indian word 'meicigama' means 'large water', It has the longest freshwater shoreline in the world and has more shoreline than any other state except Alaska, has more than 11,000 inland lakes and more than 36,000 miles of streams. Michigan State University was founded in 1855 and one of the largest universites of United States. Michigan State Police established the first state police radio system in the world in 1929. Detroit is the largest city of Michigan state, followed by Grand Rapids.
Michigan Population at North Beach South Haven
Image Source: North Beach South Haven, Michigan

Population of Michigan in 2018 is 9.9 million, the MI population change is very minimal and the state is maintaining the 9.9 million since from year 2012 and in 2019 is projected as 10 million people.
YearPopulation% Change
2020*10,031,9000.17 *
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018

Michigan Population by Race & Groups

According to 2017 US Race statistics for Michigan state, 78% belong to White American, 13.7% Black or African American, 4.8% belongs to Hispanic or Latino, 2.9% belong to Asians. Among Hispanic or Latino, 354,272 people are Mexicans, 44,878 are Puerto Ricans, and 11,952 are Cubans. Out of 289,082 Asians, 102,735 are Asian Indians, followed by Chinese with 57,704, 25,452 are Filipinos, 25,795 are Koreans and 15,740 are Vietnamese population. The total Asian Population is 289,082.

Total Population9,925,568Percent
Black or African American1,374,51513.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native51,8040.522%
Cherokee tribal grouping3,1750.032%
Chippewa tribal grouping21,2300.214%
Navajo tribal grouping2920.003%
Sioux tribal grouping5280.005%
Asian Population289,0822.91%
Asian Indian102,7351.04%
Other Asian Population49,712
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,8080.03%
Native Hawaiian1,0370.010%
Guamanian or Chamorro4310.004%
Other Pacific Islander878
Some other race115,258
Hispanic or Latino484,5684.88%
Puerto Rican44,8980.45%
Other Hispanic or Latino73,446

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)

Top Cities of Michigan

2Grand Rapids200,217
4Sterling Heights132,964
5Ann Arbor121,890

Population Pyramid

Source: 2017 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group

Languages spoken in MI

Enlish Language is the official language in Michigan state, Regarding the nativity/spoken langauages at home are 90.6% speak English, 2.92% are Spanish, 2.81% are European.

152,551 people speake Asian Languages out of these 8,912 peooke speak Gujarati, 14,977 speak Hindi, 13,057 speak Urdu, 6164 speak Punjabi, 18,532 speak Bengali, 12,229 speak Telugu, 8179 speak Tamil, 8,060 speak Malayalam/Kannada.

People from mid and east asia, 49,002 speak Mandarin/Cantonese, 12,252 speak Japanese, 15,732 speak Korean, 13,747 speak Vietnamese, 4,332 speak Thai/Lao/Tai-Kadai language, 15,737 speak Tagalog. People from African region speak, 6,518 speak Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, 4,450 speak Swahili. Ariabic is spoken by 135,336.
Speak only English8,476,28990.62
Spanish Language273,1482.92
European Language263,1812.81
Asian Languages152,5511.63
Other Languages188,4002.01
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)


Michigan state education statistics in 2017 on primary and higher education.

Population 18 to 24 years997075509325487750
Less than high school graduate1295467717752369
High school graduate (includes equivalency)288593161044127549
Some college or associates degree480248227349252899
Bachelors degree or higher986884375554933
Population 25 years and over671997232415333478439
Less than 9th grade204526103171101355
9th to 12th grade, no diploma452157237008215149
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1966110971338994772
Some college, no degree1588068765797822271
Associates degree622070258247363823
Bachelors degree1147842548994598848
Graduate or professional degree739199356978382221
High school graduate or higher488857723619822526595
Bachelors degree or higher1552548758112794436
Black or African855627388915466712
High school graduate or higher727321321824405497
Bachelors degree or higher1452285360591623
American Indian or Alaska Native alone337681657617192
High school graduate or higher288061404914757
Bachelors degree or higher480122882513
High school graduate or higher1661128121384899
Bachelors degree or higher1180126139356619
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1839880959
High school graduate or higher1543760783
Bachelors degree or higher526309217
Hispanic or Latino Origin242648122862119786
High school graduate or higher1731308515587975
Bachelors degree or higher413781919922179
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


Disadvantage people statistics of Michigan state as on 2017.

Total civilian non-institutionalized population1401476
Black or African American240705
American Indian and Alaska Native alone10690
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander387
Some other race11760
With a hearing difficulty383687
With a vision difficulty223056
With a cognitive difficulty552591
With an ambulatory difficulty727840
With a self-care difficulty280276
With an independent living difficulty507808

Counties of Michigan

Michigan state is divided into 83 counties. Wayne County is the largest with 1.75 million, followed by Oakland County with 1.25 million, Macomb County with 874,759. The largest village in Michigan State is Caro.

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Alcona County10,32310,3620.47575
Alger County9,1379,097-0.47777
Allegan County116,433117,3270.81818
Alpena County28,43828,360-0.35050
Antrim County23,26923,3650.46060
Arenac County15,03315,0410.16869
Baraga County8,4388,320-1.47878
Barry County60,62961,1570.93332
Bay County104,189103,923-0.32020
Benzie County17,60417,7530.86566
Berrien County154,362154,141-0.11515
Branch County43,42343,6220.53838
Calhoun County134,358134,4870.11717
Cass County51,45351,6530.43535
Charlevoix County26,21926,2440.15252
Cheboygan County25,39825,4130.15453
Chippewa County37,71437,517-0.54242
Clare County30,59730,7570.54848
Clinton County78,54979,33212525
Crawford County13,91713,901-0.17070
Delta County35,89635,857-0.14444
Dickinson County25,42825,383-0.25354
Eaton County109,477109,8260.31919
Emmet County33,12733,3080.54646
Genesee County407,673406,892-0.255
Gladwin County25,23725,3370.45555
Gogebic County15,33815,096-1.66768
Grand Traverse County91,79692,5730.82222
Gratiot County41,01140,599-14141
Hillsdale County45,84345,749-0.23737
Houghton County36,39736,219-0.54343
Huron County31,27131,166-0.34747
Ingham County292,327292,7350.177
Ionia County64,22964,21003030
Iosco County25,12225,081-0.25656
Iron County11,11911,11707373
Isabella County71,12570,562-0.82727
Jackson County158,690158,8230.11414
Kalamazoo County263,001264,8700.799
Kalkaska County17,59517,8241.36665
Kent County649,231653,7860.744
Keweenaw County2,1022,1130.58383
Lake County11,98411,881-0.97272
Lapeer County88,18388,028-0.22323
Leelanau County21,67621,7640.46363
Lenawee County98,48298,266-0.22121
Livingston County189,886191,2240.71110
Luce County6,3586,283-1.28181
Mackinac County10,75610,7870.37474
Macomb County871,976874,7590.333
Manistee County24,42124,5280.45858
Marquette County66,56566,516-0.12929
Mason County29,02329,1000.34949
Mecosta County43,35843,5450.43939
Menominee County23,00722,983-0.16262
Midland County83,24583,20902424
Missaukee County15,03115,1130.56967
Monroe County149,592150,4390.61616
Montcalm County63,54463,9680.73131
Montmorency County9,2299,2650.47676
Muskegon County173,656173,58801212
Newaygo County48,32548,8921.23636
Oakland County1,256,1821,259,2010.222
Oceana County26,45826,6250.65151
Ogemaw County20,94420,95206464
Ontonagon County5,8755,795-1.48282
Osceola County23,25423,3410.46161
Oscoda County8,2638,2760.27979
Otsego County24,56924,6650.45757
Ottawa County286,922290,4941.288
Presque Isle County12,77012,738-0.37171
Roscommon County23,77523,8840.55959
Saginaw County191,996190,800-0.61011
St. Clair County159,213159,3370.11313
St. Joseph County60,81961,0430.43233
Sanilac County41,21941,182-0.14040
Schoolcraft County8,0468,0680.38080
Shiawassee County68,45968,192-0.42828
Tuscola County52,79452,516-0.53434
Van Buren County75,34675,4480.12626
Washtenaw County369,208370,9630.566
Wayne County1,756,2641,753,893-0.111
Wexford County33,25633,4660.64545


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