Nationwide Claims to Fame

Michigan is 3rd out of 51 other states in Home ownership rate

Michigan is 8th out of 51 other states in Households

Michigan is 8th out of 51 other states in Housing units

Michigan is 8th out of 51 other states in Non-farm private employees

Michigan is 9th out of 51 other states in Current population (2012)

Michigan is 9th out of 51 other states in Non-farm private establishments

Michigan is 9th out of 51 other states in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Michigan is 11th out of 51 other states in Retail sales

Michigan is 14th out of 51 other states in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Michigan is 16th out of 51 other states in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Michigan Rank US
Current population (2012) 9,883,360 9th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 56,538.9 22nd 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 174.8 18th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Michigan Rank US
Residents younger than 5 5.8% 42nd 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.9% 31st 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.6% 20th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Michigan Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.4% 22nd 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 25.3% 36th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Michigan Rank US
Race - White 80.1% 30th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 14.3% 17th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 27th 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.6% 24th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 50th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 22nd 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.6% 38th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 76.2% 22nd 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Michigan Rank US
Female residents 50.9% 24th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.0% 28th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Michigan Rank US
Housing units 4,525,480 8th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 18.1% 36th 25.9%
Households 3,825,182 8th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 73.5% 3rd 66.1%
Home median value $137,300 34th $186,200
People per household 2.5 23rd 2.6
Building permits (last year) 11,692 26th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Michigan Rank US
Income per capita $25,482 33rd $27,915
Income per household $48,669 32nd $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.7% 16th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Michigan Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 217,344 9th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 3,379,035 8th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 816,972 9th 27,092,908
Retail sales $109,102,594 11th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $10,855 50th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $14,536,648 14th $613,795,732

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