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Capital City:
Lansing
State Flower:
Apple Blossom
State Bird:
Robin
State #26 Admitted to Union:
Jan 26, 1837

    People Facts Michigan USA
Population, 2010 9,883,640 308,745,538
Population, 2000 9,938,444 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 6.3% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 24.5% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 12.5% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 50.8% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 81.2% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 14.3% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 0.6% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 2.4% 4.4%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 1.5% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 3.9% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 77.7% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 57.3% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 5.3% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 8.4% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 83.4% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 21.8% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 1,711,231 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 24.1 25.5
 
Housing units, 2006 4,513,726 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 73.8% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 18.8% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $115,600 $119,600
 
Households, 2000 3,785,661 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.56 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $44,409 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $22,168 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 12.5% 12.7%
Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 237,523 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 3,796,876 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 -6.8% 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 638,505 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 735,531 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 6.0% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.7% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.1% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.0% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.3% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 29.6% 28.2%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 221,433,262 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 165,958,945 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 109,350,139 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $10,889 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 12,248,269 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 29,191 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 60,488,500 2,143,781,727
    Geography Facts
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 56,803.82 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 175.0 79.6



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