Michigan

Capital: Lansing
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
9,884,781 
Population 2013 9,898,193 
Population 2014 9,909,877 
Below Poverty 2011 15.0 
Below Poverty 2012 13.7 
Below Poverty 2013 14.5 
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 54.8 
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 55.7 
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 56.5 
Unemployed 2011 10.7 
Unemployed 2012 9.0 
Unemployed 2013 8.9 
Unemployed 2014 7.3 
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 1,724 
STATE FACTS
Michigan has more than 11,000 inland lakes and more than 36,000 miles of streams.
Michigan is the only state that touches four of the five Great Lakes.
The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in america to feature cageless, open-exhibits that allowed animals more freedom to roam.