Michigan

Capital: Lansing
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
9,915,767 
Population 2015 9,917,715 
Population 2016 9,928,300 
Below Poverty 2014 14.8 
Below Poverty 2015 12.8 
Below Poverty 2016 11.1 
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 56.2 
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 57.1 
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 58.2 
Unemployed 2014 7.3 
Unemployed 2015 5.4 
Unemployed 2016 4.9 
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 4.5 
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 3,306 
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.