Michigan

Capital: Lansing
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2015
9,918,170
Population 2016 9,933,445
Population 2017 9,962,311
Below Poverty 2014 16.2
Below Poverty 2015 15.8
Below Poverty 2016 15.0
Below Poverty 2018 14.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 57.1 
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 58.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 58.6
Unemployed 2015 5.4
Unemployed 2016 5.0
Unemployed 2017 4.6
Unemployed 2018 (Oct.) 3.9
Foreclosure Rate 2018 (Oct.) 1 of 2,666
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.