The Population Trends that are Reshaping Michigan

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  • 1. The Population Trends That Are Reshaping Michigan Reynolds Farley Population Studies Center Institute for Social Research University of Michigan renf@umich.edu Observations prepared for a conference organized by:GOVERNING and the American Association of Retired Persons Lansing, Michigan June 6, 2012
  • 2. Michigans Slow Population Growth in Recent Decades Low Fertility Net loss of population in exchange with other states Relatively few immigrants from abroad Michigan loses the economic stimulus of population growth Michigan loses political influence
  • 3. FIGURE 1. Percent Change by Decade for Michigans Population and for the Nations Population, 1860 to 201060%50%40%30%20%10%0% 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Michigan Rest of the USA
  • 4. FIGURE 2. Michigans Share of the Nations Total Population, 1850 to 20105% 4.4% 4.2% 4.3% 4.1% 3.9% 4.0%4% 3.7% 3.5% 3.5% 3.3% 3.2% 3.2% 3.3% 3.0% 3.1%3% 2.8% 2.0%2%1%0% 60 80 90 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 00 10 50 70 00 10 18 18 18 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 20 2018 18 19 19
  • 5. FIGURE 3. Number of Congressional Seats Apportioned to Michigan after Each Census, 1850 to 2010 20 19 19 NUMBER OF CONGRESSIONAL SEATS 18 18 18 17 17 16 16 15 14 14 13 13 12 12 12 11 10 9 8 6 6 4 4 2 0 50 60 80 90 10 30 40 70 90 70 00 20 50 60 80 00 10 18 18 18 19 19 19 18 18 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 20 20
  • 6. MAP 1. Percent Change in Population of Michigan Counties, 2000 to 2011 Keweenaw Keweenaw Houghton Houghton Baraga Ontonagon Marquette Luce Gogebic Alger Chippewa Iron Schoolcraft Mackinac Dickinson Chippewa Delta Menominee Emmet Cheboygan Presque Isle Charlevoix Montmorency Antrim Otsego Alpena Leelanau Benzie Kalkaska Crawford Oscoda Alcona Grand Traverse Legend Ogemaw Iosco Manistee Wexford Missaukee Roscommon -2.6% and Below (Population Decline) Arenac Mason Lake Osceola Clare Gladwin Huron 0% to -2.5% (Very Slow Loss) Bay