Population of Cities in Michigan (2017)

0
Over 1 Million
6
100,000 to 1 Million
73
10,000 to 100,000

Michigan is the 10th most populous state in the United States, with a population of 9.9 million that is quickly approaching the 10 million milestone. Detroit is the most populous city with a population of 677,116 people per 2017 estimates. The next most populous city lags far behind. Grand Rapids has a population of just 195,000. Warren, Sterling Heights, Ann Arbor, and Lansing round out the six total cities in the state with population counts above 100,000. Lansing, the state capital, has a population of 115,056. There are 86 additional cities with populations that fall between 10,000 and 100,000 inhabitants.

In total, the state has 533 incorporated municipalities. These are made up of cities, villages and townships. There are 276 cities in the Michigan, while there are 1,240 townships and 257 villages. These are spread across 83 different counties. Lake Angelus is the smallest city by population. According to data from the 2010 U.S. Census, this city had a population of just 290 people. The state has multiple other cities with populations that fall below 1,000, including Omer, Whittemore, Harrisville, Rose City and Gobles.

Michigan has 0 cities with more than a million people, 6 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 73 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Michigan is Detroit, with a population of 672,795 people.

Detroit

Michigan's largest city is also the largest city along the Canadian and U.S. border.

672,795

Grand Rapids

Because it is home to five of the world's leading furniture companies, Grand Rapids is known by its nickname Furniture City.

196,445

Warren

Warren is the largest suburb in the metro Detroit area.

135,125

Sterling Heights

Sterling Heights, which was incorporated as a city in 1968, has been ranked year after year as the state's safest city.

132,427

Ann Arbor

One of the nation's top research universities, the University of Michigan, can be found in Ann Arbor.

120,782

Lansing

Lansing is the only state capital to not also be a county seat.

116,020

Flint

Flint has been the center of many crises including an economic depression, high crime rates and the Flint Water Crisis.

97,386

Dearborn

This city was the hometown of Henry Ford, was once the location of Ford's global headquarters, and now has a museum that is one of the area's biggest attractions.

94,444

Livonia

Livonia was incorporated as a city in 1950.

94,041

Troy

Troy is a premiere shopping destination in Michigan, and it has also been named as one of the state's safest cities.

83,641

Name 2017 Population
Detroit672,795
Grand Rapids196,445
Warren135,125
Sterling Heights132,427
Ann Arbor120,782
Lansing116,020
Flint97,386
Dearborn94,444
Livonia94,041
Troy83,641
Westland81,545
Kalamazoo75,984
Wyoming75,567
Southfield73,100
Taylor61,177
Pontiac59,698
Novi59,211
Royal Oak59,006
Dearborn Heights55,761
Battle Creek51,534
Saginaw48,984
East Lansing48,870
Portage48,508
Roseville47,602
Midland42,096
Muskegon38,349
Lincoln Park36,720
Holland33,543
Bay City33,511
Jackson32,918
Eastpointe32,673
Madison Heights30,088
Oak Park29,645
Port Huron29,231
Southgate29,085
Burton28,648
Allen Park27,214
Garden City26,719
Mount Pleasant26,313
Wyandotte24,955
Inkster24,462
Romulus23,281
Auburn Hills22,795
Hamtramck21,752
Ypsilanti21,018
Birmingham21,007
Adrian20,676
Marquette20,570
Ferndale20,099
Monroe19,986
Trenton18,253
Wayne16,954
Hazel Park16,530
Mount Clemens16,349
Grandville16,002
Traverse City15,479
Berkley15,272
Owosso14,670
Fraser14,622
Wixom13,758
Harper Woods13,730
Rochester13,017
New Baltimore12,355
Escanaba12,327
Riverview12,103
Clawson11,970
South Lyon11,713
Fenton11,367
Ionia11,300
Niles11,257
Grand Haven10,911
Highland Park10,883
Sturgis10,879
Coldwater10,776
Farmington10,514
Cadillac10,460
Big Rapids10,437
Melvindale10,322
Alpena10,122
Benton Harbor9,919
Flat Rock9,828
Marysville9,735
Howell9,527
Ecorse9,181
Saline9,151
Alma9,149
Plymouth9,077
Charlotte9,055
Lapeer8,748
Greenville8,426
Mason8,395
Tecumseh8,362
Albion8,337
Center Line8,297
Menominee8,279
Hillsdale8,167
Ludington8,070
Flushing8,029
Houghton7,987
Grand Blanc7,954
Grand Ledge7,807
Three Rivers7,713
Brighton7,604
River Rouge7,482
Iron Mountain7,428
Hudsonville7,285
Hastings7,281
Walled Lake7,089
Marshall7,035
Ishpeming6,471
Milford6,471
Huntington Woods6,328
Rockford6,229
Holly6,146
Manistee6,057
Milan6,014
Northville5,979
Richmond5,876
Dowagiac5,826
Belding5,769
Petoskey5,749
Zeeland5,581
Swartz Creek5,557
Eaton Rapids5,229
Grosse Pointe5,187
Chelsea5,185
Frankenmuth5,131
Allegan5,072
Kingsford5,021
Ironwood4,955
Utica4,930
Davison4,929
Gladstone4,796
Cheboygan4,726
New Haven4,692
Hancock4,586
Negaunee4,575
Dexter4,420
South Haven4,366
Sparta4,337
Buchanan4,334
Coopersville4,321
Wayland4,206
Marine City4,126
Caro4,064
Algonac4,056
Lowell4,044
Fremont4,029
Dundee4,002
Bloomfield Hills3,999
Otsego3,998
Portland3,936
Williamston3,887
Linden3,862
Belleville3,853
Plainwell3,822
Boyne City3,740
Gaylord3,690
Cedar Springs3,651
Romeo3,613
Imlay City3,579
Oxford3,532
Paw Paw3,448
Corunna3,401
Essexville3,359
Middleville3,344
Durand3,330
Vicksburg3,283
Franklin3,244
Blissfield3,244
Rockwood3,176
Clare3,071
Lake Orion3,046
Keego Harbor3,021
Ferrysburg3,001
Bad Axe2,980
Mount Morris2,941
Manistique2,918
Fowlerville2,916
Gladwin2,875
Iron River2,864
Ithaca2,823
Norway2,769
Almont2,764
East Tawas2,750
Whitehall2,723
Rogers City2,695
Potterville2,631
Hartford2,614
Vassar2,596
Sandusky2,563
Pleasant Ridge2,551
Clio2,515
Charlevoix2,514
Spring Lake2,462
Pinckney2,457
Reed City2,385
Montague2,358
East Jordan2,348
Carleton2,344