Population of Cities in Michigan (2019)

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.

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Over 1 Million
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100,000 to 1 Million
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10,000 to 100,000

Michigan has 0 cities with more than a million people, 6 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 85 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Michigan is Detroit, with a population of 662,172 people.

Detroit

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

662,172

Grand Rapids

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

200,498

Warren

Warren is the largest suburb in the metro Detroit area.

134,561

Sterling Heights

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

133,702

Ann Arbor

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

126,833

Lansing

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

119,353

Flint

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

95,124

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.

92,596

Livonia

Livonia was incorporated as a city in 1950.

92,583

Troy

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

84,970

Name 2019 Population Location
Detroit662,172Map
Grand Rapids200,498Map
Warren134,561Map
Sterling Heights133,702Map
Ann Arbor126,833Map
Lansing119,353Map
Flint95,124Map
Dearborn92,596Map
Livonia92,583Map
Troy84,970Map
Farmington Hills80,757Map
Westland80,468Map
Wyoming76,530Map
Kalamazoo76,080Map
Rochester Hills73,638Map
Southfield72,980Map
Novi60,864Map
Taylor60,220Map
St. Clair Shores59,448Map
Royal Oak59,261Map
Pontiac59,227Map
Dearborn Heights54,804Map
Kentwood52,742Map
Battle Creek51,189Map
East Lansing50,178Map
Portage49,642Map
Saginaw47,913Map
Roseville47,545Map
Midland41,799Map
Muskegon38,394Map
Lincoln Park35,976Map
Holland33,162Map
Eastpointe32,754Map
Bay City32,380Map
Jackson32,306Map
Madison Heights29,908Map
Oak Park29,408Map
Port Huron28,901Map
Southgate28,623Map
Burton28,291Map
Mount Pleasant27,372Map
Allen Park26,677Map
Garden City26,209Map
Walker25,192Map
Norton Shores24,796Map
Wyandotte24,439Map
Inkster23,991Map
Auburn Hills23,236Map
Romulus22,954Map
Birmingham21,526Map
Ypsilanti21,336Map
Hamtramck21,275Map
Adrian20,739Map
Ferndale19,928Map
Monroe19,593Map
Marquette18,308Map
Trenton17,929Map
Wayne16,633Map
Hazel Park16,377Map
Mount Clemens16,211Map
Grandville16,161Map
Traverse City15,848Map
Berkley15,329Map
Grosse Pointe Woods15,324Map
Owosso14,649Map
Fraser14,595Map
Wixom13,833Map
Harper Woods13,460Map
Sault Ste. Marie13,455Map
Rochester13,128Map
New Baltimore12,370Map
Woodhaven12,269Map
East Grand Rapids12,159Map
Escanaba12,120Map
Riverview11,911Map
Clawson11,868Map
South Lyon11,722Map
Fenton11,178Map
Niles11,032Map
Ionia11,018Map
Sturgis10,885Map
Grosse Pointe Park10,883Map
Muskegon Heights10,819Map
Highland Park10,715Map
Grand Haven10,698Map
Coldwater10,608Map
Cadillac10,601Map
Beverly Hills10,527Map
Farmington10,517Map
Big Rapids10,497Map
Melvindale10,112Map
Alpena9,978Map
Flat Rock9,756Map
Benton Harbor9,751Map
Marysville9,660Map
Plymouth9,623Map
Howell9,530Map
Saline9,292Map
Charlotte9,103Map
Alma9,035Map
Ecorse8,986Map
Grosse Pointe Farms8,957Map
Albion8,706Map
Lapeer8,598Map
Greenville8,417Map
Tecumseh8,380Map
Mason8,338Map
St. Joseph8,297Map
Center Line8,237Map
Hillsdale8,086Map
Ludington8,079Map
Houghton8,038Map
Menominee8,000Map
St. Johns7,907Map
Grand Ledge7,891Map
Flushing7,873Map
Grand Blanc7,855Map
Brighton7,688Map
Three Rivers7,659Map
River Rouge7,314Map
Hastings7,248Map
Iron Mountain7,242Map
Hudsonville7,231Map
Walled Lake7,047Map
Marshall6,981Map
Rockford6,523Map
Milford6,492Map
St. Louis6,475Map
Ishpeming6,405Map
Huntington Woods6,325Map
Milan6,140Map
Holly6,095Map
Manistee5,958Map
Northville5,949Map
Richmond5,927Map
Belding5,781Map
Petoskey5,761Map
Dowagiac5,748Map
Swartz Creek5,500Map
Zeeland5,494Map
Frankenmuth5,455Map
St. Clair5,310Map
Eaton Rapids5,268Map
Chelsea5,248Map
Springfield5,187Map
Grosse Pointe5,070Map
Allegan5,069Map
Wolverine Lake5,047Map
DeWitt4,905Map
Kingsford4,904Map
Utica4,897Map
Davison4,833Map
Ironwood4,802Map
Cheboygan4,708Map
New Haven4,692Map
Gladstone4,676Map
Hancock4,637Map
Negaunee4,533Map
Dexter4,531Map
Sparta4,421Map
Gibraltar4,409Map
South Haven4,390Map
Wayland4,323Map
Coopersville4,270Map
Buchanan4,250Map
Lowell4,224Map
Dundee4,116Map
Lathrup Village4,083Map
Marine City4,069Map
Algonac4,062Map
Otsego4,016Map
Bloomfield Hills3,996Map
Portland3,987Map
Fremont3,984Map
Caro3,947Map
Linden3,940Map
Williamston3,914Map
Roosevelt Park3,850Map
North Muskegon3,840Map
Plainwell3,819Map
Belleville3,787Map
Gaylord3,783Map
Boyne City3,719Map
Cedar Springs3,714Map
Romeo3,580Map
Imlay City3,564Map
Oxford3,535Map
Vicksburg3,466Map
Paw Paw3,427Map
Corunna3,407Map
Middleville3,386Map
Durand3,321Map
Franklin3,274Map
Essexville3,257Map
Blissfield3,229Map
Rockwood3,119Map
Lake Orion3,046Map
Keego Harbor3,012Map
Ferrysburg3,007Map
Clare2,984Map