10 Largest Cities in Michigan

The largest city in Michigan is Detroit with a population of 664,139. Manton is the fastest growing city in Michigan over the past 10 years, having grown 27.29% since 2010.
Rank Name 2021 Pop 2010 Census Change Density (mi²)
1Detroit664,139711,131-6.61%714
2Grand Rapids202,767188,0077.85%675
3Warren133,077134,081-0.75%577
4Sterling Heights131,864129,7091.66%539
5Lansing118,768114,3213.89%452
6Ann Arbor117,082114,1732.55%625
7Flint94,762102,035-7.13%422
8Dearborn93,03897,849-4.92%572
9Livonia92,95796,627-3.80%388
10Troy84,05481,0203.74%375
11Westland81,02983,959-3.49%591
12Farmington Hills79,95879,7610.25%358
13Kalamazoo75,63474,3341.75%457
14Wyoming75,32372,1314.43%456
15Rochester Hills74,46071,0384.82%338
16Southfield72,11571,7600.49%409
17Novi61,11455,28710.54%301
18Taylor60,44062,982-4.04%382
19Royal Oak59,11957,2603.25%747
20Pontiac58,83259,687-1.43%441
21St. Clair Shores58,38859,767-2.31%745
22Dearborn Heights54,80557,640-4.92%696
23Kentwood52,03648,7326.78%371
24Battle Creek51,06952,315-2.38%179
25Portage49,97546,3777.76%231
26East Lansing48,70948,5850.26%541
27Saginaw47,72551,363-7.08%416
28Roseville46,51047,334-1.74%705
29Midland41,51141,871-0.86%180
30Lincoln Park35,90737,996-5.50%917
31Muskegon35,10938,223-8.15%370
32Holland33,09033,107-0.05%296
33Bay City32,25534,879-7.52%473
34Jackson32,18833,429-3.71%442
35Eastpointe31,68532,404-2.22%916
36Madison Heights29,63629,709-0.25%623
37Oak Park29,14129,423-0.96%842
38Southgate28,67129,977-4.36%622
39Port Huron28,50930,103-5.30%524
40Burton28,45829,934-4.93%182
41Forest Hills27,83025,8677.59%84
42Allen Park26,63628,146-5.36%568
43Auburn Hills26,25421,41822.58%235
44Garden City26,11227,571-5.29%664
45Holt26,06523,9738.73%248
46Walker24,90923,5525.76%151
47Norton Shores24,79423,9753.42%159
48Wyandotte24,67325,801-4.37%695
49Waverly24,20123,9251.15%398
50Okemos24,14121,36912.97%213
51Inkster24,04025,306-5.00%573
52Romulus23,60523,937-1.39%99
53Mount Pleasant23,58326,023-9.38%455
54Marquette21,69721,3561.60%285
55Allendale21,67217,57923.28%142
56Birmingham21,60720,1097.45%671
57Hamtramck21,36522,381-4.54%1,520
58Adrian21,02621,148-0.58%392
59Ferndale20,01719,9010.58%770
60Haslett19,56519,2201.80%189
61Monroe19,29620,661-6.61%318
62Ypsilanti18,69319,586-4.56%659
63Trenton18,02318,816-4.21%371
64Jenison17,43116,5385.40%444
65Cutlerville16,89514,37017.57%431
66Wayne16,63417,552-5.23%412
67Hazel Park16,15516,409-1.55%854
68Mount Clemens16,02916,310-1.72%584
69Traverse City15,90214,7248.00%285
70Grandville15,75015,3742.45%324
71Northview15,39414,5415.87%223
72Berkley15,30814,9772.21%872
73Grosse Pointe Woods15,16615,910-4.68%697
74Owosso14,37315,167-5.24%408
75Fraser14,35214,485-0.92%517
76Wixom14,18113,5124.95%231
77Harper Woods13,58814,363-5.40%770
78Rochester13,24612,7184.15%515
79Sault Ste. Marie13,19814,161-6.80%133
80Woodhaven12,40912,854-3.46%290
81New Baltimore12,30112,0841.80%398
82Coldwater12,14713,595-10.65%188
83East Grand Rapids12,13210,69913.39%618
84Escanaba12,10812,606-3.95%142
85Riverview11,93812,456-4.16%405
86South Lyon11,82911,3274.43%471
87Clawson11,70711,839-1.11%793
88Ionia11,62211,3092.77%320
89Fenton11,52511,719-1.66%258
90Niles11,19711,585-3.35%288
91Grand Haven11,03510,3656.46%287
92Grosse Pointe Park10,94811,526-5.01%753
93Sturgis10,80311,132-2.96%239
94Muskegon Heights10,73010,842-1.03%502
95Highland Park10,69911,672-8.34%537
96Cadillac10,57510,3522.15%223
97Farmington10,38110,386-0.05%581
98Big Rapids10,36510,441-0.73%347
99Comstock Park10,30610,0882.16%396
100Beverly Hills10,27210,2560.16%380
101Melvindale10,13610,702-5.29%555
102Flat Rock9,9949,8721.24%228
103Alpena9,92410,473-5.24%181
104Marysville9,6649,936-2.74%197
105Howell9,6329,4601.82%288
106Benton Harbor9,61510,028-4.12%327
107Lambertville9,5249,953-4.31%233
108Ecorse9,5109,525-0.16%500
109Saline9,3978,8436.26%322
110Westwood9,2718,6537.14%484
111Charlotte9,1349,0850.54%211
112Plymouth9,1129,114-0.02%614
113Grosse Pointe Farms9,0429,457-4.39%493
114Beecher9,04110,232-11.64%229
115Alma8,8449,364-5.55%224
116Mason8,4988,2622.86%249
117Tecumseh8,4448,457-0.15%223
118Lapeer8,3918,814-4.80%171
119Greenville8,3768,463-1.03%197
120Albion8,3108,601-3.38%281
121St. Joseph8,2818,358-0.92%385
122Temperance8,2018,517-3.71%265
123Center Line8,0778,256-2.17%687
124Ludington8,0728,078-0.07%358
125Grand Ledge7,9787,7882.44%312
126St. Johns7,9677,8641.31%282
127Hillsdale7,9278,286-4.33%207
128Menominee7,9058,569-7.75%229
129Flushing7,7928,373-6.94%321
130Grand Blanc7,7848,229-5.41%321
131Brighton7,6567,4502.77%325
132Three Rivers7,6097,792-2.35%210
133St. Louis7,5417,4720.92%339
134Houghton7,3847,704-4.15%251
135Hudsonville7,3487,1203.20%266
136River Rouge7,3357,884-6.96%412
137Hastings7,2587,335-1.05%208
138Iron Mountain7,2197,631-5.40%143
139Byron Center7,0895,82221.76%208
140Walled Lake7,0887,0630.35%478
141Fair Plain7,0767,631-7.27%245
142Marshall6,9607,058-1.39%163
143Freeland6,8986,969-1.02%156
144Whitmore Lake6,6186,4233.04%234
145Rockford6,5795,70615.30%304
146Milford6,5356,1785.78%397
147Bridgeport6,4256,950-7.55%114
148Ishpeming6,3946,474-1.24%109
149Comstock Northwest6,3185,45515.82%291
150Buena Vista6,2346,816-8.54%209
151Huntington Woods6,1936,241-0.77%620
152Manistee6,1446,218-1.19%279
153Holly6,1236,0760.77%336
154Milan6,0305,8413.24%260
155South Monroe5,9776,433-7.09%376
156Shields5,9456,587-9.75%138
157Northville5,9205,973-0.89%433
158Petoskey5,8085,6612.60%169
159Richmond5,7995,7880.19%299
160Frankenmuth5,7774,97616.10%283
161Belding5,7605,7340.45%182
162Eastwood5,6566,340-10.79%431
163Dowagiac5,5335,864-5.64%185
164Zeeland5,5105,5030.13%275
165Swartz Creek5,4735,752-4.85%201
166Chelsea5,3544,9478.23%221
167Eaton Rapids5,2875,2161.36%223
168Lake Fenton5,2845,559-4.95%143
169St. Clair5,2495,467-3.99%266
170Springfield5,2145,256-0.80%212
171Grosse Pointe5,1185,408-5.36%718
172New Haven5,0794,6469.32%299
173Utica5,0594,7526.46%429
174Allegan5,0204,9960.48%195
175Dundee4,9913,95226.29%142
176DeWitt4,9264,4969.56%259
177Kingsford4,8975,131-4.56%169
178Davison4,8395,190-6.76%363
179Wolverine Lake4,8354,34011.41%573
180Michigan Center4,7974,6722.68%142
181Dexter4,7194,07815.72%369
182Ironwood4,7185,389-12.45%107
183Gladstone4,6544,961-6.19%137
184Vandercook Lake4,6154,721-2.25%150
185Cheboygan4,5964,850-5.24%101
186Negaunee4,5054,568-1.38%50
187Gibraltar4,4954,647-3.27%182
188Hancock4,4824,682-4.27%260
189Sparta4,4734,1378.12%270
190Coopersville4,3894,2802.55%136
191South Haven4,3404,409-1.56%189
192Lowell4,2373,78711.88%219
193Wayland4,2354,0803.80%213
194Buchanan4,2134,454-5.41%249
195Benton Heights4,1214,0840.91%159
196Fremont4,0764,106-0.73%154
197Algonac4,0574,094-0.90%426
198Lathrup Village4,0474,097-1.22%400
199Marine City4,0224,244-5.23%278
200Otsego3,9963,9660.76%297
201Bloomfield Hills3,9833,8653.05%120
202Williamston3,9693,8662.66%241
203Linden3,9673,982-0.38%251
204Portland3,9603,8901.80%224
205Caro3,9224,259-7.91%200
206Belleville3,9083,980-1.81%514
207Wolf Lake3,8844,104-5.36%163
208Level Park-Oak Park3,8333,40912.44%110
209Roosevelt Park3,7943,826-0.84%550
210North Muskegon3,7913,796-0.13%316
211Plainwell3,7573,804-1.24%281
212Cedar Springs3,7533,4887.60%285
213Boyne City3,7113,732-0.56%139
214Gaylord3,6893,6271.71%110
215Vicksburg3,6172,90324.60%184
216Romeo3,5923,598-0.17%264
217Oxford3,5863,4364.37%425
218Imlay City3,5493,591-1.17%224
219Paw Paw Lake3,5203,5110.26%102
220Middleville3,5173,3205.93%228
221West Monroe3,4883,503-0.43%420
222Skidway Lake3,3693,392-0.68%44
223Keego Harbor3,3572,97812.73%1,010
224Houghton Lake3,3503,427-2.25%85
225Paw Paw3,3423,506-4.68%189
226Corunna3,3263,497-4.89%156
227Blissfield3,2843,328-1.32%221
228Durand3,2703,459-5.46%251
229Lake Orion3,2533,0397.04%600
230Franklin3,2403,1542.73%181
231Essexville3,2183,473-7.34%370
232Rockwood3,1303,281-4.60%185
233Beechwood3,1093,0153.12%256
234Clare3,1033,134-0.99%124
235Ferrysburg3,0642,8866.17%153
236K. I. Sawyer3,0052,62414.52%262
237Manistique2,9713,089-3.82%138
238Whitehall2,9442,7098.67%136
239Fowlerville2,9292,8791.74%189
240Gladwin2,9092,948-1.32%151
241Pearl Beach2,8722,8291.52%199
242Bad Axe2,8703,109-7.69%193
243Iron River2,8073,032-7.42%62
244Potterville2,8042,6356.41%239
245Mount Morris2,8043,033-7.55%364
246Village of Grosse Pointe Shores2,7862,868-2.86%373
247Almont2,7852,6704.31%309
248Ithaca2,7562,920-5.62%72
249West Ishpeming2,7392,6622.89%138
250East Tawas2,7232,807-2.99%144
251Norway2,7162,857-4.94%46
252St. Helen2,6712,6680.11%79
253Rogers City2,6052,814-7.43%86
254Hartford2,5842,680-3.58%283
255Canadian Lakes2,5742,756-6.60%40
256Argentine2,5582,5251.31%161
257Sandusky2,5082,676-6.28%172
258Vassar2,5042,702-7.33%174
259Spring Lake2,4832,3216.98%296
260Clio2,4752,639-6.21%333
261Orchard Lake Village2,4732,3873.60%154
262Charlevoix2,4702,509-1.55%180
263Pinckney2,4422,4270.62%226
264Spring Arbor2,4022,881-16.63%129
265Reed City2,3952,416-0.87%170
266Pleasant Ridge2,3932,445-2.13%633
267Montague2,3732,3590.59%135
268Carleton2,3642,3540.42%355
269East Jordan2,3422,345-0.13%116
270Edgemont Park2,3292,358-1.23%418
271St. Ignace2,3272,431-4.28%131
272Bath2,3192,08311.33%60
273Clinton2,3042,332-1.20%187
274Woodland Beach2,2942,04911.96%658
275Bronson2,2932,348-2.34%250
276Croswell2,2802,449-6.90%148
277Trowbridge Park2,2782,1764.69%245
278Cass City2,2422,423-7.47%189
279Jonesville2,2092,260-2.26%118
280Chesaning2,2082,398-7.92%107
281Hudson2,2022,298-4.18%150
282Munising2,1932,341-6.32%62
283Bridgman2,1862,288-4.46%113
284Manchester2,1482,0912.73%150
285Morenci2,1412,216-3.38%151
286Kalkaska2,1382,0176.00%101
287Constantine2,1172,1160.05%195
288Newaygo2,1011,9855.84%83
289Perry2,1002,164-2.96%112
290Harrison2,0872,103-0.76%84
291Galesburg2,0832,0143.43%220
292West Branch2,0642,128-3.01%201
293Auburn2,0612,086-1.20%291
294Lake Odessa2,0502,0161.69%343
295Hart2,0402,106-3.13%217
296Gwinn2,0331,9176.05%62
297Mattawan1,9981,9880.50%78
298Shelby1,9902,051-2.97%181
299Prudenville1,9421,68215.46%105
300Baraga1,9122,052-6.82%134
301Goodrich1,9041,8572.53%129
302Leslie1,8961,8512.43%220
303Evart1,8861,911-1.31%120
304Laurium1,8841,985-5.09%432
305Indian River1,8831,959-3.88%22
306St. Charles1,8762,046-8.31%134
307Grayling1,8731,882-0.48%136
308Yale1,8581,949-4.67%202
309New Buffalo1,8581,884-1.38%112
310Sylvan Lake1,8501,7664.76%531
311Capac1,8331,886-2.81%147
312Howard City1,8301,8021.55%113
313Bangor1,8291,889-3.18%154
314Parchment1,8161,8030.72%295
315Lawton1,8051,852-2.54%117
316Tawas City1,7851,829-2.41%157
317L'Anse1,7822,016-11.61%104
318Marlette1,7631,876-6.02%163
319Stony Point1,7621,7242.20%237
320Mio1,7431,826-4.55%31
321Detroit Beach1,7422,087-16.53%417
322Manitou Beach-Devils Lake1,7242,019-14.61%38
323Decatur1,7241,807-4.59%190
324Berrien Springs1,7171,799-4.56%279
325Nashville1,7001,6204.94%120
326Armada1,6991,725-1.51%343
327Cassopolis1,6911,767-4.30%125
328Brownlee Park1,6862,108-20.02%124
329Lake Isabella1,6841,6750.54%72
330Olivet1,6561,5963.76%242
331Homer1,6531,666-0.78%177
332South Rockwood1,6491,673-1.43%75
333Kingsley1,6491,47311.95%202
334Greilickville1,6471,5307.65%54
335Caledonia1,6461,5128.86%183
336Manton1,6371,28627.29%156
337Watervliet1,6241,714-5.25%205
338Wakefield1,6201,832-11.57%31
339Bessemer1,6191,907-15.10%44
340Quincy1,6111,647-2.19%194
341Ovid1,6111,5871.51%265
342Elk Rapids1,6111,636-1.53%145
343Sebewaing1,6031,757-8.76%150
344Wacousta1,5711,4409.10%26
345Union City1,5621,590-1.76%161
346Harbor Beach1,5611,701-8.23%135
347Schoolcraft1,5391,5270.79%234
348Harvey1,5341,39310.12%115
349White Pigeon1,5311,535-0.26%162
350Montrose1,5311,654-7.44%234
351Three Oaks1,5271,615-5.45%221
352Zilwaukee1,5131,655-8.58%102
353Twin Lake1,5131,720-12.03%95
354Rapid City1,4931,35210.43%41
355Au Sable1,4881,4045.98%106
356Shepherd1,4781,507-1.92%230
357Birch Run1,4761,553-4.96%117
358Shorewood-Tower Hills-Harbert1,4551,3448.26%48
359Fennville1,4411,3943.37%197
360Ortonville1,4331,437-0.28%222
361Stanton1,4181,4150.21%98
362Centreville1,4101,421-0.77%142
363Sand Lake1,4071,412-0.35%14
364Coloma1,3911,480-6.01%233
365Douglas1,3871,23212.58%116
366White Cloud1,3791,408-2.06%106
367Luna Pier1,3741,435-4.25%137
368Mancelona1,3601,386-1.88%202
369Standish1,3521,492-9.38%93
370Crystal Falls1,3521,462-7.52%58
371Reese1,3461,450-7.17%149
372Saranac1,3321,3200.91%173
373Newberry1,3191,513-12.82%200
374Litchfield1,3191,368-3.58%78
375Webberville1,3141,2693.55%108
376Bellevue1,3131,2822.42%192
377Laingsburg1,2911,2830.62%121
378Lakewood Club1,2901,296-0.46%100
379Lewiston1,2891,392-7.40%31
380Frankfort1,2881,2820.47%138
381Ravenna1,2741,2601.11%159
382Breckenridge1,2711,328-4.29%178
383Dimondale1,2671,2382.34%212
384Hemlock1,2611,466-13.98%75
385Stockbridge1,2541,2192.87%124
386Edwardsburg1,2481,260-0.95%203
387Brown City1,2481,326-5.88%164
388South Gull Lake1,2361,1824.57%136
389Kent City1,2291,05416.60%137
390Fowler1,2181,2070.91%142
391Harbor Springs1,2171,1872.53%140
392Scottville1,2151,2100.41%122
393Ontonagon1,2141,481-18.03%49
394Pinconning1,2101,306-7.35%210
395Coleman1,2071,243-2.90%144
396Lake Michigan Beach1,1901,216-2.14%46
397Beaverton1,1871,199-1.00%173
398Edmore1,1861,191-0.42%116
399Quinnesec1,1771,191-1.18%116
400Brooklyn1,1681,203-2.91%172
401Fruitport1,1631,0906.70%191
402Memphis1,1611,202-3.41%154
403Colon1,1501,181-2.62%125
404Barnes Lake-Millers Lake1,1421,0934.48%56
405Bingham Farms1,1401,1320.71%140
406Grass Lake1,1371,171-2.90%180
407Petersburg1,1361,144-0.70%351
408Marcellus1,1311,201-5.83%247
409Lexington1,1261,159-2.85%121
410Stevensville1,1211,141-1.75%160
411Burt1,1061,228-9.93%37
412Carson City1,1031,115-1.08%144
413Pigeon1,1021,203-8.40%206
414Roscommon1,0641,079-1.39%96
415Bellaire1,0601,082-2.03%85
416Concord1,0361,047-1.05%103
417Reading1,0341,077-3.99%152
418Lakeview9981,002-0.40%99
419Athens9941,023-2.83%147
420North Branch9921,032-3.88%112
421Chums Corner9849464.02%55
422Millington9791,072-8.68%107
423Lawrence978994-1.61%82
424Napoleon9751,258-22.50%55
425Elsie9749641.04%127
426Saugatuck9649254.22%103
427Onsted956962-0.62%133
428Lake Linden942986-4.46%178
429Central Lake939949-1.05%140
430Dryden930950-2.11%126
431Westphalia9299210.87%126
432Hubbell925946-2.22%74
433Hesperia923948-2.64%168
434Morrice912927-1.62%104
435Grawn91277218.13%214
436Village of Clarkston911918-0.76%307
437Richland91174422.45%134
438Ossineke899938-4.16%37
439Hubbard Lake8941,002-10.78%15
440Augusta8938860.79%130
441Baroda8808760.46%183
442Farwell8798750.46%96
443Delton8798720.80%59
444Grant878893-1.68%197
445Mayville871948-8.12%121
446Baldwin8631,197-27.90%102
447Marion862866-0.46%100
448Pellston8538213.90%65
449Dollar Bay8531,082-21.16%32
450Deerfield853895-4.69%134
451Sanford848864-1.85%99
452Mendon845876-3.54%129
453Lake Victoria841930-9.57%152
454Pentwater838859-2.44%93
455Caspian835905-7.73%87
456Middletown834897-7.02%265
457Otisville833862-3.36%141
458Lake City833834-0.12%118
459Attica828994-16.70%26
460Shoreham824858-3.96%210
461Weidman817959-14.81%22
462Stephenson814860-5.35%112
463Au Gres813886-8.24%53
464Onaway812876-7.31%74
465Lyons8097912.28%99
466Lakes of the North8057
467Burr Oak804828-2.90%119
468Gobles796830-4.10%115
469Mackinaw City795800-0.62%34
470Springport785799-1.75%93
471Climax7837681.95%111
472Vermontville7817592.90%92
473Deckerville777828-6.16%93
474Alanson7767375.29%117
475Ubly775841-7.85%88
476Vernon764815-6.26%114
477Columbiaville757786-3.69%128
478Robin Glen-Indiantown7527224.16%54
479Oscoda743903-17.72%127
480Parma740763-3.01%105
481Parkdale7407045.11%71
482Elkton737807-8.67%110
483Tekonsha7357271.10%119
484South Range727760-4.34%297
485Caseville725780-7.05%97
486Buckley7227042.56%59
487Merrill711776-8.38%153
488Bay Shore70367
489Atlanta703827-14.99%32
490Calumet685728-5.91%513
491Maple Rapids6776720.74%74
492Hillman677699-3.15%62
493McBain6706640.90%79
494Sheridan648649-0.15%88
495Vineyard Lake642980-34.49%37
496Rose City638651-2.00%88
497Suttons Bay6236200.48%72
498Oak Hill6175698.44%183
499Port Austin614663-7.39%93
500Muir6136041.49%128

Top 500 Cities in Michigan by Population

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.

Map of Cities in Michigan

Michigan Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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