Michigan Fast Facts for Today
- Michigan's total population is 9,500,200 residing in 58,572 square miles. Some of the major ones are Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Lansing, which is Michigan's capital
- Michigan established the first state university and also the first agricultural (land grant) college in the world.
- Among all Michigan residents aged five and older, 16 percent report a disability.
- Distilled Spirits - Michigan’s craft distilling industry is growing at a rapid pace – ranking #4 in the nation in terms of overall number of distilleries (behind California, Oregon and Washington).