The U.S. Census says Michigan’s population rose in the past year, but at a rate below the nation’s.
Detroit’s population loss slowed significantly last year, but the city still lost another 12,000 residents, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
A new report, 7.2 Square Miles, documents the changing face of the city’s greater downtown area.
Michigan’s estimated population grew a fraction of a percentage point in 2012, the first increase in the measure for the state since 2004, according to figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Nearly six in 10 Detroit children were living below the poverty line as of 2011, and Michigan’s overall poverty rate was rising as its average income was falling, according to figures the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday.
According to Macomb County Executive, Mark Hackel a 2010 census report confirmed that the county added over 50,000 new residents, the highest growth in the state of Michigan in the last decade.
The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld part of a lower court’s ruling involving redistricting in Oakland County.
New census bureau figures show nearly half of all Americans are barely scraping by on earnings that classify them as either living in poverty or as low-income — the highest total ever.
A couple of incumbent Democrat Congressmen are campaigning in a re-drawn district for the first time.
The number of people in the U.S. living in poverty in 2010 rose for the fourth year in a row, while Michigan’s poor got younger.