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.
You could call it the “graying” of Michigan. As WWJ’s Rob Sanford reports, the average age of state residents is going up.
The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments reports that over 63,000 people moved into the tri-county area in 2009,
The State Senate has voted to lower the population threshold in Detroit so the city can continue collecting higher income and utility taxes.
Legislation crucial to keeping Detroit financially afloat have passed the Michigan House.
Dearborn is nationally known as the home of Ford Motor Co., the Henry Ford museum and one of the most concentrated Middle Eastern communities.
In wake of the recent U.S. census, state and congressional legislative districts are being redrawn in Michigan and across the country.
Under state law, the casinos had to be built in an area defined as a city with a population of at least 800,000.