Michigan is a great place to live, and some of the state’s counties are growing fast. Now, there’s a new study determining the fastest-growing counties in the state. I’d be happy to see Michigan grow, but I know our cold winters scare away some potential residents, and for good reason. If there is one thing I would change about Michigan, it would be those frigid winters.
According to Stacker, from 2019 to 2020, the U.S. population grew by .35%. That’s actually its slowest rate since 1900. Experts attribute many different things to the change, including people having fewer children, more deaths as the Baby Boomer population ages and immigration crackdown. For the counties whose populations are growing, it’s often due to job opportunities, high quality of life, easy commutability to job centers and low rents, according to Stacker.
Stacker put together a list of the fastest-growing counties in Michigan with data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The time period is from 2010 to 2020. Read on to see if your county is on the list via Stacker. Mine is actually on here!