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Michigan Counties by Population

Below are the 83 Michigan counties sorted by population from 1 to 83 . The population data are from the 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank County Population
1 Wayne County 1,793,561
2 Oakland County 1,274,395
3 Macomb County 881,217
4 Kent County 657,974
5 Genesee County 406,211
6 Washtenaw County 372,258
7 Ottawa County 296,200
8 Ingham County 284,900
9 Kalamazoo County 261,670
10 Livingston County 193,866
11 Saginaw County 190,124
12 Muskegon County 175,824
13 St. Clair County 160,383
14 Jackson County 160,366
15 Monroe County 154,809
16 Berrien County 154,316
17 Calhoun County 134,310
18 Allegan County 120,502
19 Eaton County 109,175
20 Bay County 103,856
21 Lenawee County 99,423
22 Grand Traverse County 95,238
23 Lapeer County 88,619
24 Midland County 83,494
25 Clinton County 79,128
26 Van Buren County 75,587
27 Shiawassee County 68,094
28 Ionia County 66,804
29 Montcalm County 66,614
30 Marquette County 66,017
31 Isabella County 64,394
32 Barry County 62,423
33 St. Joseph County 60,939
34 Tuscola County 53,323
35 Cass County 51,589
36 Newaygo County 49,978
37 Hillsdale County 45,746
38 Branch County 44,862
39 Gratiot County 41,761
40 Sanilac County 40,611
41 Mecosta County 39,714
42 Houghton County 37,361
43 Delta County 36,903
44 Chippewa County 36,785
45 Emmet County 34,112
46 Wexford County 33,673
47 Huron County 31,407
48 Clare County 30,856
49 Mason County 29,052
50 Alpena County 28,907
51 Oceana County 26,659
52 Charlevoix County 26,054
53 Dickinson County 25,947
54 Cheboygan County 25,579
55 Gladwin County 25,386
56 Iosco County 25,237
57 Otsego County 25,091
58 Manistee County 25,032
59 Menominee County 23,502
60 Roscommon County 23,459
61 Antrim County 23,431
62 Osceola County 22,891
63 Leelanau County 22,301
64 Ogemaw County 20,770
65 Benzie County 17,970
66 Kalkaska County 17,939
67 Missaukee County 15,052
68 Arenac County 15,002
69 Gogebic County 14,380
70 Crawford County 12,988
71 Presque Isle County 12,982
72 Lake County 12,096
73 Iron County 11,631
74 Mackinac County 10,834
75 Alcona County 10,167
76 Montmorency County 9,153
77 Alger County 8,842
78 Oscoda County 8,219
79 Baraga County 8,158
80 Schoolcraft County 8,047
81 Ontonagon County 5,816
82 Luce County 5,339
83 Keweenaw County 2,046

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.

United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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