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Michigan Counties by Population

Below are the 83 Michigan counties sorted by population from largest to smallest. The population data are from the 2021 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!

Rank County Population
1 Wayne County 1,789,781
2 Oakland County 1,271,983
3 Macomb County 879,123
4 Kent County 654,958
5 Genesee County 406,400
6 Washtenaw County 372,428
7 Ottawa County 293,713
8 Ingham County 285,660
9 Kalamazoo County 261,280
10 Livingston County 193,234
11 Saginaw County 190,540
12 Muskegon County 175,633
13 Jackson County 160,765
14 St. Clair County 160,067
15 Berrien County 154,263
16 Monroe County 154,068
17 Calhoun County 134,207
18 Allegan County 119,418
19 Eaton County 108,972
20 Bay County 104,050
21 Lenawee County 99,346
22 Grand Traverse County 94,562
23 Lapeer County 88,644
24 Midland County 83,467
25 Clinton County 78,895
26 Van Buren County 75,550
27 Shiawassee County 68,203
28 Ionia County 66,564
29 Montcalm County 66,430
30 Marquette County 66,380
31 Isabella County 65,623
32 Barry County 62,014
33 St. Joseph County 60,828
34 Tuscola County 53,288
35 Cass County 51,632
36 Newaygo County 49,653
37 Hillsdale County 45,673
38 Branch County 44,677
39 Gratiot County 41,758
40 Sanilac County 40,829
41 Mecosta County 40,051
42 Houghton County 37,485
43 Chippewa County 37,091
44 Delta County 36,836
45 Emmet County 33,946
46 Wexford County 33,552
47 Huron County 31,542
48 Clare County 30,827
49 Mason County 29,103
50 Alpena County 28,913
51 Oceana County 26,555
52 Charlevoix County 26,109
53 Dickinson County 25,954
54 Cheboygan County 25,654
55 Gladwin County 25,344
56 Iosco County 25,262
57 Otsego County 25,016
58 Manistee County 24,939
59 Menominee County 23,477
60 Roscommon County 23,458
61 Antrim County 23,427
62 Osceola County 22,917
63 Leelanau County 22,251
64 Ogemaw County 20,745
65 Benzie County 17,926
66 Kalkaska County 17,813
67 Missaukee County 15,038
68 Arenac County 15,009
69 Gogebic County 14,858
70 Crawford County 13,102
71 Presque Isle County 12,976
72 Lake County 12,248
73 Iron County 11,580
74 Mackinac County 10,814
75 Alcona County 10,138
76 Montmorency County 9,164
77 Alger County 8,911
78 Baraga County 8,249
79 Oscoda County 8,206
80 Schoolcraft County 8,004
81 Ontonagon County 5,891
82 Luce County 5,520
83 Keweenaw County 2,052

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 8 December 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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