Michigan Population, Area, and Density
The population of Michigan is 9,909,877 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Michigan is ranked number 10 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 71.9% above the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Michigan is 96,713.5 square miles. There state is 58.5% land and 41.5% water. The population density in Michigan is 175.3 people per square mile (24th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 9,909,877 people ÷ 56,538.9 sq mi
Population Density = 175.3 people per sq mile
|Population||9,909,877 (10th out of 56)||9,883,640 (8th out of 56)||9,938,444 (8th out of 56)|
|Difference||71.9% above avg||76.9% above avg||94.9% above avg|
|Total Area||96,713.5 mi2||250,487 km2||61,896,590 acres||(11th out of 56)|
|Land Area||56,538.9 mi2||146,435 km2||36,184,821 acres||(58.5%)|
|Water Area||40,174.7 mi2||104,052 km2||25,711,769 acres||(41.5%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||175.3 (24th out of 56)||174.8 (23rd out of 56)||175.8 (21st out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||59.7% below avg||57.9% below avg||55.9% below avg|