Michigan Population Trends by Race, 1990-2017
Michigan Total

(Click on Selected Race Category for Gender and Age Data)

Year White Black Native American Asian and
Pacific Islander
 Number   Percent   Number   Percent   Number   Percent   Number   Percent 
2017 8,029,056 80.6% 1,493,499 15.0% 91,554 0.9% 348,202 3.5%
2016 8,018,814 80.7% 1,489,671 15.0% 90,269 0.9% 334,691 3.4%
2015 8,019,171 80.9% 1,487,552 15.0% 89,376 0.9% 322,071 3.3%
2014 8,028,650 81.0% 1,487,109 15.0% 88,665 0.9% 310,251 3.1%
2013 8,027,365 81.1% 1,485,772 15.0% 87,922 0.9% 298,160 3.0%
2012 8,025,954 81.2% 1,486,539 15.0% 87,326 0.9% 286,791 2.9%
2011 8,029,053 81.3% 1,484,479 15.0% 86,400 0.9% 276,267 2.8%
2010 8,040,997 81.4% 1,482,768 15.0% 85,745 0.9% 267,221 2.7%
2009 8,073,343 81.5% 1,481,101 15.0% 83,957 0.9% 263,190 2.7%
2008 8,118,649 81.6% 1,485,681 14.9% 82,491 0.8% 260,068 2.6%
2007 8,170,744 81.7% 1,492,428 14.9% 81,448 0.8% 256,664 2.6%
2006 8,208,506 81.8% 1,494,911 14.9% 80,565 0.8% 252,099 2.5%
2005 8,231,910 81.9% 1,494,262 14.9% 79,359 0.8% 245,606 2.4%
2004 8,246,288 82.0% 1,492,884 14.9% 78,246 0.8% 237,897 2.4%
2003 8,245,792 82.1% 1,488,590 14.8% 77,143 0.8% 229,627 2.3%
2002 8,237,822 82.3% 1,483,051 14.8% 76,059 0.8% 218,778 2.2%
2001 8,230,173 82.4% 1,477,489 14.8% 74,950 0.8% 208,508 2.1%
2000 8,212,336 82.5% 1,468,133 14.8% 73,924 0.7% 198,057 2.0%
1999 8,186,898 82.7% 1,455,082 14.7% 71,513 0.7% 183,623 1.9%
1998 8,166,073 82.9% 1,441,513 14.6% 69,623 0.7% 170,733 1.7%
1997 8,150,817 83.1% 1,428,471 14.6% 67,978 0.7% 161,785 1.7%
1996 8,123,578 83.2% 1,416,589 14.5% 66,463 0.7% 152,015 1.6%
1995 8,068,832 83.4% 1,401,822 14.5% 64,432 0.7% 141,125 1.5%
1994 8,020,513 83.6% 1,382,963 14.4% 62,545 0.7% 131,716 1.4%
1993 7,988,856 83.7% 1,364,873 14.3% 61,193 0.6% 125,192 1.3%
1992 7,954,555 83.9% 1,345,171 14.2% 59,991 0.6% 119,348 1.3%
1991 7,902,325 84.1% 1,325,382 14.1% 59,011 0.6% 113,728 1.2%
1990 7,844,171 84.2% 1,302,647 14.0% 57,434 0.6% 107,067 1.2%

Notes:

Number: Population estimates as of July 1 for the specified year.

Individuals identified as being of Hispanic origin are included in this table within the racial categories White, Black, Native American, and Asian/Pacific Islander.

Percent of total population.

Source: Table prepared by the Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services using Population Estimates (latest update 6/2018) released by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For more information about these estimates produced by the U.S. Census Bureau under a collaborative agreement with NCHS, see the NCHS bridged-race methodology.

Last Updated: 07/05/2018