Total Labor Force (2018)

4,902,200

Total Population

9,995,915

Population Rank Among States

10th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$14,741

Rank Among States

22nd

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

4.1%

Rank Among States

31st (tied)

BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Detroit Workforce Development Board

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SEMCA Workforce Development Board

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Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Michigan National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
1.1%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
2.5%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
4.1%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
29.4%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
61.4%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (9.1% Michigan | 12.0% National)
9.1%
12%
High school (28.9% Michigan | 27.1% National)
28.9%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (32.9% Michigan | 28.9% National)
32.9%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (29.1% Michigan | 32.0% National)
29.1%
32%

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