The Detroit Free Press reports from the new U.S. Census Bureau statistics a hopeful sign for Michigan of almost infinitesimal growth for two years straight.


A few other predictions and facts –

  • next year Florida will likely pass New York to become the third most populous state
  • North Carolina will pass Michigan becoming ninth
  • North Dakota and South Dakota have grown
  • this year’s overall national growth described “underwhelming”
  • since 2000 only one state showing a net loss:  Michigan