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Quick Facts About Michigan

    The unemployment rate in Michigan is 7.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Michigan jobs have Increased by 1.92 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Michigan's cost of living is 11.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Michigan's population is 9,897,264 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -0.36 percent.
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Michigan is $117,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 6.90 percent.
    Michigan public schools spend $12,586 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.5 students per teacher in Michigan.

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re: Depressing, dark, not much to do, flat, no big
Leave it to a North Easterner to reveal their ignorance. I grew up in Michigan and have been to 48 states and 11 countries and can assure you Michigan is a far better... (read more)
Can't Wait To Retire, I'm OUT of Here
I am not a good reviewer of Michigan (Flint area). I hate it here. I hate the cold, the long winters, the icy roads, and I hate the muggy summers. I am retiring as... (read more)
re: Depressing, dark, not much to do, flat, no big
Sounds to me like you aren't in the right parts of Michigan.You are near Ann Arbor, not exactly a small rural town now is it? Try going north. MIchigan is beautiful, I... (read more)
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