U.S. CENSUS POPULATION DATA ARRANGED BY CITIES AND COUNTIES - SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN, 1900-1990

Population

 

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990

Detroit

 

285,704

465,766

993,678

1,568,662

1,623,452

1,849,568

1,670,144

1,514,063

1,203,339

1,027,974

Wayne County

 

348,793

531,591

1,177,645

1,888,946

2,015,623

2,435,235

2,666,297

2,672,368

2,337,891

2,111,687

Oakland County

 

44,792

49,576

90,050

211,251

254,068

396,001

690,259

907,871

1,011,793

1,083,592

Macomb County

 

38,103

32,606

33,244

77,146

107,638

184,961

405,804

625,309

694,600

717,400

Michigan

 

2,421,323

2,810,044

3,668,560

4,842,075

5,255,867

6,371,084

7,823,132

8,875,483

9,262,551

9,295,297

Michigan - Rural

 

1,469,000

1,483,000

1,427,000

1,540,000

1,801,000

1,868,000

2,084,000

2,309,000

2,711,000

2,739,455

Michigan - Urban

 

952,323

1,327,044

2,241,560

3,302,075

3,454,867

4,503,084

5,739,132

6,566,483

6,551,551

6,555,842

Michigan - %Rural

 

61%

53%

39%

32%

34%

29%

27%

26%

29%

29%

                       

Selected Metro Cities

 

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990

Highland Park

 

427

4,120

46,499

52,959

50,810

46,393

38,063

35,444

27,909

20,121

Hamtramck

   

3,559

48,615

56,268

49,839

43,355

34,137

26,783

21,300

18,372

Ferndale

     

2,640

20,855

22,523

29,675

31,347

30,850

26,227

25,084

Royal Oak

 

468

1,071

6,007

22,904

25,087

46,898

80,612

86,238

70,893

65,410

Warren/Warren Twp.

 

2,567

2,445

3,564

14,269

22,126

42,653

89,246

179,260

161,134

144,864

Rochester

 

1,535

1,516

2,549

3,554

3,759

4,279

5,431

7,054

7,203

7,130

Auburn Hills/Pontiac Twp.

 

1,016

953

1,216

2,696

3,581

6,292

9,091

13,219

15,598

17,076

Dearborn

 

844

911

2,470

50,358

63,584

94,994

112,007

104,199

90,660

89,286

River Rouge

 

1,748

4,163

9,822

17,314

17,008

20,549

18,147

15,947

12,912

11,314

Sterling Heights

 

1,915

1,675

1,729

2,462

3,648

6,509

14,622

61,365

108,999

117,810

Centerline

       

604

3,198

7,659

10,164

10,379

9,293

9,026

Pontiac

 

9,769

14,532

34,273

64,928

66,626

73,681

82,233

85,279

76,715

71,166

Flint

 

13,103

38,550

91,599

156,492

151,543

163,143

196,940

193,317

159,611

140,761

Livonia

 

1,460

1,365

1,608

3,192

8,728

17,534

66,702

110,109

104,814

100,850

Dearborn Hts./Dearborn Twp.

 

1,908

1,850

2,736

3,738

11,087

25,807

79,809

80,069

67,706

60,838

Rochester Hills/Avon Twp.

 

1,049

1,141

1,321

3,407

5,017

8,903

15,946

24,513

40,779

61,766

Wyandotte

 

5,183

8,287

13,851

28,368

30,618

36,846

43,519

41,061

34,006

30,938

Taylor

 

1,296

1,238

1,168

2,102

8,862

18,848

49,658

70,020

77,568

70,811

Lansing

 

16,485

31,229

57,327

78,397

78,753

92,129

107,807

131,403

130,414

127,321