Since 2010, Grand Rapids' population has increased by 7,043 people, or 3.7 percent. The only other place in Michigan with a bigger increase during that same period is Macomb Township, which grew by 7,299 people.
Detroit, Michigan's largest city, continued to lose residents, but at a smaller rate than past years. The city of Flint, and Flint township, have both lost significant population
Areas in Northern Michigan, with the exception of the NW, have for the most part remained relatively unchanged.