Important cities, townships, and metropolitan areas::Michigan
|Largest metropolitan areas in Michigan|
Other important cities include:
- Battle Creek, known as "Cereal City", is headquarters of Kellogg.
- Benton Harbor–St. Joseph is the headquarters of Whirlpool Corporation.
- East Lansing is the home of Michigan State University.
- Holland is the home of Tulip Time, the largest tulip festival in the U.S.
- Jackson is the headquarters of CMS Energy
- Manistee is home to the world's largest salt plant, owned by Morton Salt
- Marquette is the largest city in the Upper Peninsula with 19,661 people and home of Northern Michigan University.
- Midland is the headquarters of the Dow Chemical Company and the Dow Corning Corporation
- Sault Ste. Marie is the home of the Soo Locks and Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge.
- Traverse City is the "Cherry Capital of the World", making Michigan the country's largest producer of cherries.
Half of the wealthiest communities in the state are located in Oakland County, just north of Detroit. Another wealthy community is located just east of the city, in Grosse Pointe. Only three of these cities are located outside of Metro Detroit. The city of Detroit itself, with a per capita income of $14,717, ranks 517th on the list of Michigan locations by per capita income. Benton Harbor is the poorest city in Michigan, with a per capita income of $8,965, while Barton Hills is the richest with a per capita income of $110,683.
Intro History Government Geography Demographics Economy Transportation Important cities, townships, and metropolitan areas Education Professional sports State symbols and nicknames See also Notes References Further reading External links
|Important cities, townships, and metropolitan areas|
|PREVIOUS: Transportation||NEXT: Education|