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Important cities, townships, and metropolitan areas

The Detroit skyline along the International Riverfront
The Grand Rapids skyline centered on the Grand River
A Lansing sunset
Downtown Flint as seen from the Flint River
The Ann Arbor skyline as seen from Michigan Stadium
Southfield Town Center skyline


The 20 largest municipalities in Michigan by 2011 Census estimates<ref></ref>
Rank City Population Image
1 Detroit 706,585
Map showing largest Michigan municipalities
2 Grand Rapids 189,815
3 Warren 134,243
4 Sterling Heights 129,880
5 Ann Arbor 114,925
6 Lansing 114,605
7 Flint 101,558
8 Dearborn 97,114
9 Clinton 96,796
10 Livonia 95,958
11 Canton 90,173
12 Westland 83,239
13 Troy 81,508
14 Farmington Hills 80,258
15 Macomb 79,850
16 Kalamazoo 74,743
17 Shelby 73,804
18 Wyoming 72,833
19 Southfield 72,201
20 Waterford 71,707
Largest metropolitan areas in Michigan
Rank Metropolitan area Population
1 Detroit 5,318,744
2 Grand Rapids 1,379,237
3 Lansing 534,684
4 Kalamazoo 524,030
5 Saginaw 391,569

Other important cities include:

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.

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