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West Michigan leads in growth

Grand Rapids has had the fastest growing regional economy in Michigan since the depths of the Great Recession in 2009. Curious about job and economic growth in your areas? Click on a region to see more information

RankRegion% Change
since 2009
1Grand Rapids29.2%
2Midland 27%
3Detroit20.6%
4Jackson 15.9%
5Muskegon 14.1%
6Monroe 13.8%
7Flint 11.1%
8Saginaw 10.9%
9Kalamazoo10.6%
10Lansing8.6%
11Battle Creek 6%
12Niles-Benton Harbor 5.9%
13Ann Arbor 4.8%
14Bay City -3%

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Slideshow: Michigan's regional economies ranked by growth since 2009

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Comments

Amy
Thu, 03/22/2018 - 9:25am

Do you have information for anything in Northern Michigan or the UP?

Joel Kurth
Thu, 03/22/2018 - 4:35pm

Hi -- unfortunately, GDP data compiled by US government is only available by metropolitan region -- and the northernmost metro region in MI is Midland.

Frederick Stonehouse
Thu, 03/22/2018 - 1:38pm

Apparently the UP is not part of Michigan only fueling our desire to cut loose from the land below the Straits......

Joel Kurth
Thu, 03/22/2018 - 4:35pm

Hi -- unfortunately, GDP data compiled by US government is only available by metropolitan region -- and the northernmost metro region in MI is Midland.