Below are charts depicting the population gains and declines for Wayne and its surrounding metro counties. The charts reflect the recently released US census data for population changes from 2010 to 2016. All images from MLive
. Perhaps nothing very surprising.
From 2010 to 2016, Wayne County experienced the biggest population drop in the state, 71,218 persons. However, it is leveling out some from the previous full decade of change.
Monroe County experienced a population drop of 2,813 persons.
Washtenaw County gained 19,918.
Oakland County's population increase was 41,608.
And Macomb County gained 26,752.
You can link to the chart data for every county in Michigan here: MLive