NPR Michigan radio
More people died in Michigan in 2020 than were born.
That’s according to demographer Curt Metzger, who analyzed the most recent full year of data from the state.
“We saw 76 out of the 83 counties had more deaths than births,” Metzger said today on Stateside. “And we’ve got counties where deaths are doubling births.”
Metzger’s analysis showed 12,938 fewer births than deaths statewide in 2020, according to the Detroit Free Press, which first reported the findings. More