On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 94.1 FM Jackson, Michigan

Weather

Current Conditions(Holt,MI 48842)

More Weather »
58° Feels Like: 58°
Wind: E 13 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Clear 33°

Tomorrow

Mostly Sunny 60°

Sat Night

Partly Cloudy 36°

Alerts

Michigan juvenile population declines

Michigan
Michigan

DETROIT (WKZO) -- New census estimates show that fewer kids live in Michigan these days.

According to experts, Michigan has experienced one of the largest drops in school-age children in the nation over the last two years.  Since 2010, the state’s number of children, ages five through 17, fell by over 56-thousand, or 3.2-percent.

Only two states had larger percentage drops, Vermont and New Hampshire.  Michigan’s median age continues to rise and is now 39.4-years, two full years higher than the national median.

Comments