Number of immigrants up 11% in Michigan since 2010, and 8 other facts | MLive.com
"An estimated 652,090 Michigan residents -- about 6.5 percent of the state's population -- were born outside the United States, according to an estimate released last month by the U.S. Census Bureau.
That's up 11 percent from the 587,787 foreign-born residents recorded in the 2010 Census.
...Most of that growth occurred from increases in the state's Arab, Chinese and Indian populations.
...3. About 18 percent of Michigan's immigrants were born in Arab countries.
...The number of Michigan residents born in an Arab country has increased by almost 25,000 people, or 28 percent, since 2010, the latest Census estimates show.
...5. The number of immigrants from China is up more than 40 percent since 2010.
Michigan has more than 44,000 residents who were born in China, according to the latest Census estimates. That's up from about 31,000 in 2010..."