Regional Detroit Advantages – Powering the Economy of Southeast Michigan
Home to more than 300,000 businesses and a population of 5.3 million people, the Detroit region is a place where things get done. Made up of a 11-county area of Southeast Michigan, the Detroit region includes the city of Detroit and the following counties: Genesee, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne. At the heart of the NAFTA corridor and the nexus of the largest U.S. – Canada gateway, the Detroit region is a prime location to make a global impact. Having put the world on wheels, the Detroit region has the talent, resources and cutting-edge facilities to drive innovation and offer unrivaled opportunities to compete in the 21st century economy.
|Population (2012)||5.3 million|
|Average Earnings (2012)||$52.3K|
|College Completions (2010)||72.4K|
|GRP (2011)||$215.0 billion|
|Region Exports –International and Domestic (2011)||$231.9 billion|
|Region Imports (2011)||$216.8 billion|