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In order to rank the poorest towns the entire state, the list factored things with the following criteria: poverty level, highest unemployment rates and population density.

After analyzing the data in the 2010-2014 American Community Survey for the 301 places in Michigan with more than 2,000 people, it was possible to determine the Top 15 Poorest Cities In Michigan.

15. Cheboygan


Population: 4,801
Poverty Level: 33.1%
Unemployment Rate: 22.8%

At the start of this unfortunate ranking is Cheboygan. The median income for a household in the city is $25,033, and the median income for a family is $32,692. The per capita income for the city is $14,318. About 15.8% of families and 19.9% of the population are below the poverty line.

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