Oakland County still among the top in population growth amidst state’s 83 counties



Oakland County’s Lyon Township outpaced all but four Michigan communities in population growth since 2010.

According to 2017 U.S. Census Bureau’s data, the township, which was among the state’s top five fastest-growing communities from 2010 through 2017, increased its population by 36.6 percent since 2010, or 5,310 residents. The southwest county community grew 804 residents between 2016 and 2017, the latest data available from the Census.

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