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Fewer children living in Michigan

LANSING, MI (WTVB) - New census estimates show that there is a fewer number of recorded children living in Michigan as opposed to pastyears.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 5-17, fell by over 56,000 (3.2%).  Only two states Vermont and New Hampshire, saw larger percentage drops than Michigan. 

The estimates also show that Michigan’s median age continues to rise and is currently at 39.The national mediam age is 37.