1905 in Michigan

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Events from the year 1905 in Michigan.

Office holders[edit]

State office holders[edit]

Mayors of major cities[edit]

Federal office holders[edit]

Population[edit]

In the 1900 United States Census, Michigan was recorded as having a population of 2,420,982, ranking as the ninth most populous state in the country. By 1910, Michigan's population had increased by 16.1% to 2,810,173 .

Cities[edit]

The following is a list of cities in Michigan with a population of at least 10,000 based on 1900 U.S. Census data. Historic census data from 1890 and 1910 is included to reflect trends in population increases or decreases. In recent decades, all of the state's most populous cities lie in the southern half of the lower peninsula. In 1900, owing largely to an economy based on extraction of natural resources, five of the state's largest cities were located north of 44° latitude; in the chart below, these cities are shaded in aqua.

1900
Rank
City County 1890 Pop. 1900 Pop. 1910 Pop. Change 1900-10
1 Detroit Wayne 205,876 285,704 465,766 63.0%
2 Grand Rapids Kent 60,278 87,565 112,571 28.6%
3 Saginaw Saginaw 46,322 42,345 50,510 19.3%
4 Bay City Bay 27,839 27,628 45,166 63.5%
5 Jackson Jackson 20,798 25,180 31,433 24.8%
6 Kalamazoo Kalamazoo 17,853 24,404 39,437 61.6%
7 Muskegon Muskegon 22,702 20,818 24,062 15.6%
8 Port Huron St. Clair 13,543 19,158 18,863 −1.5%
9 Battle Creek Calhoun 13,197 18,563 25,267 36.1%
10 Lansing Ingham 13,102 16,485 31,229 89.4%
11 Ann Arbor Washtenaw 9,431 14,509 14,817 2.1%
12 Manistee Manistee 12,812 14,260 12,381 −13.2%
13 Flint Genesee 9,803 13,103 38,550 194.2%
14 Menominee Menominee 10,630 12,818 10,507 −18.0%
15 Alpena Alpena 6,153 11,283 11,802 4.6%
16 Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa 5,760 10,538 12,615 19.7%
17 Marquette Marquette 9,098 10,058 11,503 14.4%

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Counties[edit]

The following is a list of counties in Michigan with populations of at least 40,000 based on 1900 U.S. Census data. Historic census data from 1890 and 1910 are included to reflect trends in population increases or decreases.

1900
Rank
County Largest city 1890 Pop. 1900 Pop. 1910 Pop. Change 1900-10
1 Wayne Detroit 257,114 348,793 531,591 52.4%
2 Kent Grand Rapids 109,922 129,714 159,145 22.7%
3 Saginaw Saginaw 82,273 81,222 89,290 9.9%
4 Houghton Houghton 35,389 66,063 88,098 33.4%
5 Bay Bay City 56,412 62,378 68,238 9.4%
6 St. Clair Port Huron 52,105 55,228 52,341 −5.2%
7 Calhoun Battle Creek 43,501 49,315 56,638 14.8%
8 Berrien Niles 41,285 49,165 53,622 9.1%
9 Lenawee Adrian 48,448 48,406 47,907 −1.0%
10 Jackson Jackson 45,031 48,222 53,426 10.8%
11 Washtenaw Ann Arbor 42,210 47,761 44,714 −6.4%
12 Oakland Pontiac 41,245 44,792 49,576 10.7%
13 Kalamazoo Kalamazoo 39,273 44,310 60,327 36.1%
14 Genesee Flint 39,430 41,804 64,555 54.4%
15 Marquette Marquette 39,521 41,239 46,739 13.3%
16 Ottawa Holland 35,358 39,667 45,301 14.2%

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Sports[edit]

Baseball[edit]

American football[edit]

Chronology of events[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fifteenth Census of the United States: 1930, Volume 1 Population. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. 1930. pp. 512–514. 
  2. ^ Fifteenth Census of the United States: 1930, Volume 1 Population. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. 1930. pp. 515–516. 
  3. ^ "1905 Detroit Tigers Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  4. ^ "2012 University of Michigan Baseball Record Book" (PDF). University of Michigan. 2012. pp. 22, 63. Retrieved August 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ 2012 U-M Baseball Record Book, p. 13.
  6. ^ "1905 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  7. ^ "2016 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Michigan State University. pp. 146, 150. Retrieved June 14, 2017. 
  8. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 158, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016.