A look at West Michigan

We have a reputation for achieving big things through innovation, hard work, top-notch talent and future-thinking leadership.

Our region’s experienced workforce continues to grow their skills with ready access to training programs and top performing local colleges and universities.

By the Numbers

West Michigan offers a mix of vibrant downtowns, inspiring wildernesses, and strong business networks. With such variety, West Michigan has something to offer for businesses, residents, and tourists alike.

36.7%

population 25+ with associates degree or higher

$20.96 billion

2018 Manufacturing GRP 

1,6105,000

total region population

730,507

Total Employment

West Michigan Counties

Explore Our Industries

West Michigan serves as a collaborative manufacturing hub for businesses in the automotive, office furniture, aerospace, and food processing industries.