Today, the Detroit Regional Chamber and Business Leaders for Michigan released findings of a new statewide poll of 600 Michigan residents ages 18-29 conducted by research firm The Glengariff Group, Inc. The results capture the priorities and perceptions of Michigan’s young adults as the state charts a course for its economic and social future. This polling data will be shared with the Governor’s Growing Michigan Together Council.
New Statewide Survey Reveals Priorities for Michigan Residents Ages 18-29: Get the Fundamentals Right, Diversify the Economy, Create a Welcoming StateSeptember 20, 2023
Young people want the same fundamentals all Michigan residents do – solid infrastructure, safe communities, good education, and such.
Economic opportunity is central to keeping and attracting young professionals, including careers in growing industries with competitive salaries.
A state’s social policies matter. A strong majority of respondents report that states with welcoming policies and that protect individual rights are more attractive.