The Midwest dissected
- Fur trade has been a huge part of the Midwest for over 200.
- Timber industry has always done well because of the variety of forests in the Midwest.
- Heavy mining business especially in Michigan and Minnesota. ( mining industry made a growth in population.
1990 - 59,668,632
2000 - 64,392,776
2012 - 65,377,684
Population has increased 7.9%
The population growth has seen all sorts of ethnicities.