The state Department of Technology, Management & Budget announced the December job figure Wednesday. It followed a 0.2-point drop in November.
Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.3 percent in December to 6.7 percent.
Michigan's jobless rate is down by a half-percent from one year earlier.
The state agency said Michigan's seasonally adjusted civilian workforce fell by 13,000 in the latest month to 4.694 million from November to December. It said the number of people working rose by 7,000 to 4.3 million.
The state said total employment in Michigan is up by 73,000 since December 2012.
Jobs report: http://1.usa.gov/1hkjUx0