The Mercatus Center at George Mason University has ranked all 50 states in terms of freedom. Michigan is ranked a weak #35 overall.
Here Are the 10 Freest States in the U.S. (And the Least)
Freedom in the 50 States: Michigan
Their ratings come from a libertarian perspective that conservatives will disagree with on some issues. We have a good rating on homeschool rights (#9). But our gun control rating is surprisingly bad (#41).