Grand Ledge Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Grand Ledge?

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There are 7,860 residents in Grand Ledge, with a median age of 42.4. Of this, 48.14% are males and 51.86% are females. US-born citizens make up 97.96% of the resident pool in Grand Ledge, while non-US-born citizens account for 1.81%. Additionally, 0.23% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 6,564 people in Grand Ledge currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 7,860 0.2%
Male Population 3,784 0.8%
Female Population 4,076 -0.3%
Male population 48.14%
Female population 51.86%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 42.4 8.4%
Citizen US Born 7,700 -0.1%
Citizen not US Born 142 14.5%
Not Citizen 18 80.0%
Citizen US Born 97.96%
Citizen not US Born 1.81%
Not Citizen 0.23%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same County 726 19.2%
Moved from Same State 433 -19.1%
Moved from Different State 61 -27.4%
Same House as Last Year 6,564 0.5%
Moved from Same County 9.33%
Moved from Same State 5.56%
Moved from Different State 0.78%
Same House as Last Year 84.33%

What are the employment statistics in Grand Ledge?

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White-collar workers make up 79.75% of the working population in Grand Ledge, while blue-collar employees account for 20.25%. There are also 285 entrepreneurs in Grand Ledge (7.19% of the workforce); 2,671 workers employed in private companies (67.35%); and 647 people working in governmental institutions (16.31%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 3,163 1.0%
Blue Collar 803 -14.4%
White Collar 79.75%
Blue Collar 20.25%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 285 1.1%
Private Companies 2,671 -0.8%
Governmental Workers 647 -8.1%
Not for Profit Companies 363 -7.2%
Self Employees 7.19%
Private Companies 67.35%
Governmental Workers 16.31%
Not for Profit Companies 9.15%

How many households are there in Grand Ledge?

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There are a total of 3,629 households in Grand Ledge, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 58.45% of these Grand Ledge households, while non-family units account for the remaining 41.55%. Additionally, 27.17% of households have children and 72.83% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 3,629 -0.1%
Average People Per Household 2 0.5%
Family Households 2,121 7.6%
Non-family Households 1,508 -9.3%
Family Households 58.45%
Non-family Households 41.55%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 986 -2.2%
Households without Children 2,643 0.7%
Households with Children 27.17%
Households without Children 72.83%

What are the median and average incomes in Grand Ledge?

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The average annual household income in Grand Ledge is $81,593, while the median household income sits at $61,095 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $64,482, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $74,140. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $55,781 and $47,850, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $81,593 3.4%
Median Household Income $61,095 2.3%
People below Poverty Level 585 -25.3%
People above Poverty Level 7,188 3.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Grand Ledge?

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There are 3,784 housing units in Grand Ledge, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1974. Of the 3,629 occupied housing units in Grand Ledge, 66.69% are owner-occupied, while 33.31% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 61.32% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $163,200. In general, housing costs reach $939 per month in Grand Ledge.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 3,784 1.4%
Median Year Built 1974 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 693 5.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 216 -4.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 288 -10.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 362 -21.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 743 19.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 666 10.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 480 -4.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 256 0.0%
Built in 2010 or Later 80 -8.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 3,629 -0.1%
Owner Occupied 2,420 2.5%
Renter Occupied 1,209 -5.0%
Owner Occupied 66.69%
Renter Occupied 33.31%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,484 1.5%
Without Mortgage 936 4.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $163,200 4.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $113,500 1.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $939 7.1%
With Mortgage 61.32%
Without Mortgage 38.68%

What is the level of education in Grand Ledge?

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Approximately 29.61% of the population in Grand Ledge holds a high school degree (that's 1,857 residents), while 33.18% have attained a college certificate (2,337 locals) and 16.58% have a bachelor's degree (1,040 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 22 -12.0%
Some High School 1,857 6.9%
Some College 2,337 8.3%
Associate Degree 690 -2.4%
Bachelor's Degree 1,040 -8.8%
Graduate Degree 582 1.2%
No High School 0.35%
Some High School 29.61%
Some College 33.18%
Associate Degree 11%
Bachelor's Degree 16.58%
Graduate Degree 9.28%

What is the marital status of Grand Ledge residents?

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A total of 1,858 people in Grand Ledge have never been married (which represents 28.24% of the total population), while 3,108 of them are wedded (47.23%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 23 (0.35%) and 1,189 (18.07%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,858 -10.1%
Married 3,108 9.6%
Separated 23 -30.3%
Widowed 425 -11.6%
Divorced 1,189 12.4%
Never Married 28.24%
Married 47.23%
Separated 0.35%
Widowed 6.46%
Divorced 18.07%

What are the most common means of transportation in Grand Ledge?

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The top three means of transportation people in Grand Ledge use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 3,569 residents commute by car, 97 prefer going to work by walking and 18 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 3,569 -3.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 18 -21.7%
Walk 97 -30.7%

What is the median and average household income in Grand Ledge by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
48837 20,551 8,490 $78,898.00 $102,894.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 48837

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