Grand Rapids Demographics

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

Grand Rapids Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 198,401 0.7%
Male Population 97,940 0.8%
Female Population 100,461 0.5%
Male Population 49.36 %
Female Population 50.64 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 31.4 1.3%
Citizen US Born 174,507 0.1%
Citizen not US Born 8,826 7.4%
Not Citizen 15,068 3.8%
Citizen US Born 87.96 %
Citizen not US Born 4.45 %
Not Citizen 7.59 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,378 -16.4%
Moved from Same Country 29,247 -2.7%
Moved from Same State 10,051 -3.7%
Moved from Different State 4,100 -3.6%
Same House as Last Year 151,213 2.1%
Moved from Abroad 0.7 %
Moved from Same Country 14.92 %
Moved from Same State 5.13 %
Moved from Different State 2.09 %
Same House as Last Year 77.15 %

Occupational Employment in Grand Rapids top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 76,912 2.2%
Blue Collar 25,305 3.0%
White Collar 75.24 %
Blue Collar 24.76 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 7,126 4.9%
Private Companies 72,308 3.3%
Governmental Workers 6,509 4.9%
Not for Profit Companies 16,274 -3.1%
Self Employees 6.97 %
Private Companies 70.74 %
Governmental Workers 6.37 %
Not for Profit Companies 15.92 %

Number of Households in Grand Rapids top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 75,422 1.6%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.8%
Family Households 41,395 1.2%
Non-family Households 34,027 2.2%
Family Households 54.88 %
Non-family Households 45.12 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 20,927 -0.9%
Households without Children 54,495 2.7%
Households with Children 27.75 %
Households without Children 72.25 %

Median and Average Income in Grand Rapids top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $65,616.00 4.2%
Median Household Income $50,103.00 6.2%
People below Poverty Level 38,403 -2.9%
People above Poverty Level 150,412 1.9%

Housing in Grand Rapids top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 81,648 1.8%
Median Year Built 1953 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 30,021 0.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 7,258 1.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 12,847 3.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 8,388 2.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 6,948 -2.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 5,744 -0.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 4,946 1.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 3,465 -0.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 2,031 50.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 75,422 1.6%
Owner Occupied 41,807 4.2%
Renter Occupied 33,615 -1.4%
Owner Occupied 55.43 %
Renter Occupied 44.57 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 27,211 3.2%
Without Mortgage 14,596 6.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $147,400.00 9.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $134,700.00 7.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $917.00 3.2%
With Mortgage 65.09 %
Without Mortgage 34.91 %

Grand Rapids Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 8,864 3.3%
Some High School 45,710 0.7%
Some College 36,231 1.7%
Associate Degree 11,015 3.6%
Bachelor's Degree 35,063 5.5%
Graduate Degree 15,514 0.7%
No High School 5.74 %
Some High School 29.61 %
Some College 24.74 %
Associate Degree 7.14 %
Bachelor's Degree 22.72 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Grand Rapids top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 74,577 0.9%
Married 61,793 2.9%
Separated 2,166 -5.6%
Widowed 8,308 -0.4%
Divorced 16,755 2.6%
Never Married 46.2 %
Married 38.28 %
Separated 1.34 %
Widowed 5.15 %
Divorced 10.38 %

Means of Transport to Work in Grand Rapids top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 86,436 2.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 3,616 -5.0%
Subway or Elevated 0 N/A
Railroad 0 N/A
Ferryboat 0 N/A
Bicycle 1,148 20.2%
Motorcycle 67 -58.4%
TaxiCab 148 51.0%
Walk 4,059 4.2%

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: 49503 49504 49505 49506 49507 49508 49525 49546

Recently added listings in Grand Rapids top

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Grand Rapids is an area in Kent County,Michigan with a population of 198,401. There are 97,940 male residents living in Grand Rapids and 100,461 female residents. The total number of households is 75,422 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 31 with 61,793 people being married and 101,806 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 75.24% white collar employees and 24.76% blue collar employees in Grand Rapids..
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