Grand Rapids SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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Grand Rapids, Michigan Info Snack

Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan. It is on the Grand River about 30 miles (48†km) east of Lake Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 188,040. In 2010, the Grand Rapids metropolitan area had a population of 1,005,648, and the combined statistical area of Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland had a population of 1,321,557. Grand Rapids is the county seat of Kent County.
Population
195,355
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
22.5%
Median Home
$121,800
Median Income
$44,369
Median Rent
$854

1 Reviews & Comments About Grand Rapids

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

07/14/2018

The crime is pretty bad at night but during the day itís usually a beautiful place, you can go fishing off the bridge downtown and go to the museum thatís actually pretty cool. The schools are not that good but they get the kids some education

Downtown is just gorgeous with restaurants and places for activities

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Rankings for Grand Rapids in Michigan

Best Places Around Grand Rapids

1

East Grand Rapids, MI
Population 11,297

2

Forest Hills, MI
Population 27,667

3

Jenison, MI
Population 17,461

4

Byron Center, MI
Population 6,840

5

Hudsonville, MI
Population 7,278

6

Rockford, MI
Population 6,044

7

Northview, MI
Population 15,393

8

Wyoming, MI
Population 74,692

9

Kentwood, MI
Population 50,761

10

Cutlerville, MI
Population 15,379

Map Of Grand Rapids, MI

Population over time in Grand Rapids

Year Population % Change
2017 195,355 0.8%
2016 193,887 0.8%
2015 192,416 0.9%
2014 190,739 0.5%
2013 189,735 0.2%
2012 189,340 -0.3%
2011 189,853 -0.3%
2010 190,441 -

Crime in Grand Rapids Per 100k

Crime Grand Rapids MI USA
Violent Crime 711.6 450.0 382.9
Murder 6.1 5.7 5.3
Robbery 177.4 65.1 98.0
Aggravated Assault 456.9 308.5 248.9
Property Crime 2073.1 1800.0 2362.0
Burglary 385.6 357.8 430.4
Larceny 1504.0 1245.7 1694.0
Car Theft 183.5 196.5 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Grand Rapids

White
59.7% (116,548)
African American
19.1% (37,281)
American Indian
0.3% (617)
Asian
2.1% (4,008)
Hawaiian
0.0% (35)
Other
0.1% (277)
Two Or More
3.4% (6,606)
Hispanic
15.3% (29,983)
Race Grand Rapids MI USA
White 59.7% 75.5% 61.5%
African American 19.1% 13.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 2.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.4% 2.4% 2.3%
Hispanic 15.3% 4.9% 17.6%

Household Income For Grand Rapids, Michigan

Less than $10,000
9.5% (1,855,872)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.9% (1,152,594)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.5% (2,441,937)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.6% (2,266,118)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.8% (3,086,609)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (3,711,745)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (2,266,118)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.5% (1,855,872)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (507,923)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (410,245)
Income Grand Rapids MI USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 7.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.9% 5.0% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.5% 10.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.6% 10.4% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.8% 14.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 18.5% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.5% 12.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 4.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 4.3% 6.3%

Gender in Grand Rapids

Female
50.8% (99,169)
Male
49.2% (96,185)
Gender Grand Rapids MI USA
Female 50.8% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Grand Rapids for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.8% (13,227)
9-12th Grade
7.2% (14,146)
High School / GED
22.3% (43,647)
Some College
21.4% (41,884)
Associate's Degree
7.5% (14,732)
Bachelor's Degree
22.5% (43,953)
Master's Degree
8.7% (17,090)
Professional Degree
1.9% (3,686)
Doctorate Degree
1.5% (2,985)
Education Grand Rapids MI USA
< 9th Grade 6.8% 3.0% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.2% 6.7% 7.2%
High School / GED 22.3% 29.3% 27.3%
Some College 21.4% 23.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.5% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 22.5% 17.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.7% 8.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.9% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.5% 1.2% 1.4%

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