Grand Rapids SnackAbility

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

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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
197,081
Unemployment
6.8%
Poverty
21.2%
Median Home
$131,700
Median Income
$47,173
Median Rent
$895

1 Reviews & Comments About Grand Rapids

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

The crime is pretty bad at night but during the day it's usually a beautiful place, you can go fishing off the bridge downtown and go to the museum that's 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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1

East Grand Rapids, MI
Population 11,642

2

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Population 27,947

3

Jenison, MI
Population 17,794

4

Byron Center, MI
Population 6,710

5

Hudsonville, MI
Population 7,344

6

Rockford, MI
Population 6,186

7

Northview, MI
Population 15,391

8

Wyoming, MI
Population 75,532

9

Kentwood, MI
Population 51,525

10

Cutlerville, MI
Population 16,623

Map Of Grand Rapids, MI

Population over time in Grand Rapids

Year Population % Change
2017 197,081 0.9%
2016 195,355 0.8%
2015 193,887 0.8%
2014 192,416 0.9%
2013 190,739 0.5%
2012 189,735 0.2%
2011 189,340 -0.3%
2010 189,853 -0.3%
2009 190,441 -
Crime/100k Grand Rapids MI USA
Violent Crime 655.1 449.4 368.9
Murder 2.5 5.5 5.0
Robbery 159.2 56.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 423.1 310.3 246.8
Property Crime 1910.9 1653.5 2199.5
Burglary 338.8 316.6 376.0
Larceny 1437.4 1162.3 1594.6
Car Theft 134.7 174.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Grand Rapids

White
59.4% (117,072)
African American
18.4% (36,301)
American Indian
0.2% (438)
Asian
2.3% (4,521)
Hawaiian
0.0% (48)
Other
0.1% (237)
Two Or More
3.6% (7,085)
Hispanic
15.9% (31,379)
Race Grand Rapids MI USA
White 59.4% 75.2% 61.1%
African American 18.4% 13.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 3.0% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.6% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 15.9% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Grand Rapids, Michigan

Less than $10,000
8.7% (1,714,186)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (997,064)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.4% (2,451,228)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (2,144,194)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.3% (3,015,364)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (3,753,734)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (2,346,581)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.0% (2,166,770)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (569,979)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (548,996)
Income Grand Rapids MI USA
Less than $10,000 8.7% 693.1% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 466.6% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.4% 1009.1% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 1012.7% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.3% 1383.5% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 1839.4% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 1241.0% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.0% 1359.7% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 516.4% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 478.4% 697.9%

Gender in Grand Rapids

Female
50.7% (99,945)
Male
49.3% (97,135)
Gender Grand Rapids MI USA
Female 50.7% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.2% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
7.0% (13,795)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (13,795)
High School / GED
22.0% (43,357)
Some College
21.0% (41,387)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (15,766)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (45,328)
Master's Degree
9.0% (17,737)
Professional Degree
2.0% (3,941)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,970)
Education Grand Rapids MI USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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