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Grand Rapids Population

Grand Rapids is a city in Michigan State in the United States, lies on the Grand River, 30 miles east of Lake Michigan. Grand Rapids population in 2021 is estimated to be 200,370, covering city area of 45.63 sq mi (118.19 sq km), ranks second-largest city in Michigan State and one-hundred-twenty-third populous city in the United States. Grand Rapids is in Kent County, it is the economic and cultural hub of West Michigan, one of the fastest growing cities in the Midwest and lies in the Grand Rapids metropolitan area is a triangular shaped Metro Triplex.

Below is the Grand Rapids, Michigan population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010188,003
2011189,0870.58
2012190,8170.91
2013192,9911.14
2014194,3520.71
2015195,0730.37
2016196,5460.76
2017199,0821.29
2018200,2170.57
2019201,0130.40
2020198,917-1.04
2021 *200,3700.72
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Grand Rapids city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearGrand Rapids Population
1950228,293
1955253,331
1960288,524
1965317,790
1970347,935
1975361,904
1980373,038
1985399,777
1990431,379
1995477,348
2000530,569
2005551,982
2010567,558
2011570,727
2015583,578
2020*597,710
2025*609,943
2035*662,963
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Grand Rapids city Population(UA)

Grand Rapids Metropolitan

The Grand Rapids metropolitan area is an urbanized region centered on the city of Grand Rapids. GrandRapids-Kentwood-Muskegon is the Combined Statistical Area of the Michigan State. According to 2020 US Census, The Great Grand Rapids or Grand Rapids Metropolitan population in 2020 is 1,087,592, increased a total of 93,922 people from 993,670 in 2010 with a change of 9.5%.

Grand Rapids City(2021)Grand Rapids Metropolitan(2020)
Population200,3701,087,592
Area45.63 sq mi (118.19 sq km)6,801 sq mi (17,610 sq km)
Rank123(US)42(CSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA


Grand Rapids Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Grand Rapids population is 201,004, out of these 99,741 are male, 101,263 are female, The sex ratio of Grand Rapids is 99. The median age of the Grand Rapids population is 31.4, Grand Rapids population by age are, under 18 years is 43,764, 16 years and over is 161,637, 18 years and over is 157,240, 21 years and over is 146,668, 65 years and over is 32,248. 49.6% are male, 50.4% are female, Population of Grand Rapids by age percent-wise is, 21.8% are under 18 years old, 80.4% are 16 years and over, 78.2% are 18 years and over, 73.0% are 21 years and over, 12.9% are 65 years and over. There are total 85,549 housing units, The voting population of Grand Rapids are 143,988, out of these 70,298 are male voters, 73,690 are female voters, 48.8% are male, 51.2% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -513,7176.8%
5 - 911,2505.6%
10 - 1411,1405.5%
15 - 1914,1157.0%
20 - 2419,7039.8%
25 - 3442,89621.3%
35 - 4422,11411.0%
45 - 5419,7299.8%
55 - 599,7584.9%
60 - 6410,7095.3%
65 - 7415,4357.7%
75 - 846,0583.0%
85 and over4,3802.2%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Grand Rapids Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Grand Rapids by race are:

White Population

White population in Grand Rapids, Michigan are 131,663, percentage wise 65.5 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Grand Rapids, Michigan are 37,938, percentage wise 18.9 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Grand Rapids, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Grand Rapids are 4,529, percentage wise 2.3 percent are asians, out of these 685 are Asian Indians, 1,393 are Chinese, 689 are Filipinos, 243 are Japanese, 319 are Korean, 698 are Vietnamese and 502 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Grand Rapids, Michigan are 33,683. Percentage wise 16.8 percent are hispanics, out of these 20,681 are Mexican people, 2,151 are Puerto Ricans, 637 are Cubans, and 10,214 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race201,004Percent
White131,66365.5%
Black or African American37,93818.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native7000.3%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population4,5292.3%
Asian Indian6850.3%
Chinese1,3930.7%
Filipino6890.3%
Japanese2430.1%
Korean3190.2%
Vietnamese6980.3%
Other Asian Population502
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander480.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino33,68316.8%
Mexican20,68110.3%
Puerto Rican2,1511.1%
Cuban6370.3%
Other Hispanic or Latino10,214
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Grand Rapids native population is 179,375, out of these 145,212 born in the Michigan state and 32,515 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 21,629, out of these 6,972 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,533 are in Europe, 2,772 in Asia, 280 in Africa, 1,994 in Latin America and 393 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Grand Rapids are 14,657, out of these 420 are from Europe, 2,049 are from Asia, 2,329 from Africa, 9,569 are from Latin America and 243 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native179,375
Born in state of residence145,212
Born in other state in the United States32,515
Northeast3,967
Midwest0
South11,064
West4,072
Born outside the United States1,648
Puerto Rico682
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)966
Foreign born
Born outside of United States21,629
Naturalized U.S. citizen6,972
Europe1,533
Asia2,772
Africa280
Oceania0
Latin America1,994
Northern America393
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen14,657
Europe420
Asia2,049
Africa2,329
Oceania47
Latin America9,569
Northern America243
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Grand Rapids Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Grand Rapids, Michigan are 85,549, Occupied housing units are 77,128, Rental vacancy rate is 7. Percentage of occupancy is 90, 50.98% of houses are owner occupied and 39.18% of houses are renter occupied in Grand Rapids. There are 59.22 percent of one-unit detached, 6.36 percent of one-units attached, 9.19 percent of two-unit houses, 4.48 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.31 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 33.77 percent are available with one vehicle, 31.58 percent are available with two vehicles, 13.09 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 11.72 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units85,549
Occupied housing units77,128
Occupied housing units percent90
Rental vacancy rate7
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached50,658
1-unit attached5,442
2 units7,865
3 or 4 units3,835
Mobile home265
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied43,609
Renter-occupied33,519
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Grand Rapids Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Grand Rapids, Michigan is $168,300, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.00 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 6.54 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 11.17 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 15.76 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 12.45 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 3.24 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 0.63 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.19 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000855
$50,000 to $99,9995,595
$100,000 to $149,9999,552
$150,000 to $199,99913,483
$200,000 to $299,99910,651
$300,000 to $499,9992,771
$500,000 to $999,999543
$1,000,000 or more159
Median (dollars)168,300
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Grand Rapids Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,142, 0.30 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 10.14 percent pay between $500 to $999, 15.82 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 3.58 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 1.49 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 0.50 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 0.36 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $430, 1.05 percent of homes pay less than $250, 6.98 percent pays between $250 to $399, 7.35 percent pay between $400 to $599, 1.72 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.89 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.70 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500258
$500 to $9998,671
$1,000 to $1,49913,534
$1,500 to $1,9993,064
$2,000 to $2,4991,275
$2,500 to $2,999431
$3,000 or more307
Median (dollars)1,142
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250896
$250 to $3995,970
$400 to $5996,289
$600 to $7991,469
$800 to $999765
$1,000 or more595
Median (dollars)430
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Grand Rapids Rental

Total number of Grand Rapids rental homes or apartments are 33,519, occupied by Renter, The median value of Grand Rapids average rental rate is $995. 8.89 percent of homes are under $500, 40.45 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 45.07 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 3.63 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.00 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5002,980
$500 to $99913,557
$1,000 to $1,49913,131
$1,500 to $1,9991,976
$2,000 to $2,499836
$2,500 to $2,999381
$3,000 or more0
Median (dollars)995
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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