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Gaines Charter Township
  • Suburb of Grand Rapids, MI

Gaines Charter Township Residents

Gaines Charter Township Residents Overview

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
26,906
Unemployment Rate
2.6%
Poverty Rate
7.8%
Non-Citizens
3.7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 5 responses
  • Friendly
    80%
  • Private
    20%

Gaines Charter Township Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    75%
  • African American
    9%
  • Hispanic
    6%
  • Asian
    6%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    50%
  • Male
    50%
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%

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Income

Median Household Income
$67,942
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    9%
  • $25-$44k
    16%
  • $45-$74k
    32%
  • $75-$149k
    32%
  • $150k+
    11%
Median Individual Income
$34,046
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    21%
  • $15-$34k
    31%
  • $35-$64k
    29%
  • $65k+
    19%

Community

Poll
75%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 8 responses
Poll
57%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 7 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 5 responses
  • Be as friendly as your neighbors
    60%
  • Get to know others they can help you greatly
    40%

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