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Grand Rapids Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
195,355
Unemployment Rate
5.1%
Poverty Rate
22.3%
Non-Citizens
7.4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 23 responses
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  • All ages
    52%
  • Mid Age and younger
    17%
  • Family oriented
    13%
  • Old
    9%
  • Nosy
    4%
  • Progressive
    4%

Grand Rapids Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    60%
  • African American
    19%
  • Hispanic
    15%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Asian
    2%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%

Income

Median Household Income
$44,369
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    28%
  • $25-$44k
    23%
  • $45-$74k
    24%
  • $75-$149k
    21%
  • $150k+
    5%
Median Individual Income
$22,382
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    36%
  • $15-$34k
    32%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    10%

Community

Poll
74%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.23 responses
Poll
54%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.24 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 20 responses
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  • Art Prize City USA!
    45%
  • This are have a lot of rental properties.
    20%
  • It's a great place to live, work, and play!
    15%
  • Get involved in the community
    10%
  • It is a city with very few natural disasters.
    10%
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