Demographics Grand Rapids

Population

City189,815

Metro – 774,160

Kent County –608.453

Households

City –76,007

County –247,231

Ethnicity

White – 63.87%

Black – 19.00%

Native – 0.36%

Asian – 1.98%

Hispanic/Latino – 16.90%

 

Age

Median Age – 30.4

17 and Under – 27.47%

18 to 24 – 13.55%

25 to 34 – 15.53%

35 to 44 –12.15%

45 to 54 – 11.86%

55 and Up –19.44%

 

Income

Median Household Income – $37,224

Average Household Income – $44,224

Per Capita – $17,661

 

Housing

Average Apt. – $749

Median Housing value – $122,000

 

 

Travel Time

Average Commute – 19.44

Less than 15min –

15-29min –

30-59min –

60+min –

 

Mode of Transportation

Personal Vehicle –

Public –

Other (Bicycle, Foot)

Work at Home –

 

Education

High School – 26.37%

Some College – 20.63%

Associates – 8.20%

Bachelors – 18.41%

Graduate –9.77%

 

 

Employment

Potential – 144,974

Total –89,684

Type

Mgmt. /Business –12.83%

Professional –21.58%

Sales & Office – 25.09%

Service – 15.15%

Farming, Fishing, Forestry – 0.43%

Construction – 6.12%

Production, Transport, Materials – 18.81%

Industry

Ag, Forestry, Fishing – 0.43%

Construction – 4.68%

Manufacturing – 18.80%

Wholesale Trade – 3.79%

Retail – 10.84%

Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities – 2.96%

Information – 2.06%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate – 5.55%

Professional, Science, Mgmt., Admin. – 9.26%

Education, Health and Social Service – 25.17%

Arts, Entertainment, Accommodation – 9.23%

Other – 5.04%

Public Service – 2.20%