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Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area


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2022 population: 1,094,198   ( 105,260 from 2010)
Land area: 2689.1 square miles
Population density: 406.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:843,723 77.11% 5.6%
Black:76,9087.03% 24.8%
Indian:3,6710.34% 7.9%
Asian:32,0522.93% 51.3%
2+ races:25,4692.33% 39.4%
Hispanic:112,37510.27% 33.0%
Total non-White:250,47522.89% 31.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:28,445 13.1
Deaths:21,4689.9
Net Migration: -3,464-1.6
Net Immigration: 2,5351.2
Change in White population:44,676 4.5
Change in Non-White pop.:60,584 6.1




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
988,938
799,04780.80%
61,6046.23%
3,4010.34%
21,1872.14%
18,2711.85%
84,4668.54%
189,89119.20%

2000
930,670
784,32884.28%
53,8195.78%
3,7800.41%
16,0941.73%
12,6401.36%
59,1006.35%
146,34215.72%

1990
791,515
715,13390.35%
41,4725.24%
4,0980.52%
8,3811.06%
n/a
22,4312.83%
76,3829.65%

1980
695,016
640,90792.21%
31,7694.57%
2,9020.42%
4,6010.66%
n/a
14,5072.09%
54,1097.79%

1970
617,051
583,08394.50%
23,2163.76%
1,3720.22%
5970.10%
n/a
7,9841.29%
33,968 5.50%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
134,391 14.4
61,8296.6
-25,362-2.7
19,2092.1
14,719 1.6
43,549 4.7
1990's
NumberRate
138,658 17.5
60,7177.7
18,9662.4
11,7531.5
69,195 8.7
69,960 8.8
1980's
NumberRate
130,633 18.8
54,084 7.8
23,956 3.4
n/a
74,226 10.7
22,273 3.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
13,121 2.1
n/a
57,824 9.4
20,141 3.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
36.2
253,083 23.1%
841,115 76.9%
161,753 14.8%
407,805
2.60
274,984 67.4%
216,064 78.6%
22,047 8.0%
132,821 32.6%

2010
NumberPercent
35.1
256,620 25.9%
732,318 74.1%
115,680 11.7%
366,997
2.63
253,644 69.1%
196,796 77.6%
25,129 9.9%
113,353 30.9%

2000
NumberPercent
32.9
262,681 28.2%
667,989 71.8%
97,857 10.5%
338,181
2.68
239,679 70.9%
193,748 80.8%
21,782 9.1%
98,502 29.1%

1990
NumberPercent
30.9
226,199 28.6%
565,316 71.4%
84,634 10.7%
281,707
2.74
208,930 74.2%
174,277 83.4%
17,352 8.3%
72,777 25.8%

1980
NumberPercent
28.4
210,986 30.4%
484,030 69.6%
69,359 10.0%
238,095
2.85
181,891 76.4%
155,984 85.8%
14,937 8.2%
56,204 23.6%

2022 Housing Data for Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units432,268 
Median Value$239,576 
Occupied407,80594.3%
Vacant24,4635.7%
Owned298,72073.3%
Rented109,08526.7%
Median Rent$1,070 
Single-Family Units318,69973.7%
    Detached292,99767.8%
    Attached25,7025.9%
Buldings with 5+ Units62,61914.5%
Mobile Homes22,7545.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00014,2963.5%
$10,000 to $14,99913,0063.2%
$15,000 to $19,99911,5772.8%
$20,000 to $24,99913,4453.3%
$25,000 to $29,99914,7213.6%
$30,000 to $34,99913,3323.3%
$35,000 to $39,99915,1363.7%
$40,000 to $44,99915,4913.8%
$45,000 to $49,99916,1094.0%
$50,000 to $59,99931,0307.6%
$60,000 to $74,99940,76810.0%
$75,000 to $99,99961,74215.1%
$100,000 to $124,99945,38911.1%
$125,000 to $149,99931,9707.8%
$150,000 to $199,99935,3398.7%
$200,000 or more34,4548.4%
Median Household Income77,154 
Per Capita Income38,100 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.95 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI18,1404.4%
Public Assistance11,0402.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps41,83910.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed476,46675.4%
Unemployed21,1213.3%
In Armed Forces3460.1%
Total Labor Force497,93378.8%
Not in Labor Force134,17521.2%
Real Unemployment Rate 24.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector227,567166,44657.8%
Non-Profit21,94845,70732.4%
Self-Employed29,07217,49462.4%
Local Government10,89817,06439.0%
State Government5,4426,91844.0%
Federal Government3,2982,32058.7%
Total Private + Self256,639183,94058.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.41,58672,00936.6%
Total298,225255,94953.8%
Pct. Govt.8.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts89,69516.2%
Sales and Office Occupations111,89120.2%
Professional, Technical126,54622.8%
Service Occupations83,23915.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3,7080.7%
All others143,62025.9%
White Collar 59.1%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing113,48273.9%
Health care and social assistance80,91252.7%
Retail trade60,76239.6%
Educational services45,15529.4%
Accommodation and food services36,47123.8%
Construction33,55721.9%
Professional, scientific, technical32,30021.0%
Other services25,99516.9%
Finance and insurance22,36714.6%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.20,00713.0%
Transportation and warehousing19,75912.9%
Wholesale trade19,07812.4%
Public administration12,4788.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation7,7975.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing7,6455.0%
Information6,6504.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting6,5584.3%
Utilities2,9881.9%
Management8210.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction2090.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican73,0606.72%
Puerto Rican10,5040.97%
Cuban3,6780.34%
Dominican2,5200.23%
Total Central American9,7770.90%
Costa Rican5380.05%
Guatemalan6,5870.61%
Honduran1,0510.10%
Nicaraguan2840.03%
Panamanian5190.05%
Salvadoran7930.07%
Other Central American50.00%
Total South American3,7320.34%
Argentinean1430.01%
Bolivian230.00%
Chilean5080.05%
Colombian1,7070.16%
Ecuadorian4040.04%
Paraguayan280.00%
Peruvian6990.06%
Uruguayan210.00%
Venezuelan1990.02%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic5,7400.53%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese5,6370.52%
Indian4,3260.40%
Chinese4,1690.38%
Korean3,4280.32%
Burmese2,1040.19%
Laotian1,8440.17%
Filipino1,4840.14%
Japanese1,0840.10%
Cambodian9280.09%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English919,32890.0%
Spanish58,5035.7%
Other7,3670.7%
Other Indo-European6,9390.7%
Other Asian5,8840.6%
Vietnamese4,3450.4%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic4,2610.4%
German, other Germanic3,6770.4%
Chinese2,9740.3%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German202,16318.6%
Dutch188,65217.4%
English100,7529.3%
Irish100,0669.2%
Polish67,8766.2%
American36,9423.4%
Italian32,1393.0%
French25,4862.3%
European20,5401.9%
Scottish18,9461.7%
Swedish18,4561.7%
Norwegian8,8750.8%
Danish7,7740.7%
French Canadian7,5660.7%
Scotch-Irish5,5930.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen1,048,98796.5%
Not a citizen38,0813.5%
Native1,015,46693.4%
Foreign-born71,6026.6%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
20,539 2.9%33,198 4.6%192,102 26.7%220,765 30.7%164,363 22.9%87,408 12.2%
  Average years of education: 13.8
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 20,539 2.9%
9-12 Years 33,198 4.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 192,102 26.7%
Some College 220,765 30.7%
Bach. Degree 164,363 22.9%
Grad Degree 87,408 12.2%
Average years of education: 13.8

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 851,572 797,758 53,814 6.3%
1991 844,312 779,944 64,368 7.6%
1992 856,226 791,612 64,614 7.5%
1993 886,354 833,788 52,566 5.9%
1994 921,666 877,060 44,606 4.8%
1995 939,628 902,220 37,408 4.0%
1996 957,984 919,832 38,152 4.0%
1997 992,264 959,472 32,792 3.3%
1998 1,013,808 984,430 29,378 2.9%
1999 1,037,686 1,007,296 30,390 2.9%
2000 1,029,600 996,858 32,742 3.2%
2001 1,037,964 988,520 49,444 4.8%
2002 1,008,992 948,546 60,446 6.0%
2003 1,009,276 939,748 69,528 6.9%
2004 1,024,312 959,354 64,958 6.3%
2005 1,038,054 976,736 61,318 5.9%
2006 1,042,554 976,676 65,878 6.3%
2007 1,032,262 967,222 65,040 6.3%
2008 1,020,188 947,666 72,522 7.1%
2009 996,796 881,778 115,018 11.5%
2010 1,020,056 915,936 104,120 10.2%
2011 1,020,720 938,434 82,286 8.1%
2012 1,038,572 966,580 71,992 6.9%
2013 1,059,326 991,462 67,864 6.4%
2014 1,087,098 1,031,546 55,552 5.1%
2015 1,108,996 1,065,542 43,454 3.9%
2016 1,129,560 1,088,492 41,068 3.6%
2017 1,143,554 1,103,712 39,842 3.5%
2018 1,159,642 1,124,428 35,214 3.0%
2019 1,165,166 1,131,740 33,426 2.9%
2020 1,149,212 1,063,374 85,838 7.5%
2021 1,126,836 1,075,430 51,406 4.6%
2022 1,158,202 1,117,518 40,684 3.5%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com