Latest Data (2016)
Population 196,445
Nationwide Rank 121

Quick Facts

Grand Rapids, Michigan is the 121st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Grand Rapids, Michigan is a city.

Grand Rapids, Michigan is currently 0.8% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Grand Rapids, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Grand Rapids, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
111 Aurora, Illinois 201,110 39.1%
112 Glendale, California 200,831 2.8%
113 Yonkers, New York 200,807 2.3%
114 Huntington Beach, California 200,652 5.6%
115 Montgomery, Alabama 200,022 -0.8%
116 Amarillo, Texas 199,582 14.6%
117 Little Rock, Arkansas 198,541 8.2%
118 Akron, Ohio 197,633 -8.8%
119 Columbus, Georgia 197,485 5.8%
120 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 197,081 1.0%
121 Grand Rapids, Michigan 196,445 -0.7%
122 Shreveport, Louisiana 194,920 -2.8%
123 Salt Lake City, Utah 193,744 6.5%
124 Huntsville, Alabama 193,079 20.6%
125 Mobile, Alabama 192,904 -2.9%
126 Tallahassee, Florida 190,894 24.7%
127 Grand Prairie, Texas 190,682 48.8%
128 Overland Park, Kansas 188,966 24.5%
129 Knoxville, Tennessee 186,239 5.6%
130 Port St. Lucie, Florida 185,132 107.6%
131 Worcester, Massachusetts 184,508 6.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
121 Grand Rapids 196,445 -0.7%
195 Warren 135,125 -2.1%
204 Sterling Heights 132,427 6.2%
228 Ann Arbor 120,782 5.3%
239 Lansing 116,020 -2.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 196,445 121
2015 195,097 122
2014 193,792 123
2013 192,294 123
2012 190,411 123
2011 189,025 123
2010 188,040 123
2009 193,710 115
2008 193,159 116
2007 193,082 114
2006 192,935 113
2005 193,289 110
2004 194,299 109
2003 195,840 109
2002 196,541 104
2001 197,480 97
2000 197,937 95
1990 189,673 86
1980 181,843 75
1970 197,649 65
1960 177,313 71
1950 176,515 55
1940 164,292 52
1930 168,592 46
1920 137,634 48
1910 112,571 44
1900 87,565 44
1890 60,278 47
1880 32,016 58
1870 16,507 88