Latest Data (2017)
Population 198,829
Nationwide Rank 119

Quick Facts

Grand Rapids, Michigan is the 119th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Grand Rapids, Michigan is a city.

Grand Rapids, Michigan is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Grand Rapids had its largest population ever.

Grand Rapids, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Grand Rapids, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
109 Fayetteville, North Carolina 209,889 5.2%
110 Rochester, New York 208,046 -5.2%
111 Moreno Valley, California 207,226 44.6%
112 Glendale, California 203,054 3.9%
113 Yonkers, New York 202,019 2.9%
114 Huntington Beach, California 201,874 6.2%
115 Aurora, Illinois 200,965 39.0%
116 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,544 10.3%
117 Amarillo, Texas 199,826 14.8%
118 Montgomery, Alabama 199,518 -1.0%
119 Grand Rapids, Michigan 198,829 0.4%
120 Little Rock, Arkansas 198,606 8.3%
121 Akron, Ohio 197,846 -8.7%
122 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 197,166 1.0%
123 Huntsville, Alabama 194,585 21.5%
124 Columbus, Georgia 194,058 4.0%
125 Grand Prairie, Texas 193,837 51.3%
126 Shreveport, Louisiana 192,036 -4.2%
127 Overland Park, Kansas 191,278 26.0%
128 Tallahassee, Florida 191,049 24.8%
129 Mobile, Alabama 190,265 -4.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
119 Grand Rapids 198,829 0.4%
200 Warren 135,022 -2.2%
207 Sterling Heights 132,631 6.3%
230 Ann Arbor 121,477 5.9%
239 Lansing 116,986 -1.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 198,829 119
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