Latest Data (2015)
Population 195,097
Nationwide Rank 122

Quick Facts

Grand Rapids, Michigan is the 122nd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Grand Rapids, Michigan is a city.

Grand Rapids, Michigan is currently 1.4% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Grand Rapids, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Grand Rapids, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
116 Columbus, Georgia 7.5%
117 Amarillo, Texas 14.1%
118 Little Rock, Arkansas 7.9%
119 Akron, Ohio -8.9%
120 Shreveport, Louisiana -1.6%
121 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 1.0%
122 Grand Rapids, Michigan -1.4%
123 Mobile, Alabama -2.2%
124 Salt Lake City, Utah 5.9%
125 Huntsville, Alabama 19.0%
126 Tallahassee, Florida 24.1%
127 Grand Prairie, Texas 46.6%
128 Overland Park, Kansas 22.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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