|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Grand Rapids is 197,416. Grand Rapids, Michigan is the 125th largest city in the US.
Grand Rapids is located entirely in Kent County.
The peak population of Grand Rapids was in 2020, when its population was 198,173. In 2020, Grand Rapids was the 124th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 125th largest city in the US. Grand Rapids is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Grand Rapids has shrunk 0.2% since the year 2000. Grand Rapids, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Grand Rapids has a population density of 4,235.6 people per square mile.
|121||Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia||201,196||3.1%|
|122||Salt Lake City, Utah||200,478||10.2%|
|125||Grand Rapids, Michigan||197,416||-0.2%|
|126||Grand Prairie, Texas||197,347||54.0%|
|127||Overland Park, Kansas||197,106||29.9%|
|129||Huntington Beach, California||196,652||3.4%|
|130||Sioux Falls, South Dakota||196,528||56.4%|
The total voting age population of Grand Rapids, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 140,810. The voting age population is 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.1% of the residents of Grand Rapids are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Grand Rapids are 67.2% White, 18.6% Black, 5.7% Other, 5.6% Two or more races, 2.4% Asian and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 16.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Grand Rapids, 20.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.9%. On a per-household basis, 14.2% of families are below the poverty line in Grand Rapids.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.8% of Grand Rapids residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.7% of Grand Rapids residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 36.4% have a bachelor's degree and 12.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Grand Rapids residents aged 5 and older, 16.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Grand Rapids is 6.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Grand Rapids, 6.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Grand Rapids is $50,103.
In Grand Rapids, 55.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.6% of housing units in Grand Rapids.
Of all the housing units in Grand Rapids, 36.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Grand Rapids, 6.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Grand Rapids is $925.
In Grand Rapids, 82.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.