Statewide Claims to Fame

Grand Rapids is 9th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Grand Rapids is 10th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Grand Rapids is 13th in Minnesota out of 138 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Grand Rapids is 19th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Female residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Grand Rapids Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 10,916 93rd 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 22.6 42nd 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 481.8 124th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Grand Rapids Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 6.1% 106th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.2% 100th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 20.8% 9th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Grand Rapids Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.7% 61st 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 23.6% 101st 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Grand Rapids Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 94.6% 34th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 121st 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.9% 10th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 132nd 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 142nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 88th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 137th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 93.9% 26th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Grand Rapids Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 52.5% 19th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.2% 138th 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Grand Rapids Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 4,910 87th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 26.6% 46th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 4,763 84th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 66.6% 107th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $139,900 123rd $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.1 128th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Grand Rapids Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $25,278 102nd $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $41,931 120th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 10.8% 50th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Grand Rapids Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,024 90th 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $339,286 51st $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $36,117 13th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $29,982 53rd $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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