Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2021 Population
1.08M
1.12% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
36.1
0.557% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
9.8%
5.09% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$70,347
6.11% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$203,500
9.12% 1-year growth
N/A Employed Population
4.63M

About

In 2021, Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI had a population of 1.08M people with a median age of 36.1 and a median household income of $70,347. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI grew from 1.07M to 1.08M, a 1.12% increase and its median household income grew from $66,297 to $70,347, a 6.11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.3%), White (Hispanic) (4.21%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.33%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.64%).

None of the households in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.4% of the residents in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are Grand Valley State University (6,502 degrees awarded in 2021), Grand Rapids Community College (1,695 degrees), and Davenport University (1,579 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was $203,500, and the homeownership rate was 73.6%.

Most people in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: The spectacular skyline of Grand Rapids, Michigan sits right on the Grand River.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is home to a population of 1.08M people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2021, 6.57% of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI residents were born outside of the country (71k people).

In 2021, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (837k people) in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 68.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 45.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.4%
2021 Citizenship
96.3%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 96.4% of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    837k ± 1.3k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    68.2k ± 1.7k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    45.6k ± 1.95k
9.93%
Hispanic Population
107k people

In 2021, there were 12.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (837k people) in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 68.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 45.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.93% of the people in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are hispanic (107k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    79,412 ± 6,891 people
  2. India
    76,245 ± 6,753 people
  3. Iraq
    59,562 ± 5,974 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 79,412 Michigan residents, followed by India with 76,245 and Iraq with 59,562.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.57%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
71k people
6.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
70.6k people

As of 2021, 6.57% of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI residents (71k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was 6.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    16,664 ± 743
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    8,948 ± 878
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,809 ± 773

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI employs 4.63M people. The largest industries in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are Manufacturing (111,970 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (79,391 people), and Retail Trade (59,001 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,992), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,781), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($66,058).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,616. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

4.63M
N/A Value
± 14,812

From N/A to N/A, employment in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI stayed at a rate of NaNM%, from N/A employees to 4.63M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (60,730 people), Management Occupations (56,075 people), and Production Occupations (56,050 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Michigan (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

4.63M
N/A Value
± 14,812

From N/A to N/A, employment in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI stayed at a rate of NaNM%, from N/A employees to 4.63M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, are Manufacturing (111,970 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (79,391 people), and Retail Trade (59,001 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, though some of these residents may live in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,147
Median earning men ± $778
$32,051
Median earning women ± $376

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($66,261), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,155), and Wholesale Trade ($59,946).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($51,779), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,868), and Wholesale Trade ($40,504).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Michigan.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 8,613
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 8,143
    Manufacturing
  3. 6,059
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $24.7M
    Manufacturing
  2. $11.4M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $4.66M
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $217B
  2. $58.2B
  3. $51.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $217B, followed by Machinery ($58.2B) and Mixed freight ($51.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Michigan products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$667B
2020 Value in Michigan
$1.16T
Projected 2050 Value in Michigan
74% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $667B. This is expected to increase 74% to $1.16T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $37.2B
  2. $33.2B
  3. $31.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $37.2B, followed by Indiana with $33.2B and Texas and $31.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Michigan shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Michigan over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Michigan have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI awarded 13,854 degrees. The student population of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 21,697 male students and 32,753 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are White (10,523 and 78.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (923 and 6.87%), Black or African American (780 and 5.81%), and Unknown (395 and 2.94%).

The largest universities in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI by number of degrees awarded are Grand Valley State University (6,502 and 46.9%), Grand Rapids Community College (1,695 and 12.2%), and Davenport University (1,579 and 11.4%).

The most popular majors in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (824 and 5.95%), General Business Administration & Management (682 and 4.92%), and Registered Nursing (648 and 4.68%).

The median tuition costs in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are $25,835 for private four year colleges, and $13,900 and $19,628 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 90.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 54,450 (39.8% men and 60.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 54,450 students enrolled in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, 39.8% men and 60.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 38,416 records, of which 60.2% were women and 39.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 467 degrees awarded
  2. 424 degrees awarded
  3. 509 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was General Psychology with 467 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,502 degrees awarded
  2. 1,695 degrees awarded
  3. 1,579 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Grand Valley State University with 6,502 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 5,221 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, which is 0.605 times less than the 8,633 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 10,523 degrees mean that there were 11.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 923 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($25,835) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($890) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($974) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.763% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.76% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (2.3M), Some college (1.94M), and Bachelors Degree (1.38M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was $203,500 in 2021, which is 0.831 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $186,500 to $203,500, a 9.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is 73.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is $70,347. In 2021, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was Livingston County, MI with a value of $88,908, followed by Oakland County, MI and Washtenaw County, MI, with respective values of $86,275 and $79,198.

Property

$203,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$2,091
$297,040
Median Property Taxes
±$3,729

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.6%
Homeownership
2021
67.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 73.6% of the housing units in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was Livingston County, MI with a value of $88,908, followed by Oakland County, MI and Washtenaw County, MI, with respective values of $86,275 and $79,198.

The following map shows all of the counties in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$70,347
Median Household Income
± $763
404k
Number of Households
± 4,862

In 2021, the median household income of the 404k households in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI grew to $70,347 from the previous year's value of $66,297.

The following chart displays the households in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is from Michigan.
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.471
2020 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2021, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.468 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.592% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (79%)
  2. Carpooled (8.52%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.92%)

In 2021, 79% of workers in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.52%) and those who worked at home (7.92%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI (103k out of 1.05M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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95% of the population of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI has health coverage, with 58% on employee plans, 13.6% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 0.791% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Michigan see 1246 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1266 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1294 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 332 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,246 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,246 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,266 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Michigan in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.6% under 18 years, 23.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.96%
Uninsured
58%
Employer Coverage
13.6%
Medicaid
11.5%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
0.791%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI declined by 4.5% from 5.19% to 4.96%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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