East Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 11,258 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 5,489  (48.8%)
Females: 5,769  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 49506.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $114,695 (it was $84,772 in 2000)
East Grand Rapids:

$114,695
MI:

$51,084

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $59,225 (it was $41,388 in 2000)

East Grand Rapids city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $293,174 (it was $202,600 in 2000)
East Grand Rapids:

$293,174
MI:

$137,500

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $373,041; Detached houses: $374,928; Townhouses or other attached units: $295,235; In 2-unit structures: $93,426; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,179

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,223.

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  • Races in East Grand Rapids, MI (2015)

    East Grand Rapids races chart
    • 10,55092.8%White alone
    • 2312.0%Two or more races
    • 2081.8%Hispanic
    • 1321.2%Asian alone
    • 1131.0%Black alone
    • 1080.9%Other race alone
    • 150.1%American Indian alone

Races in East Grand Rapids detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Grand Rapids: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Dutch (17.6%), German (13.1%), Irish (9.3%), European (9.2%), English (8.2%), American (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 756 feet

Land area: 2.93 square miles.

Population density: 3,847 people per square mile   (average).

East Grand Rapids,MI real estate house value index trend

East Grand Rapids, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in East Grand Rapids:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 79.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Grand Rapids city:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

519 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% Africa).

This city:

4.6%
Michigan:

6.3%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in East Grand Rapids, Michigan as of August 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in East Grand Rapids to the number of sex offenders is 11,001 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $5,206 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $5,680 (1.8%)

East Grand Rapids satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (2.6 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (118.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (130.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grand Rapids, MI (1.6 miles ), Kentwood, MI (2.1 miles ), Wyoming, MI (2.3 miles ), Forest Hills, MI (2.5 miles ), Northview, MI (2.6 miles ), Comstock Park, MI (2.7 miles ), Walker, MI (2.8 miles ), Cutlerville, MI (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $308,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $385,600
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $297,800
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $428,600
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $427,100
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $331,700
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $440,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.94 N, Longitude: 85.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,807 (-15.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 914 (16.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 616

East Grand Rapids household income distribution East Grand Rapids home values distribution

Crime rates in East Grand Rapids by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014 2015
Murders 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11101111232134
per 100,000 9.29.29.30.09.59.79.79.619.228.818.79.026.535.1
Robberies 00300110110000
per 100,000 0.00.028.00.00.09.79.70.09.69.60.00.00.00.0
Assaults 18045112430202
per 100,000 9.273.50.037.747.79.79.719.238.328.80.018.00.017.5
Burglaries 4827445240322942392924251910
per 100,000 443.6248.0410.9490.7381.3308.9281.3403.6373.7278.2224.6225.2168.187.7
Theft 919513212411088100116168929911211584
per 100,000 841.0872.81,232.71,170.11,048.5849.6970.01,114.71,610.0882.7926.41,009.01,017.2736.7
Auto thefts 45535653425136
per 100,000 37.045.946.728.347.757.948.528.838.319.246.89.026.552.6
Arson 00110010100000
per 100,000 0.00.09.39.40.00.09.70.09.60.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.7) 81.582.7103.591.089.672.875.086.7119.588.071.567.775.871.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in East Grand Rapids detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Michigan average:

1.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+0.1%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in East Grand Rapids: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Grand Rapids, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

East Grand Rapids-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the East Grand Rapids city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Grand Rapids-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 246.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 285.4 miles away from East Grand Rapids center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 332.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 309.0 miles away from East Grand Rapids center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 339.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Grand Rapids topographic map

Birthplace of: Chris Van Allsburg - Children's writer, Buster Mathis, Jr. - Boxer, Hugh Blacklock - Football player, Patrick Maher (writer) - Novelist, Tom Pantlind - College basketball player (Central Michigan Chippewas).

Hospitals and medical centers near East Grand Rapids:

  • CLARK AT HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • HOLLAND HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • HOLLAND HOME - FULTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • HOMECARE OF HOLLAND HOME (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • FAITH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • HOLLAND HOME - RAYBROOK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • PORTER HILLS HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)

Amtrak stations near East Grand Rapids:

  • 4 miles: GRAND RAPIDS (MARKET & WEALTHY STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: ROCKFORD (39 S. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Grand Rapids:

  • Calvin College (about 2 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,117)
  • Cornerstone University (about 3 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 4 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Davenport University (about 8 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 15 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Hope College (about 28 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 37 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,293)

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Notable locations in East Grand Rapids: East Grand Rapids Fire Department (A), East Grand Rapids Library (B), East Grand Rapids Police Department (C), Aquinas College Performing Arts Center (D), Baldwin Observatory (E), Albertus Magnus Hall of Science (F), East Grand Rapids Department of Public Safety (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Grand Rapids include: Grace Episcopal Church (A), Saint Stephen's Parish (B), Lake Drive Baptist Church (C), Southeast Protestant Reformed Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Reeds Lake (A), Fisk Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in East Grand Rapids include: John A Collins Park (1), Waterfront Park (2), Hodenpyl Woods (3), Manhattan Recreation Area (4), Remington Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 73.6. This is about average.

City:

73.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.240. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.240
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 14.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.691. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.691
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.72
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00617. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00617
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 2.7%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.6% for Black residents, 30.0% for American Indian residents, 21.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
6 people in other group homes in 2000

East Grand Rapids, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in East Grand Rapids (2011 data):

  • United Bank of Michigan: East Grand Rapids Branch at 2137 Wealthy Street, branch established on 1999/05/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $458.0 mil, Deposits: $375.9 mil, headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: East Grand Rapids Banking Ctr. Branc at 2263 Wealthy Street Se, branch established on 2006/07/11. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Michigan average:

10.9

East Grand Rapids travel time to work - commute East Grand Rapids mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for East Grand Rapids city (based on Kent County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant141,345354
Catholic114,43737
Mainline Protestant47,892117
Other15,67441
Black Protestant8,45411
Orthodox1,7306
None273,090-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 118
Kent County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 54
Kent County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 130
Kent County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 403
Here:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

28.1%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

59.9%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

62.8%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
East Grand Rapids:

27.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.6%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
East Grand Rapids:

5.9%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Grand Rapids:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
East Grand Rapids:

35.0%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

66.1%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
East Grand Rapids:

82.9%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Grand Rapids, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$19,558$58,6742$3,474
Other Government Administration 3$19,257$77,0288$3,580
Police Protection - Officers 25$142,650$68,4720$0
Police - Other 5$14,298$34,31512$4,023
Streets and Highways 8$31,406$47,1091$1,525
Sewerage 7$28,248$48,4250$0
Parks and Recreation 7$30,133$51,65748$21,930
Water Supply 5$17,539$42,0940$0
Other and Unallocable 3$11,526$46,1041$1,802
Totals for Government 67$314,615$56,34972$36,334

East Grand Rapids government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $891,000 ($79.14)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,844,000 ($341.45)
    Regular Highways: $2,438,000 ($216.56)
    General Public Buildings: $865,000 ($76.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $846,000 ($75.15)
    Sewerage: $802,000 ($71.24)
    Water Utilities: $776,000 ($68.93)
    Financial Administration: $646,000 ($57.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $393,000 ($34.91)
    Central Staff Services: $224,000 ($19.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $83,000 ($7.37)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($0.89)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $776,000 ($68.93)
    Sewerage: $628,000 ($55.78)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($1.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $673,000 ($59.78)
    General - Other: $69,000 ($6.13)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($1.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,651,000 ($324.30)

East Grand Rapids government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,386,000 ($123.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $700,000 ($62.18)
    Sewerage: $563,000 ($50.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $702,000 ($62.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $342,000 ($30.38)
    Interest Earnings: $189,000 ($16.79)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $786,000 ($69.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,841,000 ($163.53)
    All Other: $378,000 ($33.58)
  • Tax - Property: $5,556,000 ($493.52)
    NEC: $56,000 ($4.97)

East Grand Rapids government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $155,000 ($13.77)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,775,000 ($157.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,900,000 ($168.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $30,000 ($2.66)

East Grand Rapids government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,208,000 ($107.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,266,000 ($290.10)

4.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ottawa County, MI  0.86% ($34,430 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.23% ($34,241)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.20% ($28,253)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($700 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ottawa County, MI  0.77% ($51,397 average AGI)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.19% ($27,282)
to Allegan County, MI  0.18% ($42,372)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Grand Rapids:

  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNWZ (1410 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WBBL (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTKG (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFUR (1570 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WYGR (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WYOMING, MI; Owner: WYGR BROADCASTING)
  • WION (1430 AM; 5 kW; IONIA, MI; Owner: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE GROUP, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Grand Rapids:

  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAYG (89.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WYCE (88.1 FM; WYOMING, MI; Owner: GRAND RAPIDS CABLE ACCESS CENTER)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WODJ (107.3 FM; GREENVILLE, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W214AY (90.7 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Grand Rapids:

  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WOLP-CA (Channel 27; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19BA (Channel 19; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)

East Grand Rapids fatal accident list:

Jul 4, 1994 10:29 PM, Lake Drive, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 27, 1989 05:53 PM, Lake Dr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 26, 1988 11:35 PM, Reeds Lake, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 9, 1982 11:25 PM, Plymouth, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 14, 1980 11:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 12, 1980 02:38 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 50Total average daily traffic
  • 90Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in East Grand Rapids)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 2310 Reeds Lake Blvd (Lat: 42.963889 Lon: -85.613917), Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPOP855
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.106 MHz, 952.106 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/1998, Expiration Date: 09/10/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2008Registrant: Phone: (716) 242-8444
  • MI-GRP128A, Plainfield Cell Site (Lat: 42.972222 Lon: -85.600833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.5 m, Call Sign: WQHL294
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/28/2007, Expiration Date: 08/28/2017, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • MI-GRP132B, Kentwood #2 Cell Site (Lat: 42.924167 Lon: -85.634444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: WQIR624
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/23/2008, Expiration Date: 04/23/2018, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • MI-GRP165A, 2215 Oak Industrial Dr Ne (Lat: 42.976028 Lon: -85.614056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQKC210
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2009, Expiration Date: 03/24/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in East Grand Rapids)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23-19 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 115 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2395W , Serial Number: MB-26, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Gr Aircraft Partners I LLC, 1526 Sherwood Ave Se, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$171,039133$201,072515$218,61513$60,78714$151,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$177,8735$254,22621$240,3001$417,0001$118,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$188,6988$321,26877$250,4145$26,8004$195,738
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$152,25015$203,00774$204,3763$76,4071$71,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$161,0006$270,48811$222,2131$6,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0123.00 , 0124.00, 0125.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$193,2209$257,397
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$244,2536$187,017
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$243,0004$195,015
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$89,6504$241,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0123.00 , 0124.00, 0125.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in East Grand Rapids that have no violations reported:

  • EAST GRAND RAPIDS (Population served: 10,694, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 54

Incident types - East Grand Rapids

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for East Grand Rapids, MI

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (97%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Businesses in East Grand Rapids, MI

  • H&R Block: 1
  • Starbucks: 1
  • Subway: 1

East Grand Rapids compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

East Grand Rapids on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 (49506) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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