East Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 11,731 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.0%
 
Males: 5,752  (49.0%)
Females: 5,979  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49506.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $112,694 (it was $84,772 in 2000)
East Grand Rapids:

$112,694
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $58,407 (it was $41,388 in 2000)

East Grand Rapids city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $315,700 (it was $202,600 in 2000)
East Grand Rapids:

$315,700
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $479,641; detached houses: $473,377; townhouses or other attached units: $400,779; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $311,850

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,561.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Grand Rapids: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.8%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Black residents, 18.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in East Grand Rapids, MI (2017)
    • 10,80692.8%White alone
    • 2402.1%Hispanic
    • 1641.4%Two or more races
    • 1381.2%Asian alone
    • 1181.0%Black alone
    • 370.3%American Indian alone
    • 280.2%Other race alone

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



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 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in East Grand Rapids is 11,527 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in East Grand Rapids by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(9.5)
1
(9.7)
1
(9.7)
1
(9.6)
2
(19.2)
3
(28.8)
2
(18.7)
1
(9.0)
3
(26.5)
4
(35.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(42.3)
2
(16.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
2
(16.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(47.7)
1
(9.7)
1
(9.7)
2
(19.2)
4
(38.3)
3
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.5)
2
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
40
(381.3)
32
(308.9)
29
(281.3)
42
(403.6)
39
(373.7)
29
(278.2)
24
(224.6)
25
(225.2)
19
(168.1)
10
(87.7)
14
(122.4)
27
(228.6)
19
(159.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
110
(1,049)
88
(849.6)
100
(970.0)
116
(1,115)
168
(1,610)
92
(882.7)
99
(926.4)
112
(1,009)
115
(1,017)
84
(736.7)
73
(638.3)
164
(1,388)
95
(799.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(47.7)
6
(57.9)
5
(48.5)
3
(28.8)
4
(38.3)
2
(19.2)
5
(46.8)
1
(9.0)
3
(26.5)
6
(52.6)
8
(70.0)
4
(33.9)
8
(67.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)89.672.875.086.7119.588.071.567.775.871.443.2110.770.4

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City-data.com crime index in East Grand Rapids, MI

Crime rate in East Grand Rapids detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: Dutch (16.3%), German (12.9%), European (10.3%), Irish (10.1%), English (8.4%), Polish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 756 feet

Land area: 2.93 square miles.

Population density: 4,008 people per square mile   (average).

East Grand Rapids, Michigan map

564 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

4.8%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,963 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,823 (1.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.94 N, Longitude: 85.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,705 (-14.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 959 (16.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 616

Distribution of median household income in East Grand Rapids, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in East Grand Rapids, MI in 2017
East Grand Rapids satellite photo by USGS

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 East Grand Rapids, MI residents
Average permit cost in East Grand Rapids, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in East Grand Rapids, MI
Historical housing units in East Grand Rapids, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+0.1%).
Most common industries in East Grand Rapids, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.8%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.0%)
  • Construction (2.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.0%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Machinery (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.9%)
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.7%)
Most common occupations in East Grand Rapids, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Lawyers (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10.4%)
  • Lawyers (8.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7.0%)
  • Top executives (6.5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)

Average climate in East Grand Rapids, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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East Grand Rapids, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.3. This is about average.

City:

68.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.235. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.171
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.01
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00613. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00613
U.S.:

0.00984

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 East Grand Rapids 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 East Grand Rapids 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

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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).

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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in East Grand Rapids:

Marital status in East Grand Rapids, MI
  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 70.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in East Grand Rapids:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 79.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 38.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - East Grand Rapids
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Kent County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 28$187,271$80,2590$0
Streets and Highways 15$58,559$46,8470$0
Parks and Recreation 8$34,705$52,0583$6,322
Other and Unallocable 5$40,296$96,7108$16,700
Financial Administration 4$19,771$59,3130$0
Other Government Administration 2$15,615$93,6908$3,720
Police - Other 2$6,802$40,81214$5,336
Totals for Government 64$363,019$68,06633$32,078

East Grand Rapids government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $477,000 ($40.66)
    Regular Highways: $415,000 ($35.38)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($0.68)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,605,000 ($392.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,693,000 ($144.32)
    Regular Highways: $1,566,000 ($133.49)
    Water Utilities: $1,471,000 ($125.39)
    Sewerage: $1,065,000 ($90.79)
    Financial Administration: $697,000 ($59.42)
    General Public Buildings: $647,000 ($55.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $348,000 ($29.66)
    Central Staff Services: $300,000 ($25.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $115,000 ($9.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $538,000 ($45.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $161,000 ($13.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $111,000 ($9.46)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($1.45)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($1.02)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,769,000 ($406.53)

East Grand Rapids government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,463,000 ($124.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $840,000 ($71.61)
    Other: $519,000 ($44.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $154,000 ($13.13)
    Donations From Private Sources: $150,000 ($12.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $104,000 ($8.87)
    General Revenue - Other: $39,000 ($3.32)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($2.56)
    Special Assessments: $14,000 ($1.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,020,000 ($172.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $841,000 ($71.69)
    Highways: $718,000 ($61.21)
    Other: $7,000 ($0.60)
  • Tax - Property: $7,877,000 ($671.47)
    Other License: $233,000 ($19.86)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000 ($1.19)

East Grand Rapids government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,117,000 ($1032.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,656,000 ($993.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,704,000 ($145.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,243,000 ($105.96)

East Grand Rapids government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,000 ($4.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,052,000 ($345.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,000 ($5.80)

5.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ottawa County, MI  0.93% ($48,138 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.22% ($49,535)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.21% ($41,105)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($550 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ottawa County, MI  0.95% ($59,021 average AGI)
to Allegan County, MI  0.27% ($55,112)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.23% ($43,991)

Businesses in East Grand Rapids, MI

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

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, Drunk 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 9, 1982 11:25 PM, Plymouth, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.7mTotal length
  • $81,000Total costs
  • 832Total average daily traffic
  • 23Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,090Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/1998, Expiration Date: 09/10/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2008, 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: 19625.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2017, Expiration Date: 08/28/2027, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • MI-GRP132B, Kentwood #2 Cell Site (Lat: 42.924167 Lon: -85.634444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: WQIR624,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2018, Expiration Date: 04/23/2028, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • 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: 21825.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2019, Expiration Date: 03/24/2029, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: K8AQZ, Licensee ID: L00933354, Grant Date: 09/23/2014, Expiration Date: 12/12/2024, Registrant: Donald F Firlik, 1609 Seminole Rd Se, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Call Sign: KB8VEB, Licensee ID: L00160392, Grant Date: 06/09/2005, Expiration Date: 06/09/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2017, Registrant: Joshua A Meekhof, 2801 Reeds Lake Blvd, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Call Sign: N8QOG, Licensee ID: L00428227, Grant Date: 09/15/2011, Expiration Date: 12/06/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2012, Certifier: Kent A Williamson, Registrant: Kent A Williamson, 525 Gladstone, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Call Sign: W8EW, Grant Date: 01/29/1996, Expiration Date: 01/29/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2000, Registrant: Edward D Wells, 741 San Jose Dr Se, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Call Sign: W8IKO, Grant Date: 09/26/1997, Expiration Date: 09/26/2007, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2009, Registrant: John F Dunn, 2217 Audobon Dr Se, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Call Sign: WA9REY, Grant Date: 05/12/1998, Expiration Date: 05/12/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2010, Registrant: Evan L Morris, 1660 Pontiac Rd Se, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Call Sign: K6RQT, Previous Call Sign: KJ6RQT, Licensee ID: L01665342, Grant Date: 03/30/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022, Certifier: Ryan C Mitchell, Registrant: Ryan C Mitchell, 1146 San Jose Dr. Se, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 11/19/2013
    Registrant (LLC): Gr Aircraft Partners I LLC, 1526 Sherwood Ave Se, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-A33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 378Z , Serial Number: CD-266, Year manufactured: 1960, Certificate Issue Date: 03/11/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Gary Eakin, 622 Gladstone Dr 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 in East Grand Rapids, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Grand Rapids, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 24 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in East Grand Rapids, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.6%), and Other (19.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in East Grand Rapids, MI
    • 6549.6%Structure Fires
    • 2519.1%Other
    • 2418.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1713.0%Outside Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for East Grand Rapids, MI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Grand Rapids, MI
  • 96.2%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Grand Rapids, MI
  • 82.9%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 4.4%No fuel used
  • 4.1%Coal or coke
  • 3.1%Other fuel


East Grand Rapids compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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