Grand Haven, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 10,895 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 
Males: 5,194  (47.7%)
Females: 5,701  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49417.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,739 (it was $40,322 in 2000)
Grand Haven:

$41,739
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,702 (it was $22,274 in 2000)

Grand Haven city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,242 (it was $106,000 in 2000)
Grand Haven:

$115,242
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $185,497; Detached houses: $203,895; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,524; In 2-unit structures: $56,862; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,505; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,546; Mobile homes: $20,986

Median gross rent in 2013: $673.

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  • Races in Grand Haven, MI (2010)

    Grand Haven races chart
    • 9,74593.6%White alone
    • 2492.4%Hispanic
    • 1681.6%Two or more races
    • 1041.0%Asian alone
    • 760.7%American Indian alone
    • 650.6%Black alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Grand Haven: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.6%), Dutch (16.5%), Irish (9.8%), Polish (8.3%), English (7.9%), Swedish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 5.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,876 people per square mile   (low).

Grand Haven,MI real estate house value index trend

Grand Haven, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Grand Haven:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Haven city:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

224 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 0.4% North America).

This city:

2.1%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Grand Haven, Michigan as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Grand Haven to the number of sex offenders is 410 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,210 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,933 (1.8%)

Grand Haven satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wyoming, MI (28.6 miles , pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (87.7 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (112.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Spring Lake, MI (1.3 miles ), Ferrysburg, MI (1.4 miles ), Fruitport, MI (2.4 miles ), Norton Shores, MI (2.9 miles ), Roosevelt Park, MI (3.1 miles ), Muskegon Heights, MI (3.2 miles ), Muskegon, MI (3.4 miles ), North Muskegon, MI (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $279,000
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $250,100
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $369,200
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.06 N, Longitude: 86.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,310 (+39.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,790 (33.7%)

Area code: 616

Grand Haven household income distribution Grand Haven home values distribution

Crime rates in Grand Haven by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 48151167107612813
per 100,000 35.670.8136.8101.155.966.395.466.456.7115.376.1121.1
Robberies 112253621123
per 100,000 8.98.918.218.446.528.457.219.09.59.619.028.0
Assaults 192419913273124206813
per 100,000 169.2212.5173.382.7121.0255.7295.6227.5189.157.776.1121.1
Burglaries 6010776674380373340393137
per 100,000 534.4947.4693.3616.0400.3757.6352.9312.9378.3374.9294.7344.8
Thefts 351310332310318332274300314252321236
per 100,000 3,126.42,744.83,028.62,850.12,960.33,143.92,613.02,844.12,969.52,422.13,051.62,199.2
Auto thefts 16172515168375123
per 100,000 142.5150.5228.1137.9148.975.828.666.447.39.619.028.0
Arson 827878011135
per 100,000 71.317.763.973.565.275.80.09.59.59.628.546.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.9) 216.5262.8305.9245.7218.6269.7257.5222.3213.1209.0204.8221.0

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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 Grand Haven detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 34 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.89
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -910 (-7.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Grand Haven, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Grand Haven, Michigan average temperatures Grand Haven, Michigan average precipitation Grand Haven, Michigan humidity Grand Haven, Michigan wind speed Grand Haven, Michigan snowfall Grand Haven, Michigan sunshine Grand Haven, Michigan clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Grand Haven-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Grand Haven 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 15.5 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:

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

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 330.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 277.7 miles away from Grand Haven 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 317.2 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 305.7 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 198.8 miles away from Grand Haven 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 356.3 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 Ottawa County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grand Haven topographic map

Birthplace of: Julian Hatton - Artist, Dan Bylsma - NHL player (Anaheim Mighty Ducks, born: Sep 19, 1970), Neal Ball - Baseball player, Howard Bailey (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Grand Haven:

  • NORTH OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1309 SHELDON RD)
  • DAVITA - GRAND HAVEN (16964 ROBBINS RD)
  • RIVERSIDE NURSING CENTRE (415 FRIANT STREET)
  • SANCTUARY AT THE SHORE (900 S BEACON BLVD)

Airports located in Grand Haven:

Amtrak station near Grand Haven:

  • 20 miles: HOLLAND (171 LINCOLN AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Haven:

  • Baker College of Muskegon (about 13 miles; Muskegon, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,293)
  • Muskegon Community College (about 14 miles; Muskegon, MI; FT enrollment: 3,310)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 19 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Hope College (about 20 miles; Holland, MI; FT enrollment: 3,535)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 29 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Cornerstone University (about 33 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Calvin College (about 34 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)

Public high schools in Grand Haven:

Private high school in Grand Haven:

  • LAKESHORE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 78; Location: 13664 LAKESHORE DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Grand Haven:

Private elementary/middle schools in Grand Haven:

  • GRAND HAVEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: 1102 GRANT AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 146; Location: 525 TAYLOR AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Grand Haven

Library in Grand Haven:

  • LOUTIT DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,125,179; Location: 407 COLUMBUS AVENUE; 102,714 books; 1,316 e-books; 7,712 audio materials; 4,501 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 154 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Radio station 94.5 FM now has the call letters WTNR it is no longer WKLQ. It is still owned by Citadel Broadcasting.
  • WKLQ is no longer 94.5, It is now 107.3

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Notable locations in Grand Haven: Corps of Engineers Boatyard (A), The Wharf Marina Incorporated (B), Grand Haven Municipal Marine (C), North Shore Marina Incorporated (D), Fricke Marine Service (E), Grand Valley Marina (F), Grand Haven Station (G), Grand Haven Department of Public Safety (H), Grand Haven Police Department (I), Shore Haven Nursing Home (J), Riverside Nursing Center (K), Ottawa County Building (L), Grand Haven Fire Department (M), Grand Haven City Hall (N), Tri Cities Historical Museum (O), Grand Haven Loutit Library (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grand Haven include: Watermark Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Saint Paul's United Church of Christ (C), Calvary Christian Fellowship (D), Second Reformed Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Christian Science Church (G), Trinity Reformed Church (H), Seventh-Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lake Forest Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Grand Haven include: Sluka Park (1), Old Kent Pond Park (2), Johnston Park (3), Klaver Park (4), Central Park (5), Klempel Park (6), Kiert Island Park (7), Bicentennial Park (8), Chinook Pier Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Grand Haven Area Convention & Vistors Bureau (1 South Harbor Drive), Chamber of Commerce Grand Haven - Spring Lake Ferrysburg (1 South Harbor Drive), Castle (Tours & Charters; 200 Prospect Street).

Hotels: Harbor House Inn (114 South Harbor Drive), Days Inn Grand Haven (1500 South Beacon Boulevard), Brezza di Lago Hotel & Suites (200 S. Harbor Dr), Best Western Beacon Inn (1525 South Beacon Boulevard), Fountain Inn (1010 South Beacon Boulevard), Courtesy Motel (15877 Lake Michigan Drive), Castle (200 Prospect Street), Highland Park Hotel Bed and Breakfast (1414 Lake Avenue).

Courts: Ottawa County - Community Programs- Grand Haven- District Court- Community Service Work Pro (414 Washington Avenue), Ottawa County - Circuit Court Adult Probation Parole- Circuit Court Probation Parole- Probate C (414 Washington Avenue), Ottawa County - Grand Haven Probation Office- Traffic Division- District C (414 Washington Avenue), Ottawa County - See Msu Extension- District Court- Grand Haven Office (414 Washington Avenue), Ottawa County - Intensive Supervision Probation Programs- District Court- Community Prog (414 Washington Avenue), Ottawa County - Grand Haven- Friend of the Court (414 Washington Avenue), Ottawa County - Grand Haven- Circuit Court (414 Washington Avenue), Ottawa County - Clerk's Office- Circuit Court Records (414 Washington Avenue), Ottawa County - Clerk's Office- Curcuit Court Records (414 Washington Avenue).

Ottawa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.7. This is worse than average.

City:

92.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.705. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.705
U.S.:

1.929

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 21.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0135. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0135
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grand Haven and their reported violations in the past:

N. OTTAWA ROD & GUN CLUB (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ROBINSON BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ST ANTHONYS CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ROBINSON TWPS. PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SPINNERS CORNERS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RIVER HAVEN MARINA (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LISA'S GRILLE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP (Population served: 13,819, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • GRAND HAVEN (Population served: 11,268, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • OAKLEA PARTY STORE (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOFMA PRESERVE (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STABLE INN (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • REENDERS - EAST/WEST CAMP (Population served: 106, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOFMA PARK (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHORE ACRES ASSOCIATION (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POTTAWATTOMIE PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESCO #36 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.0%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.1% for other race residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Grand Haven in 2010:

  • 142 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Grand Haven in 2000:

  • 203 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in other group homes
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in military barracks, etc.

Grand Haven, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Grand Haven compared to Michigan 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Grand Haven (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Grand Haven Branch, Grandhaven Branch, Grand Haven Branch, Grand Haven Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Grand Haven Meijer Bkg. Ctr. Branch, Grand Haven Main Branch, Robbins Road Branch. 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.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Grand Haven Main Office Branch, Drive-In Branch, Robbins Road Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Grand Haven Branch at 17034 E Robbins Road, Ste 110, branch established on 1998/12/09. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Citizens Bank: Grand Haven Branch at 21 N Beacon Ave, branch established on 2002/05/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Bank of Holland: Grand Haven Limited Service Facilitt at 16930 Robbins Road, Suite 120, branch established on 2011/09/01. Info updated 2008/02/12: Bank assets: $651.9 mil, Deposits: $528.5 mil, headquarters in Holland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Lake Michigan Financial Corporation
  • Michigan Commerce Bank: Grand Haven Branch at 333 Washington Avenue, branch established on 1995/05/01. Info updated 2010/04/14: Bank assets: $777.0 mil, Deposits: $746.6 mil, headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Capitol Bancorp Ltd.
  • Community Shores Bank: Grand Haven Branch at 1120 South Beacon Boulevard, branch established on 2007/08/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $208.6 mil, Deposits: $191.6 mil, headquarters in Muskegon, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Community Shores Bank Corporation
  • Chemical Bank: Grand Haven Branch at 1600 Beacon Blvd, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Grand Haven, Michigan:

  • Days Inn - Grand Haven, 1500 S Beacon Blvd, Grand Haven, MI 49417 , Phone: (616) 842-1999, Fax: (616) 842-3892
  • Best Western Beacon Inn, 1525 Beacon Blvd, Grand Haven, MI 49417 , Phone: (616) 842-4720, Fax: (616) 847-7821
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Grand Haven, Michigan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Michigan average:

11.0

Grand Haven travel time to work - commute Grand Haven mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Grand Haven city (based on Ottawa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant71,034194
Mainline Protestant41,59764
Catholic24,71011
Other1,84512
None124,615-
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: 35
Ottawa County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Ottawa County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Ottawa County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 134
Here:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ottawa County:

26.1%
Michigan:

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

10.7%
State:

13.4%
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 8$34,609$51,9140$0
Other Government Administration 10$49,611$59,5335$1,223
Police Protection - Officers 30$162,167$64,8670$0
Police - Other 3$9,454$37,8167$3,886
Firefighters 3$14,243$56,9726$5,100
Streets and Highways 10$37,047$44,4560$0
Sewerage 9$40,146$53,5280$0
Parks and Recreation 8$28,414$42,6211$1,935
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,263$39,1560$0
Water Supply 14$56,326$48,2790$0
Electric Power 66$356,777$64,8691$1,240
Transit 10$34,680$41,61630$45,683
Other and Unallocable 17$67,383$47,5643$64
Totals for Government 189$894,120$56,77053$59,131

Grand Haven government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $3,679,000 ($337.68)
    Regular Highways: $976,000 ($89.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $288,000 ($26.43)
    Parking Facilities: $26,000 ($2.39)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $22,854,000 ($2097.66)
    General - Other: $3,821,000 ($350.71)
    Regular Highways: $2,140,000 ($196.42)
    Water Utilities: $1,713,000 ($157.23)
    Transit Utilities: $1,516,000 ($139.15)
    Sewerage: $1,281,000 ($117.58)
    Central Staff Services: $936,000 ($85.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $868,000 ($79.67)
    Financial Administration: $630,000 ($57.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $231,000 ($21.20)
    Libraries: $87,000 ($7.99)
    Air Transportation: $71,000 ($6.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($1.84)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,420,000 ($222.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($7.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $204,000 ($18.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,871,000 ($538.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.09)

Grand Haven government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,384,000 ($127.03)
    All Other: $892,000 ($81.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $266,000 ($24.41)
    Air Transportation: $94,000 ($8.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $486,000 ($44.61)
    Highways: $230,000 ($21.11)
    All Other: $18,000 ($1.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $563,000 ($51.68)
    General Revenue, NEC: $299,000 ($27.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000 ($13.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $112,000 ($10.28)
    Rents: $73,000 ($6.70)
    Special Assessments: $16,000 ($1.47)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $28,343,000 ($2601.47)
    Water Utilities: $1,658,000 ($152.18)
    Transit Utilities: $147,000 ($13.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,080,000 ($99.13)
    All Other: $880,000 ($80.77)
    Highways: $810,000 ($74.35)
    Transit Utilities: $726,000 ($66.64)
  • Tax - Property: $7,075,000 ($649.38)
    Other License: $455,000 ($41.76)

Grand Haven government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,789,000 ($5671.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,361,000 ($5448.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,238,000 ($572.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,810,000 ($349.70)

Grand Haven government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,477,000 ($319.14)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,662,000 ($2538.96)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $216,000 ($19.83)

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($101 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kent County, MI  1.83% ($51,397 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.62% ($30,361)
from Muskegon County, MI  0.61% ($33,127)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($408 average AGI)
Ottawa County:

0.06%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, MI  2.02% ($34,430 average AGI)
to Muskegon County, MI  0.53% ($30,366)
to Allegan County, MI  0.51% ($35,136)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Haven:

  • WGHN (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • WGVS (850 AM; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMUS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Haven:

  • WGHN-FM (92.1 FM; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLCS (98.3 FM; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMRR (101.7 FM; MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; ALLENDALE, MI; Owner: BD OF CONTROL,GRAND VALLEY ST UNIV.)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W215AS (90.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WEFG-FM (97.5 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • WGVS-FM (95.3 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WBFX (101.3 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Haven:

  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMKG-LP (Channel 38; NORTON SHORES, MI; Owner: KELLEY ENTERPRISES)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Grand Haven fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 38m125ftTotal length
  • $50,101,000Total costs
  • 125,584Total average daily traffic
  • 3,729Total average daily truck traffic
  • 137,944Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED43$108,86562$117,141291$143,63012$60,8431$267,34066$172,9182$25,295
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$78,2782$130,04021$176,4903$7,1400$05$177,9420$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$82,12812$144,08373$167,6886$26,5430$021$185,5340$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$125,3449$99,34837$137,6273$64,9530$09$133,8590$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$73,8801$159,84024$122,3550$00$04$82,3030$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00 , 0209.00, 0210.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$131,9908$161,7091$158,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$97,7031$85,2201$133,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$117,5001$119,3101$55,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$106,5100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$89,7100$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00 , 0209.00, 0210.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 114
  • Hazardous Condition: 94
  • Service Call: 23
  • Good Intent Call: 24

Incident types - Grand Haven

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grand Haven, MI
Most common first names in Grand Haven, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19976.5 years
William15375.0 years
Robert12871.3 years
Mary12279.9 years
James9970.8 years
George8276.4 years
Charles8275.7 years
Margaret7980.6 years
Henry7980.7 years
Elizabeth7382.9 years
Most common last names in Grand Haven, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4376.8 years
Miller3974.8 years
Smith2978.5 years
Fisher2982.4 years
Anderson2578.4 years
Cook2468.5 years
Poel2480.4 years
Bethke2381.8 years
Davis2272.4 years
Kieft2182.7 years
Businesses in Grand Haven, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Meijer1
Best Western1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Rodeway Inn1
Chevrolet1Sprint Nextel2
Cold Stone Creamery1Staples1
Curves1Starbucks3
Days Inn1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3UPS8
Ford1Vans1
GNC1Walgreens2
GameStop1Walmart1
H&R Block2Wendy's1
Home Depot1YMCA1
KFC1
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