Grand Ledge, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 7,792 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 
Males: 3,501  (44.9%)
Females: 4,291  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 48837.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,375 (it was $47,043 in 2000)
Grand Ledge:

$49,375
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,353 (it was $22,438 in 2000)

Grand Ledge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,936 (it was $97,400 in 2000)
Grand Ledge:

$115,936
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $145,550; Detached houses: $154,910; Townhouses or other attached units: $130,306; In 2-unit structures: $125,987; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,155; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $94,207; Mobile homes: $28,673

Median gross rent in 2013: $716.

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  • Races in Grand Ledge, MI (2010)

    Grand Ledge races chart
    • 7,11891.4%White alone
    • 3584.6%Hispanic
    • 1511.9%Two or more races
    • 660.8%Black alone
    • 560.7%Asian alone
    • 320.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grand Ledge: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.1%), Irish (14.1%), English (12.2%), French (5.5%), Dutch (4.8%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 830 feet

Land area: 3.55 square miles.

Population density: 2,193 people per square mile   (low).

Grand Ledge,MI real estate house value index trend

Grand Ledge, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Grand Ledge:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Ledge city:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

84 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Grand Ledge, Michigan as of September 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Grand Ledge to the number of sex offenders is 354 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,638 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,274 (2.3%)

Grand Ledge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lansing, MI (10.0 miles , pop. 119,128).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (87.5 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (162.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Eagle, MI (2.1 miles) , Wacousta, MI (2.4 miles ), Waverly, MI (2.5 miles ), Mulliken, MI (2.8 miles ), Edgemont Park, MI (2.8 miles ), Potterville, MI (2.9 miles ), Dimondale, MI (3.0 miles ), Lansing, MI (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $275,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.75 N, Longitude: 84.75 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,381 (-17.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 688 (16.7%)

Area code: 517

Grand Ledge household income distribution Grand Ledge home values distribution

Crime rates in Grand Ledge by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0101021010022
per 100,000 0.012.70.012.80.025.912.90.013.30.00.025.725.7
Robberies 1000201000000
per 100,000 12.70.00.00.025.80.012.90.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 66710622533441
per 100,000 75.976.389.3128.077.425.925.965.339.838.651.251.512.9
Burglaries 2625162119192019312127138
per 100,000 329.1317.9204.1268.7245.2246.5258.6248.3411.7269.9345.5167.3102.8
Thefts 1431441201582531591361551621711129024
per 100,000 1,809.91,831.11,530.42,022.03,264.92,062.81,758.22,025.32,151.42,197.91,433.31,158.0308.5
Auto thefts 10983976351411
per 100,000 126.6114.4102.038.4116.190.877.639.266.412.951.212.912.9
Arson 3114200030500
per 100,000 38.012.712.851.225.80.00.00.039.80.064.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 133.0139.0108.4148.0192.6142.0121.8122.4148.2123.4102.496.146.7

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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 Ledge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +303 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Grand Ledge, Michigan

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Tornado activity:

Grand Ledge-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Grand Ledge city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grand Ledge-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 200.3 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 239.6 miles away from Grand Ledge center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 154.5 miles away from the city 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 340.0 miles away from the city 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 317.4 miles away from Grand Ledge center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 7.9 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 Eaton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grand Ledge topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Hicok - Poet, Frank Fitzgerald - Politician, Matt Greene - Ice hockey player, Al Horford - College basketball player (Florida Gators).

Hospitals and medical centers near Grand Ledge:

  • TENDERCARE WEST (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • ACTIVE HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE - LANSING WEST (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • HOSPICE ADVANTAGE INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • SPARROW DIALYSIS - ST LAWRENCE CAMPUS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • SPARROW HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LANSING, MI)
  • SPARROW SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LANSING, MI)

airports located in Grand Ledge:

Amtrak station near Grand Ledge:

  • 14 miles: EAST LANSING (1240 S. HARRISON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

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

  • Lansing Community College (about 10 miles; Lansing, MI; Full-time enrollment: 12,822)
  • Michigan State University (about 14 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,736)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 34 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,081)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 37 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 40 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Davenport University (about 41 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Jackson College (about 45 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)

Public high schools in Grand Ledge:

Public elementary/middle schools in Grand Ledge:

Private elementary/middle school in Grand Ledge:

  • ST MICHAEL PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 204, Location: 325 EDWARDS ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Grand Ledge

Library in Grand Ledge:

  • GRAND LEDGE AREA DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $760,573; Location: 131 EAST JEFFERSON STREET; 48,606 books; 5,679 e-books; 6,318 audio materials; 2,523 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 85 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • While Al Horford did indeed play basketball for Grand Ledge High School, all other indications I've seen list that he was born in the Dominican Republic. See for instance http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Horford

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Notable locations in Grand Ledge: Grand Ledge Station (A), Grand Ledge Ambulance Service (B), Grand Ledge Historical Museum (C), Grand Ledge City Hall (D), Grand Ledge Library (E), Grand Ledge Police Department (F), Grand Ledge Area Emergency Services Authority (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grand Ledge include: Bible Missionary Church (A), Grand Ledge Baptist Church (B), New Life Assembly of God Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Trinity Episcopal Church (E), Saint Michaels Catholic Church (F), Immanuel Lutheran Church (G), Covenant Christian Reformed Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Sandstone Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Grand Ledge include: Oak Park (1), Blake's Opera House Historical Marker (2), Fitzgerald Park Historical Marker (3), Governor Frank D Fitzgerald Home Historical Marker (4), Second Island Historical Marker (5), Fitzgerald Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: A Touch of William (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 417 South Bridge Street), Cherokee Bill's (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 417 South Bridge Street), Christian Life Programs (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 417 South Bridge Street), Drolett Travel (Tours & Charters; 912 Charlevoix Drive Suite 100).

Hotel: Four Seasons Installation (907 Registry Drive).

Eaton 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 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.64
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.18
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.73. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.73
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.1%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 27.3% for other race residents, 12.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
22 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
11 people in other group homes in 2000
9 people in nursing homes in 2000

Grand Ledge, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Grand Ledge (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Grand Ledge at 900 Charlevoix Drive, branch established on 1890/01/01. 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 Ledge Branch at 914 Charlevoix Drive, Ste 100, branch established on 1998/05/13. 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
  • Eaton Federal Savings Bank: Grand Ledge Branch at 500 South Clinton, branch established on 1993/01/11. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $321.9 mil, Deposits: $254.2 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, MI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Grand Ledge Branch at 820 Charlevoix, Suite 280, branch established on 1999/04/12. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Grand Ledge Branch at 301 South Bridge Street, branch established on 1973/12/06. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The Dart Bank: Grand Ledge Branch at 1020 Charlevoix Drive, branch established on 2005/04/18. Info updated 2008/11/14: Bank assets: $272.4 mil, Deposits: $219.8 mil, headquarters in Mason, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Dart Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Michigan average:

11.0

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

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Religion statistics for Grand Ledge city (based on Eaton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,29958
Mainline Protestant7,84730
Catholic6,4204
Other4815
None69,712-
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: 11
Eaton County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Eaton County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Eaton County:

30.5%
Michigan:

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

13.4%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grand Ledge:

45.3%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Grand Ledge:

28.8
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grand Ledge:

21.1%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Grand Ledge:

9.6%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grand Ledge:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Grand Ledge:

35.7%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.7%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grand Ledge, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,528$45,1681$7,732
Other Government Administration 3$17,406$69,62410$6,517
Police Protection - Officers 14$59,727$51,1952$3,972
Police - Other 1$1,800$21,6004$939
Streets and Highways 6$25,291$50,5820$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$399
Sewerage 5$20,502$49,2050$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,320
Water Supply 4$20,998$62,9940$0
Other and Unallocable 2$9,217$55,3020$0
Totals for Government 37$162,469$52,69320$20,879

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,126,000 ($144.51)
    Police Protection: $1,059,000 ($135.91)
    Fire Protection: $880,000 ($112.94)
    Water Utilities: $875,000 ($112.29)
    Sewerage: $765,000 ($98.18)
    General - Other: $373,000 ($47.87)
    Central Staff Services: $330,000 ($42.35)
    Libraries: $279,000 ($35.81)
    Financial Administration: $236,000 ($30.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $218,000 ($27.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $192,000 ($24.64)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($3.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $344,000 ($44.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $315,000 ($40.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $779,000 ($99.97)
    Housing & Community Development: $555,000 ($71.23)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($7.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($5.78)
    Air Transportation: $39,000 ($5.01)
    Police Protection: $32,000 ($4.11)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,522,000 ($195.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($1.93)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $977,000 ($125.39)
    All Other: $822,000 ($105.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($8.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $40,000 ($5.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $238,000 ($30.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $595,000 ($76.36)
    Interest Earnings: $135,000 ($17.33)
    Special Assessments: $11,000 ($1.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $995,000 ($127.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $890,000 ($114.22)
    Highways: $438,000 ($56.21)
    All Other: $57,000 ($7.32)
  • Tax - Property: $2,537,000 ($325.59)
    NEC: $150,000 ($19.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $235,000 ($30.16)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,540,000 ($710.99)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,790,000 ($229.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $104,000 ($13.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,041,000 ($903.62)
    Water Utilities: $175,000 ($22.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $185,000 ($23.74)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($7.70)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,363,000 ($174.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,796,000 ($358.83)

7.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($112 average AGI)
Eaton County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ingham County, MI  3.09% ($32,402 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MI  0.52% ($34,049)
from Calhoun County, MI  0.29% ($31,312)


7.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($173 average AGI)
Eaton County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ingham County, MI  2.94% ($29,775 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MI  0.47% ($50,019)
to Calhoun County, MI  0.25% ($26,954)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Ledge:

  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WILS (1320 AM; 5 kW; LANSING, MI)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXLA (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DIMONDALE, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WION (1430 AM; 5 kW; IONIA, MI; Owner: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE GROUP, INC.)
  • WJIM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Ledge:

  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WQHH (96.5 FM; DEWITT, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHZZ (101.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMY (92.1 FM; ST. JOHNS, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDBM (88.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEE OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIV)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WLNZ (89.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W284AH (104.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Ledge:

  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
Grand Ledge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Grand Ledge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 13,838Total average daily traffic
  • 553Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,073Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Grand Ledge)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 7281 W Clark (Lat: 42.721139 Lon: -84.663861), Call Sign: KNGF770
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/2003, Expiration Date: 06/13/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2013Registrant: 606 Ventura Way, Marshall, MI 49068, Phone: (517) 285-6678, Email:
  • Lat: 42.762500 Lon: -84.730833, Call Sign: WPYN964
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.775 MHz, 464.825 MHz, 464.875 MHz, 464.925 MHzGrant Date: 09/18/2003, Expiration Date: 09/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/23/2013, Certifier: Troy V MetzRegistrant: Diversified Electronics, Inc., 309-C Agnew Drive, Forest Park, GA 30297-2606, Phone: (404) 361-4840, Fax: (678) 244-2044
  • 608 S Clinton (Lat: 42.742778 Lon: -84.739722), Call Sign: WQBH418
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)Grant Date: 10/06/2004, Expiration Date: 10/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Beth CotnerRegistrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • 10945 W Grand River Ave (Lat: 42.797500 Lon: -84.738333), Call Sign: WQBH453
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)Grant Date: 10/06/2004, Expiration Date: 10/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Beth CotnerRegistrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • 500 N Clinton St (Lat: 42.757528 Lon: -84.739167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49.1 m, Call Sign: WQIP937
    Assigned Frequencies: 4957.50 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/2008, Expiration Date: 04/09/2018, Certifier: Steve LeeseRegistrant: Ewa/Lao #20804302, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 866-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • Lat: 42.765972 Lon: -84.739639, Call Sign: WQQY799
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.337 MHz, 457.362 MHz, 457.387 MHz, 468.587 MHz, 466.050 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Steven RuleRegistrant: Radio Hospital, Inc., 829 Tiffin Avenue, Findlay, OH 45840, Phone: (419) 423-3607, Fax: (419) 423-7910
  • 11937 Oneida Rd. (Lat: 42.742778 Lon: -84.778889), Call Sign: WQUZ213
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.887 MHz, 456.887 MHzGrant Date: 11/24/2014, Expiration Date: 11/24/2024, Certifier: David EdwardsRegistrant: Ems Radio, 606 Ventura Way, Marshall, MI 49068, Phone: (517) 285-6678, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grand Ledge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Grand Ledge)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED17$112,97212$104,25272$135,4864$65,4124$74,953
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$116,4200$06$116,3851$8,4800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$98,4551$151,21021$144,0754$25,3201$108,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$156,0802$105,64520$125,2422$18,4450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$80,1403$116,4630$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.01 , 0204.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$145,1202$181,685
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$125,610
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$174,4401$177,780
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.01 , 0204.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

GRAND LEDGE, CITY OF (Population served: 7,813, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
LEDGE MEADOWS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • LIBERTY CHURCH (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ONEIDA GOSPEL CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WACOUSTA GENERAL STORE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WATERTOWN TWP COMPLEX (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 53
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Grand Ledge

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grand Ledge, MI
Most common first names in Grand Ledge, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6676.3 years
Robert6069.9 years
Mary5977.6 years
William5477.7 years
George4979.0 years
Margaret4780.0 years
James4274.5 years
Charles4276.9 years
Helen4081.9 years
Dorothy3879.9 years
Most common last names in Grand Ledge, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6578.1 years
Clark1977.2 years
Parker1678.1 years
Johnson1577.9 years
Jones1478.6 years
Haueter1479.8 years
Miller1380.1 years
Green1374.2 years
Kingsley1378.8 years
Nelson1282.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Grand Ledge, MI
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Penske1
Dennys1Pizza Hut1
FedEx2Quiznos1
Ford1Rite Aid1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1Subway1
Little Caesars Pizza1Taco Bell1
MasterBrand Cabinets3U-Haul1
McDonald's2UPS2
Meijer1Wendy's1

Grand Ledge compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Grand Ledge on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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