Grand Rapids, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 11,214 (79% urban, 21% rural).
Population change since 2000: +44.4%
Males: 5,373  (47.9%)
Females: 5,841  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55744.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,513 (it was $28,991 in 2000)
Grand Rapids:

$50,513
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,251 (it was $17,223 in 2000)

Grand Rapids city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $166,707 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Grand Rapids:

$166,707
MN:

$246,700

Median gross rent in 2019: $696.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grand Rapids: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.4%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 55.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Grand Rapids, MN (2019)
    • 10,64694.1%White alone
    • 2081.8%Two or more races
    • 1221.1%Hispanic
    • 1161.0%American Indian alone
    • 980.9%Asian alone
    • 290.3%Black alone

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

Crime rates in Grand Rapids by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A15
(137.2)
10
(90.7)
5
(44.8)
6
(53.7)
9
(79.9)
4
(35.4)
4
(35.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
2
(18.3)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(156.0)
10
(120.5)
10
(114.7)
21
(222.1)
9
(82.2)
20
(182.9)
16
(146.3)
12
(108.9)
9
(80.7)
9
(80.5)
9
(79.9)
5
(44.3)
16
(142.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(468.1)
30
(361.6)
29
(332.8)
32
(338.4)
33
(301.3)
35
(320.2)
38
(347.5)
19
(172.4)
28
(251.0)
27
(241.5)
7
(62.1)
8
(70.8)
11
(97.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
285
(3,421)
279
(3,363)
271
(3,110)
321
(3,394)
387
(3,533)
433
(3,961)
479
(4,381)
359
(3,258)
363
(3,254)
182
(1,628)
125
(1,109)
127
(1,124)
154
(1,367)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(36.0)
11
(132.6)
17
(195.1)
6
(63.4)
15
(136.9)
14
(128.1)
18
(164.6)
9
(81.7)
5
(44.8)
1
(8.9)
5
(44.4)
10
(88.5)
6
(53.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(26.6)
City-Data.com crime index243.3223.5213.8234.3211.7252.4357.2264.2203.3144.4134.894.2122.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Grand Rapids, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (24.6%), American (15.9%), Norwegian (13.0%), Finnish (7.6%), French Canadian (4.8%), Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1290 feet

Land area: 7.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,528 people per square mile   (low).

Grand Rapids, Minnesota map

69 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,554 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,668 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (73.6 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (157.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (471.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

La Prairie, MN (1.3 miles ),
Cohasset, MN (2.1 miles ),
Coleraine, MN (2.5 miles ),
Bovey, MN (2.6 miles ),
Taconite, MN (3.1 miles ),
Marble, MN (3.5 miles ),
Calumet, MN (3.7 miles ),
Zemple, MN (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 47.23 N, Longitude: 93.53 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,378 (+47.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,874 (74.7%)

Area code: 218

Distribution of median household income in Grand Rapids, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Grand Rapids, MN in 2019
Grand Rapids satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $225,500
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $142,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Grand Rapids, MN residents
Average permit cost in Grand Rapids, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Historical population in Grand Rapids, MN
Historical housing units in Grand Rapids, MN
Most common industries in Grand Rapids, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Paper (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (12.1%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Grand Rapids, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Grand Rapids, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Grand Rapids-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Grand Rapids city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grand Rapids-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 161.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 170.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.3 miles away from Grand Rapids center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/14/2019 at 17:00:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB) earthquake occurred 26.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Itasca County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grand Rapids topographic map

Main business address for: ASV INC /MN/ (CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY & EQUIP).

Hospitals and medical centers in Grand Rapids:

  • GRAND ITASCA CLINIC AND HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1601 GOLF COURSE ROAD)
  • ITASCA HOSPICE (1209 SE SECOND AVE)
  • EVERGREEN TERRACE (2801 SOUTH HIGHWAY 169)
  • GRAND VILLAGE (923 HALE LAKE POINTE)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - GRAND RAPIDS (410 SW 1ST AVE)
  • ACCESS HEALTH CARE (400 WITTMAN DRIVE SUITE B)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Grand Rapids:

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College/University in Grand Rapids:

  • Itasca Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,028; Location: 1851 Hwy 169 East; Public; Website: www.itascacc.edu/)

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

  • Bemidji State University (about 66 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,316)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 70 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Lake Superior College (about 73 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 74 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 74 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 77 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 119 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)

Public high schools in Grand Rapids:

Private high school in Grand Rapids:

Public elementary/middle schools in Grand Rapids:

Private elementary/middle school in Grand Rapids:

See full list of schools located in Grand Rapids

Library in Grand Rapids:

  • GRAND RAPIDS AREA LIBRARY (Operating income: $834,552; Location: 140 NE 2ND STREET; 80,647 books; 15,555 e-books; 3,548 audio materials; 4,118 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 214 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grand Rapids: Pokegama Plaza (A), Itasca County Fairgrounds (B), Grand Rapids Speedway (C), Grand Rapids Fire Department South Side Station (D), Minnesota Interagency Fire Center (E), Grand Rapids Fire Department North Side Station (F), Grand Rapids Public Library (G), Itasca County Courthouse (H), Itasca County Sherrif's Office (I), Grand Rapids Police Department (J), Judy Garland Children's Museum (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Central Square Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Grand Rapids: ASV INC /MN/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Grand Rapids include: Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (A), First Church of God (B), Assembly of God Church (C), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Grand Rapids Baptist Church (E), Faith Baptist Church (F), Grace Bible Church (G), Saint Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), Salem Lutheran Brethren Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: McKinney Lake (A), Lake Sylvan (B), Crystal Lake (C), Forest Lake (D), Hale Lake (E), Lily Lake (F), Sylvan Lake (G), Paper Mill Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grand Rapids include: Blandin Park (1), Murhunt Park (2), Riverside Park (3), American Legion Memorial Park (4), Oakland Park (5), Willow Park (6), D A Grossendorf Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Forest History Center - Minnesota Historical Society (Museums; 2609 County Road 76), Itasca County Historical Society (Museums; 10 Northwest 5th Street), Childrens Discovery Museum (2727 Pokegama Avenue South), Judy Garland Birthplace (Museums; 2727 Pokegama Avenue South), Judy Garland Exibit (Museums; 10 Northwest 5th Street).

Hotels: Rainbow Inn & Convention Center (1300 East US Highway 169), Americana Motel (1915 West US Highway 2), Pine Grove Motel & Spa (1420 Highway 2 West), Sawmill Inn (South Highway 169), Morning Glory Bed & Breakfast (726 Northwest 2nd Avenue), Budget Host Inn (311 East Highway 2), Forest Lake Motel (Highway 2 West), Rib Room (1300 East US Highway 169), Americinn Motel (1940 South Pokegama Avenue).

Birthplace of: Judy Garland - Actress, Patrick White (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Alex Goligoski - Ice hockey player, Chris Marinucci - Ice hockey player, Don Lucia - Ice hockey player, Kurt Kleinendorst - Ice hockey coach, Scot Kleinendorst - Ice hockey player, Todd Rohloff - NHL player (Tampa Bay Lightning, born: Jan 16, 1974), Bill Baker (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Buzz Schneider - Ice hockey player.

Itasca 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 Grand Rapids and their reported violations in the past:

LAKEVIEW TERRACE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-24-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2014), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-24-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - Between JAN-01-2012 and JAN-24-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-01-2011 to DEC-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2012)

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

  • GRAND RAPIDS (Address: 420 North Pokegama Avenue , Population served: 8,886, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY ACRES TRAILER COURT (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ACHESON MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


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 Rapids in 2010:

  • 349 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 101 people in college/university student housing
  • 65 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 55 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Grand Rapids in 2000:

  • 134 people in nursing homes
  • 89 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Grand Rapids (2011 data):

  • American Bank of the North: Grand Rapids North Branch, Cub Foods Store Branch, Grand Rapids South Branch, Admin Building Branch, Wal-Mart Grand Rapids Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $622.9 mil, Deposits: $567.2 mil, headquarters in Nashwauk, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Mesaba Bancshares, Inc.
  • Grand Rapids State Bank: Pokegama Branch at 169 South And Golf Course Road, branch established on 1989/05/08; at 523 Nw 1st Avenue, branch established on 1914/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $238.7 mil, Deposits: $195.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Wilcox Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Grand Rapids Branch at 220 Northwest First Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Northview Bank: Grand Rapids Branch at 411 Pokegma Avenue South, branch established on 2004/07/27. Info updated 2012/03/05: Bank assets: $230.5 mil, Deposits: $201.0 mil, headquarters in Sandstone, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Finlayson Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Deerwood: Grand Rapids Branch at 2950 Us Highway 169, branch established on 2012/02/06. Info updated 2009/09/02: Bank assets: $230.1 mil, Deposits: $194.5 mil, headquarters in Deerwood, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Deerwood Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Grand Rapids Branch at 1 N.W. 5th Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Woodland Bank: Grand Rapids Loan Production Office at 2610 Pokegama Avenue, branch established on 2010/01/01. Info updated 2007/05/29: Bank assets: $109.7 mil, Deposits: $100.6 mil, headquarters in Deer River, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Remer Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Grand Rapids:

Marital status in Grand Rapids, MN
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Grand Rapids:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Grand Rapids
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grand Rapids, MN (based on Itasca County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,48513
Evangelical Protestant6,48249
Mainline Protestant6,37430
Other3404
Orthodox301
None23,347-
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
Itasca County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Itasca County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Itasca County:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Itasca County:

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Itasca County:

27.4%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Itasca County:

12.8%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Grand Rapids:

54.0%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.9%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.5%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grand Rapids:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.4%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

60.7%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Grand Rapids:

76.9%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grand Rapids, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$131,255$78,7530$0
Streets and Highways 16$92,288$69,2168$17,978
Other Government Administration 10$48,855$58,6260$0
Parks and Recreation 7$36,600$62,74326$14,418
Local Libraries 6$33,326$66,6524$9,235
Financial Administration 6$40,461$80,9220$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$23,600$70,8000$0
Other and Unallocable 4$25,276$75,8281$271
Police - Other 2$10,034$60,2042$176
Firefighters 0$0 25$16,009
Totals for Government 75$441,695$70,67166$58,087

Grand Rapids government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,094,000 ($275.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $417,000 ($37.19)
    Air Transportation: $413,000 ($36.83)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $15,916,000 ($1419.30)
    Police Protection: $2,804,000 ($250.04)
    Regular Highways: $2,733,000 ($243.71)
    General - Other: $2,505,000 ($223.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,790,000 ($159.62)
    Water Utilities: $1,586,000 ($141.43)
    Financial Administration: $957,000 ($85.34)
    Libraries: $861,000 ($76.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $690,000 ($61.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $538,000 ($47.98)
    General Public Buildings: $248,000 ($22.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $228,000 ($20.33)
    Air Transportation: $210,000 ($18.73)
    Central Staff Services: $88,000 ($7.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,639,000 ($146.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,155,000 ($103.00)
    Water Utilities: $627,000 ($55.91)
    General - Other: $561,000 ($50.03)
    Regular Highways: $490,000 ($43.70)
    Air Transportation: $468,000 ($41.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $430,000 ($38.34)
    Police Protection: $141,000 ($12.57)
    Electric Utilities: $54,000 ($4.82)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($1.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($1.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,550,000 ($494.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($3.48)

Grand Rapids government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,319,000 ($117.62)
    Other: $962,000 ($85.79)
    Regular Highways: $721,000 ($64.29)
    Air Transportation: $115,000 ($10.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $41,000 ($3.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $260,000 ($23.19)
    Highways: $260,000 ($23.19)
    Other: $77,000 ($6.87)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,257,000 ($112.09)
    Highways: $796,000 ($70.98)
    Other: $571,000 ($50.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,210,000 ($107.90)
    Special Assessments: $631,000 ($56.27)
    Donations From Private Sources: $189,000 ($16.85)
    Sale of Property: $140,000 ($12.48)
    Interest Earnings: $128,000 ($11.41)
    Fines and Forfeits: $116,000 ($10.34)
    Rents: $63,000 ($5.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,858,000 ($165.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,738,000 ($154.98)
    Other: $1,393,000 ($124.22)
    Highways: $647,000 ($57.70)
  • Tax - Property: $6,942,000 ($619.05)
    Other License: $332,000 ($29.61)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $38,000 ($3.39)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.09)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.09)

Grand Rapids government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,125,000 ($2864.72)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,712,000 ($2827.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,789,000 ($516.23)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,689,000 ($507.31)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,325,000 ($474.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,913,000 ($438.11)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,000 ($8.92)

Grand Rapids government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,000 ($6.69)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,689,000 ($507.31)

4.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,848 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Louis County, MN  1.01% ($48,063 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.31% ($52,019)
from Cass County, MN  0.22% ($40,128)


4.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Louis County, MN  0.91% ($39,557 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.36% ($58,730)
to Cass County, MN  0.20% ($39,543)
Businesses in Grand Rapids, MN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets6
AmericInn1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1New Balance1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Caribou Coffee1Sears1
Chevrolet1Slumberland1
Curves1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford1Target1
GNC1True Value2
GameStop1U-Haul2
Goodwill1UPS7
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Rapids:

  • KOZY (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Rapids:

  • K281AB (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K297AD (107.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KMFY (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAXE (91.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: NORTHERN COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • K236AD (95.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBAJ (105.5 FM; DEER RIVER, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KGPZ (96.1 FM; COLERAINE, MN; Owner: LATTO NORTHLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBX (93.9 FM; HIBBING, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WUSZ (99.9 FM; VIRGINIA, MN; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K209DS (89.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Rapids:

  • K29EB (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K61BH (Channel 61; DEER RIVER, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K59BQ (Channel 59; DEER RIVER, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • WIRT (Channel 13; HIBBING, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
Grand Rapids fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Grand Rapids fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.1mTotal length
  • $2,001,000Total costs
  • 27,498Total average daily traffic
  • 1,908Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,200Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Grand Rapids)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Grand Rapids, MN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 144 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grand Rapids)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Grand Rapids)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 62 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 60. The highest number of fire incidents - 78 took place in 2003, and the least - 39 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Grand Rapids, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.0%), and Outside Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grand Rapids, MN
    • 42942.0%Structure Fires
    • 35234.5%Outside Fires
    • 17517.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 656.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grand Rapids, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Grand Rapids, Minnesota:

  • Country Inn & Suites, 2601 S Hwy 169, Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744 , Phone: (218) 327-4960
  • AmericInn, 1812 Pokegama Ave S, Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744 , Phone: (218) 326-8999
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Most common first names in Grand Rapids, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26676.8 years
William21476.3 years
Mary21080.1 years
Robert18872.9 years
George16676.1 years
Donald14473.5 years
James13073.1 years
Helen12281.2 years
Margaret11682.4 years
Charles11077.3 years
Most common last names in Grand Rapids, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson26279.5 years
Anderson16079.0 years
Erickson10074.8 years
Nelson9476.7 years
Olson9277.2 years
Carlson9078.8 years
Peterson7078.6 years
Smith6876.9 years
Miller4879.7 years
Jones4278.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grand Rapids, MN
  • 78.4%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grand Rapids, MN
  • 48.9%Electricity
  • 41.9%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Grand Rapids compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Grand Rapids on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 (55744) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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