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Grand Rapids,MI index of house prices

Total population: 193,792 (All urban)

Houses: 79,072 (73,880 occupied: 39,882 owner occupied, 33,998 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,771 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $85,430.

Median contract rent in 2016: $465 (lower quartile is $375, upper quartile is $576)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $744


Median gross rent in Grand Rapids, MI in 2016: $531

Housing units in Grand Rapids with a mortgage: 26,817 (1,314 second mortgage, 2,203 home equity loan, 273 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,065

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,484

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,157

Median monthly housing costs: $865


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Grand Rapids, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $134,500 (it was $91,100 in 2000)
Grand Rapids:

$134,500
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,700 - $172,700

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $142,701
Here:

$142,701
State:

$192,201

Townhouses or other attached units: $154,091
Here:

$154,091
State:

$161,083

In 2-unit structures: $84,116
Here:

$84,116
State:

$125,779

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $231,586
Here:

$231,586
State:

$144,186

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $214,058
Here:

$214,058
State:

$147,281

Mobile homes: $31,171
Here:

$31,171
State:

$51,900
Median year house/condo built: 1953

Median year apartment built: 1956

Household type by relationship:

Households: 196,458
  • In family households: 140,587 (19,744 male householders, 22,424 female householders)
    26,881 spouses, 53,312 children (48,720 natural, 1,417 adopted, 3,175 stepchildren), 4,912 grandchildren, 2,611 brothers or sisters, 1,994 parents, 3,605 other relatives, 5,104 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 47,960 (16,591 male householders (10,801 living alone)), 15,121 female householders (11,564 living alone)), 16,248 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,911

Size of family households: 17,973 2-persons, 8,559 3-persons, 8,673 4-persons, 3,284 5-persons, 1,973 6-persons, 1,706 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 22,365 1-person, 6,342 2-persons, 1,436 3-persons, 1,113 4-persons, 384 5-persons, 72 6-persons.

23,196 married couples with children.
15,871 single-parent households (4,248 men, 11,623 women).

84.7% of residents of Grand Rapids speak English at home.
11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (44% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 20,270 (10.3%)
(27.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Grand Rapids, Michigan:

  • 79no bedroom
  • 7191 bedroom
  • 8,6732 bedrooms
  • 20,3983 bedrooms
  • 8,3094 bedrooms
  • 1,7045+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Grand Rapids population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grand Rapids, Michigan:

  • 2,239no bedroom
  • 8,6231 bedroom
  • 13,0882 bedrooms
  • 7,2083 bedrooms
  • 1,9304 bedrooms
  • 9105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Grand Rapids population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Grand Rapids in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,239no vehicle
  • 12,0181 vehicle
  • 19,5422 vehicles
  • 5,5333 vehicles
  • 1,2584 vehicles
  • 2925+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Grand Rapids population

Cars and other vehicles available in Grand Rapids in renter-occupied apartments

  • 7,608no vehicle
  • 15,5101 vehicle
  • 8,2322 vehicles
  • 1,7373 vehicles
  • 7564 vehicles
  • 1555+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Grand Rapids population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grand Rapids, Michigan:

  • 791 room
  • 1502 rooms
  • 8983 rooms
  • 2,4884 rooms
  • 5,7165 rooms
  • 8,7396 rooms
  • 8,1827 rooms
  • 6,6288 rooms
  • 7,0029+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Grand Rapids population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grand Rapids, Michigan:

  • 2,1471 room
  • 1,6742 rooms
  • 6,2453 rooms
  • 8,1324 rooms
  • 6,1915 rooms
  • 4,8646 rooms
  • 1,9527 rooms
  • 1,6608 rooms
  • 1,1339+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Grand Rapids population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Grand Rapids, MI household income distribution

  • Grand Rapids, MI household income distribution
  • 7,213Less than $10,000
  • 3,611$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4,784$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5,730$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3,224$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4,784$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2,841$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4,221$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3,526$45,000 to $49,999
  • 5,820$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8,708$60,000 to $74,999
  • 8,588$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4,544$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,542$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,353$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,391$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Grand Rapids, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Grand Rapids, MI
  • 196Less than $10,000
  • 43$10,000 to $14,999
  • 58$15,000 to $19,999
  • 248$20,000 to $24,999
  • 103$25,000 to $29,999
  • 114$30,000 to $34,999
  • 255$35,000 to $39,999
  • 920$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,005$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,829$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,824$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,806$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,559$90,000 to $99,999
  • 6,288$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7,060$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6,173$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,590$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3,071$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,873$250,000 to $299,999
  • 842$300,000 to $399,999
  • 267$400,000 to $499,999
  • 519$500,000 to $749,999
  • 239$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Grand Rapids, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Grand Rapids, MI
  • 235Less than $100
  • 42$100 to $149
  • 235$150 to $199
  • 1,498$200 to $249
  • 417$250 to $299
  • 399$300 to $349
  • 319$350 to $399
  • 1,209$400 to $449
  • 861$450 to $499
  • 1,935$500 to $549
  • 2,279$550 to $599
  • 2,846$600 to $649
  • 2,358$650 to $699
  • 3,054$700 to $749
  • 2,524$750 to $799
  • 3,828$800 to $899
  • 2,429$900 to $999
  • 4,069$1,000 to $1,249
  • 714$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,281$1,500 to $1,999
  • 534$2,000 to $2,499
  • 932No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 6,0342010 or later
  • 5,5042000 to 2009
  • 5,8721990 to 1999
  • 4,3861980 to 1989
  • 1,3671970 to 1979
  • 1,767Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Grand Rapids population
Grand Rapids commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,183
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11,288
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 17,148
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 22,266
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 18,399
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,476
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 6,494
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,544
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,170
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,359
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,272
  • 90 or more minutes: 567
Grand Rapids, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.4%
Number of people working at home: 4,252 (4.5% of all workers)

Grand Rapids mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 104,135 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 10,325 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,641 (2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 218 (0%)
  • Taxi: 845 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 989 (1%)
  • Walked: 3,281 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 4,252 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Dutch: 13,597
 German: 5,512
 Polish: 3,881
 American: 3,508
 Irish: 3,132
 English: 2,335
 European: 1,564
 African: 1,299
 Italian: 1,252
 Swedish: 865
 Albanian: 409
 French (except Basque): 409
 Scottish: 400
 Scotch-Irish: 364
 Moroccan: 359
 French Canadian: 332
 Norwegian: 305
 Scandinavian: 302
 Russian: 289
 Yugoslavian: 269
 Danish: 246
 Northern European: 240
 British: 225
 Canadian: 211
 Romanian: 207
 Welsh: 205
 Hungarian: 191
 Lithuanian: 182
 Ethiopian: 160
 Jordanian: 160
 Greek: 139
 Lebanese: 119
 Latvian: 109
 Jamaican: 100
 Czech: 99
 Iranian: 95
 Syrian: 95
 Finnish: 86
 Ukrainian: 81
 Belgian: 81
 West Indian: 72
 Slavic: 72
 Nigerian: 63
 Afghan: 60
 Austrian: 57
 Czechoslovakian: 57
 Liberian: 57
 Arab: 57
 Macedonian: 55
 Armenian: 53
 Slovene: 52
 Brazilian: 50
 Eastern European: 48
 Kenyan: 48
 Somali: 43
 Haitian: 42
 Swiss: 37
 Luxemburger: 33
 Croatian: 31
 Sudanese: 30
 Slovak: 28
 South African: 27
 Bahamian: 26
 Turkish: 19
 Maltese: 18
 Portuguese: 15
 Senegalese: 12
 Egyptian: 12
 Ghanaian: 12
 German Russian: 12
 Bermudan: 12
 Australian: 9
 Iraqi: 7
 Pennsylvania German: 7
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 5
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 33%Mexico
  • 15%Guatemala
  • 4%Vietnam
  • 3%Canada
  • 3%Korea
  • 3%Burma
  • 3%Dominican Republic

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 137,543
  • Other state: 36,741
  • Northeast: 4,468
  • Midwest: 14,334
  • South: 13,554
  • West: 4,385

75% of Grand Rapids residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Michigan.

Grand Rapids:

74.7%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,380
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,249
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,212
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,965
  • 9th grade: 766
  • 10th grade: 941
  • 11th grade: 1,304
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 916
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 14,035
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,417
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 9,143
  • Associate degree: 4,650
  • Bachelor's degree: 13,851
  • Master's degree: 4,665
  • Professional school degree: 1,511
  • Doctorate degree: 1,101

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,010
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 913
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,646
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,004
  • 9th grade: 653
  • 10th grade: 787
  • 11th grade: 1,290
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 699
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 12,736
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,864
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8,811
  • Associate degree: 4,971
  • Bachelor's degree: 15,931
  • Master's degree: 5,634
  • Professional school degree: 1,267
  • Doctorate degree: 742

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.3%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 16.6%Males
  • 13.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 12.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 9.1%Males
  • 14.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 8.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.4%Males
  • 4.7%Females
Grand Rapids marital status for males
Grand Rapids marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 47,585
  • One, attached: 3,507
  • Two: 8,827
  • 3 or 4: 3,687
  • 5 to 9: 4,352
  • 10 to 19: 3,109
  • 20 to 49: 1,658
  • 50 or more: 6,309
  • Mobile homes: 38

Median worth of mobile homes: $93,812

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Grand Rapids:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grand Rapids
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.9%)
  • Electricity (4.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (80.7%)
  • Electricity (16.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,948
Here:

18.0%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,293
Here:

13.4%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,629
Here:

34.9%
Michigan:

13.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)