Grand Ledge, Michigan

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Population in 2022: 7,794 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 3,675  (47.2%)
Females: 4,119  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Michigan median age:

40.3 years

Zip codes: 48837.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $65,510 (it was $47,043 in 2000)
Grand Ledge:

$65,510
MI:

$66,986

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $39,226 (it was $22,438 in 2000)

Grand Ledge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $192,667 (it was $97,400 in 2000)
Grand Ledge:

$192,667
MI:

$224,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $243,275; detached houses: $256,008; townhouses or other attached units: $229,759; in 2-unit structures: $254,257; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,018; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,317; mobile homes: $45,221

Median gross rent in 2022: $948.

March 2022 cost of living index in Grand Ledge: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 5.9%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.2% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Grand Ledge, MI (2022)
    • 7,02190.1%White alone
    • 3774.8%Hispanic
    • 2443.1%Two or more races
    • 811.0%Black alone
    • 140.2%Asian alone
    • 50.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Grand Ledge, Michigan as of April 23, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grand Ledge is 327 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Grand Ledge by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.7)
3
(38.6)
2
(25.7)
10
(128.4)
6
(76.8)
5
(64.1)
3
(38.2)
6
(75.9)
3
(38.0)
4
(51.4)
Robberies
(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
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(65.3)
3
(38.5)
3
(38.6)
4
(51.2)
4
(51.5)
1
(12.9)
3
(38.5)
4
(51.3)
2
(25.6)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.7)
3
(37.9)
1
(12.7)
2
(25.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(248.3)
31
(398.2)
21
(269.9)
27
(345.5)
13
(167.3)
8
(102.8)
17
(218.2)
9
(115.5)
12
(153.7)
9
(115.3)
11
(139.9)
9
(113.8)
7
(88.7)
3
(38.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
156
(2,038)
162
(2,081)
171
(2,198)
112
(1,433)
90
(1,158)
25
(321.4)
90
(1,155)
103
(1,322)
106
(1,357)
72
(922.6)
75
(954.0)
52
(657.6)
55
(697.0)
38
(488.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(39.2)
5
(64.2)
1
(12.9)
4
(51.2)
1
(12.9)
1
(12.9)
2
(25.7)
3
(38.5)
4
(51.2)
1
(12.8)
6
(76.3)
4
(50.6)
5
(63.4)
7
(90.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(64.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index115.1134.2115.695.989.954.591.8180.9135.7103.790.9106.672.175.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Grand Ledge, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 15 (15 officers - 10 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Michigan average:

1.86
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Ancestries: German (19.5%), English (13.2%), Irish (12.6%), American (10.4%), European (5.8%), Polish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 830 feet

Land area: 3.55 square miles.

Population density: 2,194 people per square mile   (low).

Grand Ledge, Michigan map

94 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,531 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,707 (1.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.75 N, Longitude: 84.75 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -326 (-4.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,272 (34.2%)

Area code: 517

Distribution of median household income in Grand Ledge, MI in 2022
Distribution of house value in Grand Ledge, MI in 2022
Grand Ledge satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 10 buildings, average cost: $268,200
  • 2021: 11 buildings, average cost: $268,200
  • 2020: 10 buildings, average cost: $268,100
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $268,800
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $264,900
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $272,700
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $300,900
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $280,400
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $129,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Grand Ledge, MI residents
Average permit cost in Grand Ledge, MI
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.1%
Michigan:

3.5%
Historical population in Grand Ledge, MI
Historical housing units in Grand Ledge, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +303 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in Grand Ledge, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.3%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Grand Ledge, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
  • Cashiers (2.7%)

Average climate in Grand Ledge, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Grand Ledge, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 72.5. This is about average.

City:

72.5
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 6.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.03
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 1.26. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.26
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2017 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.11

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 significantly above Michigan state average. It is 35% 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 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.9 miles away from Grand Ledge center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) 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) 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
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 (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grand Ledge topographic map

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

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Eaton 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 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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Grand Ledge:

Marital status in Grand Ledge, MI
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

For population 25 years and over in Grand Ledge:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Michigan average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Grand Ledge
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Eaton County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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
This county:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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:
Eaton County:

13.4%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.4%
State:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grand Ledge:

53.0%
State:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Grand Ledge:

28.5
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grand Ledge:

20.9%
Michigan:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Grand Ledge:

9.8%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grand Ledge:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Grand Ledge:

34.7%
Michigan:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

60.6%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
Michigan:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grand Ledge, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$79,143$63,3142$5,006
Streets and Highways 6$33,512$67,0240$0
Sewerage 5$27,166$65,1980$0
Water Supply 4$27,822$83,4660$0
Financial Administration 3$20,220$80,8800$0
Other Government Administration 3$23,065$92,26010$8,213
Other and Unallocable 2$12,213$73,2780$0
Police - Other 1$2,385$28,6204$1,184
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,664
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$502
Totals for Government 39$225,526$69,39319$16,569

Grand Ledge government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,442,000 ($185.01)
    Police Protection: $1,303,000 ($167.18)
    General - Other: $1,010,000 ($129.59)
    Regular Highways: $906,000 ($116.24)
    Central Staff Services: $206,000 ($26.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $189,000 ($24.25)
    Financial Administration: $144,000 ($18.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $136,000 ($17.45)
    Air Transportation: $97,000 ($12.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($6.16)
    General Public Buildings: $32,000 ($4.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $285,000 ($36.57)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $130,000 ($16.68)
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $51,000 ($6.54)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Solid Waste Management: $143,000 ($18.35)
    Regular Highways: $116,000 ($14.88)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,378,000 ($305.11)
    Sewerage: $425,000 ($54.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $315,000 ($40.42)
    Water Utilities: $221,000 ($28.36)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($6.67)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($4.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,340,000 ($300.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $160,000 ($20.53)

Grand Ledge government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,944,000 ($249.42)
    Other: $542,000 ($69.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000 ($10.01)
    Air Transportation: $58,000 ($7.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $196,000 ($25.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $227,000 ($29.12)
    Rents: $109,000 ($13.99)
    General Revenue - Other: $88,000 ($11.29)
    Interest Earnings: $65,000 ($8.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($1.92)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($0.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,588,000 ($203.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $728,000 ($93.41)
    Other: $665,000 ($85.32)
    Highways: $608,000 ($78.01)
  • Tax - Property: $3,079,000 ($395.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $264,000 ($33.87)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($0.26)

Grand Ledge government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,639,000 ($1878.24)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,419,000 ($1465.10)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000,000 ($641.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,780,000 ($228.38)

Grand Ledge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,562,000 ($841.93)
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

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 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Grand Ledge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.3mTotal length
  • 13,838Total average daily traffic
  • 553Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,073Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic
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$74,952
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 in Grand Ledge, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grand Ledge, MI - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 66. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 89 took place in 2015, and the least - 30 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Grand Ledge, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.3%), and Outside Fires (21.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grand Ledge, MI
    • 68761.3%Structure Fires
    • 24221.6%Outside Fires
    • 16414.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 282.5%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grand Ledge, MI
  • 89.6%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grand Ledge, MI
  • 57.6%Utility gas
  • 40.1%Electricity
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below 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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