Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
1.09M
0.5% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36.1
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
9.95%
1.49% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$76,898
9.31% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$239,900
17.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
554,991
0.969% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI had a population of 1.09M people with a median age of 36.1 and a median household income of $76,898. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI grew from 1.08M to 1.09M, a 0.5% increase and its median household income grew from $70,347 to $76,898, a 9.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.45%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.63%), White (Hispanic) (3.44%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.43%).

None of the households in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.5% of the residents in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are Grand Valley State University (6,722 degrees awarded in 2022), Davenport University (1,525 degrees), and Grand Rapids Community College (1,523 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was $239,900, and the homeownership rate was 73.3%.

Most people in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: The spectacular skyline of Grand Rapids, Michigan sits right on the Grand River.

Population & Diversity

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is home to a population of 1.09M people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.51% of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI residents were born outside of the country (70.8k people).

In 2022, there were 11.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (833k people) in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 70.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 39.5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.5%
2022 Citizenship
96.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.5% of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    833k ± 1.84k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    70.2k ± 1.76k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    39.5k ± 2.35k
10%
Hispanic Population
109k people

In 2022, there were 11.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (833k people) in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 70.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 39.5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10% of the people in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are hispanic (109k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.51%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
70.8k people
6.57%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
71k people

As of 2022, 6.51% of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI residents (70.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was 6.57%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    16,761 ± 804
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    9,356 ± 825
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,665 ± 647

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI employs 555k people. The largest industries in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are Manufacturing (113,482 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (80,912 people), and Retail Trade (60,762 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($89,281), Utilities ($86,962), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,838).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,244. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

555k
2022 Value
± 5,973
0.969%
1 Year growth
± 1.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI grew at a rate of 0.969%, from 550k employees to 555k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (60,218 people), Management Occupations (57,838 people), and Production Occupations (56,056 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

555k
2022 Value
± 5,973
0.969%
1 Year growth
± 1.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI grew at a rate of 0.969%, from 550k employees to 555k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, are Manufacturing (113,482 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (80,912 people), and Retail Trade (60,762 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, though some of these residents may live in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,241
Median earning men ± $833
$35,163
Median earning women ± $492

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($70,848), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,878), and Wholesale Trade ($66,532).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($56,543), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,911), and Wholesale Trade ($44,893).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 8,613
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 8,143
    Manufacturing
  3. 6,059
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Michigan over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI awarded 13,783 degrees. The student population of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 21,178 male students and 31,181 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are White (10,295 and 77%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (912 and 6.82%), Black or African American (826 and 6.18%), and Unknown (506 and 3.78%).

The largest universities in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI by number of degrees awarded are Grand Valley State University (6,722 and 48.8%), Davenport University (1,525 and 11.1%), and Grand Rapids Community College (1,523 and 11%).

The most popular majors in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (717 and 5.2%), Registered Nursing (678 and 4.92%), and General Business Administration & Management (638 and 4.63%).

The median tuition costs in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI are $26,475 for private four year colleges, and $14,302 and $20,198 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 87.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 52,359 (40.4% men and 59.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 52,359 students enrolled in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, 40.4% men and 59.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 36,445 records, of which 59.5% were women and 40.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 517 degrees awarded
  2. 439 degrees awarded
  3. 566 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was Registered Nursing with 517 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,722 degrees awarded
  2. 1,525 degrees awarded
  3. 1,523 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Grand Valley State University with 6,722 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 5,056 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, which is 0.579 times less than the 8,727 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 10,295 degrees mean that there were 11.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 912 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($26,475) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($890) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($987) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was $239,900 in 2022, which is 0.851 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $203,500 to $239,900, a 17.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is 73.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is $76,898. In N/A, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was Livingston County, MI with a value of $96,135, followed by Oakland County, MI and Washtenaw County, MI, with respective values of $92,620 and $84,245.

Property

$239,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$1,622
$298,720
Median Property Taxes
±$3,762

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.3%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.3% of the housing units in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.6%.

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Income by Location

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In N/A, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI was Livingston County, MI with a value of $96,135, followed by Oakland County, MI and Washtenaw County, MI, with respective values of $92,620 and $84,245.

The following map shows all of the counties in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$76,898
Median Household Income
± $951
408k
Number of Households
± 5,092

In 2022, the median household income of the 408k households in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI grew to $76,898 from the previous year's value of $70,347.

The following chart displays the households in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.51%)
  3. Carpooled (8.28%)

In 2022, 77.7% of workers in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.51%) and those who carpooled to work (8.28%).

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Commute Time

22 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.95% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI (105k out of 1.06M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.2% of the population of Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI has health coverage, with 57.8% on employee plans, 13.4% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 0.818% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Michigan see 1246 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1266 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1294 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 332 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,246 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,246 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,266 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.1% under 18 years, 23.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.84%
Uninsured
57.8%
Employer Coverage
13.4%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
0.818%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI declined by 2.29% from 4.96% to 4.84%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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