East Grand Rapids, Michigan

East Grand Rapids: City in Kent County, Michigan

About

East Grand Rapids is a city located in the county of Kent in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,694 and a population density of 1,222 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,991 inhabitants.

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Location of East Grand Rapids on Michigan map.

Quick Facts about East Grand Rapids

Population : 11,991 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Kent County
Postal code : 49506, 49546
Phone Area Codes : 616
Area : 8.75 km2
Altitude : 745 feet / 227 meters
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 13:37:28 (15th July 2024)
Density : 1,370 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.82% (2010-2020)
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East Grand Rapids
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Geography

East Grand Rapids is located at 42°56'28"N 85°36'36"W (42.9411400, -85.6100300).

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Demographics

The population of East Grand Rapids increased by 10.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,694 - census
2011 10,843 1.37% estimation process
2012 11,013 1.54% estimation process
2013 11,202 1.69% estimation process
2014 11,353 1.33% estimation process
2015 11,518 1.43% estimation process
2016 11,696 1.52% estimation process
2017 11,737 0.35% estimation process
2018 11,868 1.1% estimation process
2019 11,956 0.74% estimation process
2020 11,991 0.29% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 15,719
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,280
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 16,429
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,289
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.6%
People over 65 (%) : 20.3%
Female persons, % : 53.9%
White only, percent : 92.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 1.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 8.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,177
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.9%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $155,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,409
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $627
2015-2019 median gross rent : $843
2015-2019 Households : 6,858
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.25
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 61,670
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,056,010
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 592,864
2012 total retail sales per capita : $38,626
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $51,909
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,714
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,552
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 908
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 363
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 52
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,331
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 242
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,146
2010 population per square mile : 4,117.6
2010 land area in square miles : 3.71

People born in East Grand Rapids (5)

People born in East Grand Rapids, including actor Steven Ford, basketball player-coach Jim Boylen, writer Patrick Maher, .

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Schools in East Grand Rapids

College & universities near East Grand Rapids, MI

Code Name City ZIP
169080 Calvin University Grand Rapids (MI) 49546

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near East Grand Rapids, MI

Code Name Address Type
GRR Vernon J. Ehlers Station 431 Wealthy St. SW RAIL
RKF Rockford, Michigan US 131 & 10 Mile Road NE BUS
HOM Holland station 171 Lincoln Ave. RAIL
HWC Howard City, Michigan 130 North Ensley St. BUS
KAL Kalamazoo Transportation Center 459 North Burdick St. RAIL

Post offices near East Grand Rapids

Post Office Name City ZIP
Eastown Post Office Grand Rapids (MI) 49506

Other cities in Kent County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Kent County , MI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Grand Rapids 200,031 The second most populous city in Michigan.
Wyoming 76,628 A city in Kent County, Michigan.
Kentwood 51,719 Town of the United States
Forest Hills 25,867 Neighborhood of Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Walker 25,265 City in Kent County, Michigan
Grandville 15,749 City in Kent County, Michigan
Ada 14,892 Township in Kent County, Michigan
Northview 14,541 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Cutlerville 14,370 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Alpine 13,883 Township in Kent County, Michigan
Comstock Park 10,088 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Rockford 6,395 City in Kent County, Michigan
Byron Center 5,822 Census-designated place in Kent County, Michigan
Sparta 5,321 Village in Kent County, Michigan
Ross 4,975 Township in Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Lowell 4,196 City in Kent County, Michigan, United States

Distance to Other Cities

East Grand Rapids distances to largest Michigan cities