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Grand Rapids, Michigan




Grand Rapids (city), Michigan

   People QuickFactsGrand RapidsMichigan
Population, 2003 estimate 195,60110,079,985
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 -1.1%1.4%
Population, 2000 197,8009,938,444
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 4.3%6.9%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 8.3%6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 27.0%26.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 11.6%12.3%
Female persons, percent, 2000 51.1%51.0%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)67.3%80.2%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)20.4%14.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.7%0.6%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)1.6%1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)0.1%Z
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)6.6%1.3%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 3.2%1.9%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 13.1%3.3%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 49.1%57.3%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 10.5%5.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 16.1%8.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 78.0%83.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 23.8%21.8%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 19.224.1
 
Housing units, 2000 77,9604,234,279
Homeownership rate, 2000 59.7%73.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $91,400$115,600
 
Households, 2000 73,2173,785,661
Persons per household, 2000 2.572.56
Median household income, 1999 $37,224$44,667
Per capita money income, 1999 $17,661$22,168
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 15.7%10.5%
   Business QuickFactsGrand RapidsMichigan
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 4,426,223159,432,288
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 2,018,10893,706,078
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $10,754$9,576
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 262,64310,158,693
Total number of firms, 1997 14,144677,473
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 9.3%7.6%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 26.3%27.2%
   Geography QuickFactsGrand RapidsMichigan
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 4556,804
Persons per square mile, 2000 4,431.2175.0
FIPS Code 3400026
Counties



(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:05:02 EST

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