East Grand Rapids, Michigan Population 2024

11,412

East Grand Rapids is a city located in Kent County Michigan. East Grand Rapids has a 2024 population of 11,412. East Grand Rapids is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 0.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,392 in 2020.

The average household income in East Grand Rapids is $225,057 with a poverty rate of 1.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Grand Rapids is 37.5 years, 36.4 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

East Grand Rapids Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Grand Rapids was:

  • White: 93.38%
  • Two or more races: 3.3%
  • Asian: 1.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.97%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,897.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.18% (20)
The current population of East Grand Rapids, Michigan is 11,412 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,392.

East Grand Rapids, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,63193.38%
Two or more races3763.3%
Asian1851.62%
Black or African American1110.97%
Other race770.68%
Native American50.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Grand Rapids Population by Race

East Grand Rapids Population Pyramid 2024

East Grand Rapids Median Age

37.5

Total

36.4

Male

38.7

Female

East Grand Rapids Adults

There are 7,598 adults, (1,248 of whom are seniors) in East Grand Rapids.

East Grand Rapids Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.6

Child Dependency Ratio

East Grand Rapids Sex Ratio

Female5,68049.89%
Male5,70550.11%

East Grand Rapids Population by Age

East Grand Rapids Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8502.95955
Married2,9173.397.42.6
Non Family6181.2187.412.6
Female2533.3695.34.7
Male622.5256.543.5

3.26

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

95.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Grand Rapids Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.01%
9th to 12th Grade400.55%
High School Graduate3194.41%
Some College5607.74%
Associates Degree4446.14%
Bachelors Degree2,63136.35%
Graduate Degree3,24244.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Grand Rapids Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Grand Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,8306,8035,577
2+ Races164164118
Hispanic12612692
Asian626250
Black564242
Other Race404033
Native American550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 82.5%.

East Grand Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$83,444$103,354$54,509
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$47,500$45,833$53,056
Some College$56,094$71,339$22,692
Bachelors Degree$75,970$99,213$46,477
Graduate Degree$103,112$124,688$68,125

$83,444

Average Earnings

$103,354

Average Male

$54,509

Average Female

East Grand Rapids Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Grand Rapids Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Grand Rapids Language

96.92% of East Grand Rapids residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.7% of the population.

East Grand Rapids Language

East Grand Rapids Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,5451801.71%
Black1111412.61%

1.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.28%

Male Poverty Rate

2.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Grand Rapids

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Grand Rapids is Black, with 12.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Grand Rapids is White, with 1.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.94%.

East Grand Rapids Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.59%
High School2.82%
Some College2.69%
Bachelors or Greater1.6%

East Grand Rapids Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed9.76%
Female Employed1.38%
Male Employed1%
Female Unemployed0%

East Grand Rapids Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Grand Rapids Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$160,417$225,057
Families$173,529$244,584
Married Families$184,323$-999,999,999
Non Families$70,284$108,176

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Grand Rapids Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

71.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.2%

Male Marriage Rate

70.5%

Female Marriage Rate

East Grand Rapids Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Grand Rapids Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Grand Rapids Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Grand Rapids Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

262

Number of Veterans

243

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam106
Second Gulf War72
First Gulf War60
Korea17
World War II0

East Grand Rapids Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+78
35 to 5473
65 to 7461
18 to 3426
55 to 6424

East Grand Rapids Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2573.55%
Native American5100%

East Grand Rapids Veterans by Race

East Grand Rapids Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Grand Rapids Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

East Grand Rapids Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Grand Rapids Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Grand Rapids Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.55%

Born in East Grand Rapids

95.68%

Native Born

4.32%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

3.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.68% of East Grand Rapids residents were born in the United States, with 67.55% having been born in Michigan. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

East Grand Rapids Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,43750.04%
202811,43250.04%
202711,42750.04%
202611,42250.04%
202511,41750.04%
202411,41250.04%
202311,40750.04%
202211,40290.08%
202111,39310.01%
202011,392-560-4.69%
201911,952790.67%
201811,8731281.09%
201711,745430.37%
201611,7021811.57%
201511,5211661.46%
201411,3551521.36%
201311,2031881.71%
201211,0151711.58%
201110,8441451.36%
201010,699-65-0.6%
200010,764-43-0.4%
199010,807-107-0.98%
198010,914-1,651-13.14%
197012,5651,64115.02%
196010,9244,52170.61%
19506,4031,50430.7%
19404,89987521.74%
19304,02400%
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East Grand Rapids Population by Year