Grand Haven, Michigan Population 2021

11,035
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Grand Haven is a city located in Ottawa County Michigan. It is also the county seat of Ottawa County. With a 2020 population of 11,035, it is the 82nd largest city in Michigan and the 2897th largest city in the United States . Grand Haven is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually but its population has increased by 5.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,412 in 2010. Grand Haven reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Grand Haven has a population density of 1,928 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grand Haven is $79,046 with a poverty rate of 8.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $776 per month, and the median house value is $161,000. The median age in Grand Haven is 47.4 years, 42.9 years for males, and 50.8 years for females.

Grand Haven Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Grand Havenwas:

  • White: 96.92%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Grand Haven, Michigan is 11,035 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,047.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,412.

Grand Haven, Michigan Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,65596.92%
Two or More Races1361.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native730.66%
Some Other Race510.46%
Asian410.37%
Black or African American380.35%
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Grand Haven Population by Race

Grand Haven Population Pyramid $2021

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Grand Haven Median Age

47.4


Total

42.9


Male

50.8


Female

Grand Haven Adults

There are 9,098 adults, (2,581 of whom are seniors) in Grand Haven.

Grand Haven Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Grand Haven Sex Ratio

Female

5,626

51.17%

Male

5,368

48.83%

Grand Haven Population by Age

Grand Haven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grand Haven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female68.2%31.8%
All70.9%29.1%
Male83.3%16.7%
Married84.5%15.5%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grand Haven Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9012.2170.9
Married2,4172.9184.5
Non Family1,9061.1152.9
Female3802.7268.2
Male1983.1683.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Grand Haven Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2082.51%
9th to 12th Grade3744.52%
High School Graduate2,11525.56%
Some College1,64419.87%
Associates Degree96511.66%
Bachelors Degree1,87322.64%
Graduate Degree1,09513.23%
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Grand Haven Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grand Haven Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,9347,3972,875
Hispanic13810138
2+ Races848415
Native American5151
Asian414140
Black2618
Other Race17

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 97.56%.

Grand Haven Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,942$48,832$31,257
Less Than 9th Grade$40,432$30,882$
High School Graduate$29,340$31,914$21,700
Some College$42,627$51,852$28,482
Bachelors Degree$47,083$56,136$35,347
Graduate Degree$72,250$83,281$53,511

$38,942

Average Earnings

$48,832

Average Male

$31,257

Average Female

Grand Haven Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grand Haven Language by Age

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Grand Haven Language

97.00% of Grand Haven residents speak only English, while 3.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Grand Haven Language

Grand Haven Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,3118177.92%
Hispanic1732715.61%
Native732128.77%
Multiple13496.72%
Black15320.00%
Asian4112.44%

8.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.53%

Male Poverty Rate

10.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grand Haven

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grand Haven is Native, with 28.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grand Haven is Asian, with 2.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.00%.

Grand Haven Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.01%
Some College9.55%
High School6.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%

Grand Haven Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.90%
Male Unemployed15.70%
Female Employed6.66%
Male Employed2.13%

Grand Haven Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grand Haven Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,307$79,046
Families$70,164$94,339
Married Families$76,913-
Non Families$38,060$51,485
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Income by Household Type

Grand Haven Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Grand Haven Married by Age and Sex

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Grand Haven Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Grand Haven Marital Status by Race

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Grand Haven Marital Status

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673

Number of Veterans

633

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam292
World War II95
Korea79
Second Gulf War78
First Gulf War77

Grand Haven Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74224
75+220
55 to 64122
35 to 54107
18 to 34

Grand Haven Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6587.47%
Hispanic1610.19%
2+ Races109.09%
Black519.23%

Grand Haven Veterans by Race

Grand Haven Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grand Haven Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Grand Haven Employment by Age

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Grand Haven Employment by Race

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Grand Haven Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.18%

Born in Grand Haven

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.78% of Grand Haven residents were born in the United States, with 79.18% having been born in Michigan. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Grand Haven Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,035-6-0.05%
202011,041-6-0.05%
201911,047-6-0.05%
201811,0531331.22%
201710,920-46-0.42%
201610,966-59-0.54%
201511,025720.66%
201410,953550.50%
201310,8982432.28%
201210,6552272.18%
201110,428630.61%
201010,365-803-0.74%
200011,168-783-0.68%
199011,9511880.16%
198011,763-81-0.07%
197011,8447780.68%
196011,0661,5301.50%
19509,5367370.81%
19408,7994540.53%
19308,3451,1401.48%
19207,2051,3492.09%
19105,8561,1132.13%
19004,743-280-0.57%
18905,0231610.33%
18804,8621,7154.45%
18703,1470.00%

Grand Haven Population by Year