Grand Ledge, Michigan Population 2020

7,878

Grand Ledge is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 7,878, it is the 116th largest city in Michigan and the 3666th largest city in the United States. Grand Ledge is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 1.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,786 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Grand Ledge has a population density of 2,068 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grand Ledge is $76,215 with a poverty rate of 10.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $759 per month, and the median house value is $136,700. The median age in Grand Ledge is 39.1 years, 35.9 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.3 males.

Grand Ledge Demographics

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

  • White: 95.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.50%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.14%
The current population of Grand Ledge, Michigan is 7,878, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,854.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,786.

Grand Ledge, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,46495.63%
Two or More Races1451.86%
Black or African American590.76%
Some Other Race520.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander390.50%
Asian350.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.14%

Grand Ledge Population Pyramid 2020

Grand Ledge Median Age

39.1


Total

35.9


Male

40.5


Female

Grand Ledge Adults

There are 6,107 adults, (1,377 of whom are seniors) in Grand Ledge.

Grand Ledge Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Grand Ledge Sex Ratio

Female

4,146

53.12%

Male

3,659

46.88%

Grand Ledge Households and Families

Grand Ledge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Grand Ledge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
Male67.4%32.6%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female51.1%48.9%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5762.1866.7
Non Family1,4891.1555.8
Married1,4682.8683.3
Female5242.9751.1
Male953.3367.4

2.83

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Grand Ledge Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.17%
9th to 12th Grade2394.42%
High School Graduate1,37025.33%
Some College1,62930.12%
Associates Degree5079.37%
Bachelors Degree1,05219.45%
Graduate Degree60311.15%

Grand Ledge Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,0924,8441,577
Hispanic15415455
Black57578
Other Race4040
Multiple Races363615
Islander1717
Asian1313
Native American55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 41.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,709$45,242$33,466
Less Than High School$11,667$$
High School Grad$29,878$39,375$21,771
Some College$38,629$45,938$32,955
Bachelors Degree$55,643$57,132$51,875
Graduate Degree$53,250$64,464$44,769

$39,709

Average Earnings

$45,242

Average Male

$33,466

Average Female

Grand Ledge Language

Grand Ledge Language by Age

Grand Ledge Language

96.83% of Grand Ledge residents speak only English, while 3.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

Grand Ledge Poverty

Grand Ledge Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,15180411.24%
Multiple145117.59%
Black5923.39%

10.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.32%

Male Poverty Rate

13.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grand Ledge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grand Ledge is White, with 11.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grand Ledge is Black, with 3.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.34%
High School8.32%
Some College4.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.40%
Male Unemployed13.24%
Female Employed9.31%
Male Employed6.17%

Grand Ledge Income

Grand Ledge Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,930$76,215
Families$71,836$96,077
Married Families$79,936-
Non Families$37,662$46,221

Grand Ledge Marital Status

Grand Ledge Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Grand Ledge Married by Age and Sex

Grand Ledge 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 Ledge Marital Status by Race

Grand Ledge Veterans

412

Number of Veterans

385

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam95
World War II78
Second Gulf War71
First Gulf War62
Korea19
Age Group Veterans
75+146
65 to 7485
55 to 6480
35 to 5459
18 to 3442
Name Veterans % of Total
White4006.83%
Hispanic147.41%
Other1230.00%

$Grand Ledge Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grand Ledge Employment Status

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Grand Ledge Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.74%

Born in Michigan

98.49%

Native Born

1.51%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.49% of Grand Ledge residents were born in the United States, with 85.74% having been born in Michigan. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,878120.15%
20197,866120.15%
20187,854230.29%
20177,831120.15%
20167,819330.42%
20157,786-12-0.15%
20147,798120.15%
20137,78610.01%
20127,7850.00%
20117,785-8-0.10%
20107,793-20-0.03%
20007,8132340.30%
19907,5796590.91%
19806,9208881.38%
19706,0328671.56%
19605,1656591.37%
19504,5066071.46%
19403,8993270.88%
19303,5725291.62%
19203,0431500.51%
19102,8930.00%