Grand Rapids, Minnesota Population 2024

11,418

Grand Rapids is a city located in Itasca County Minnesota. Grand Rapids has a 2024 population of 11,418. It is also the county seat of Itasca County. Grand Rapids is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 2.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,118 in 2020.

The average household income in Grand Rapids is $68,665 with a poverty rate of 16.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Grand Rapids is 43.2 years, 40.6 years for males, and 48.6 years for females.

Grand Rapids Demographics

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

  • White: 90.86%
  • Two or more races: 5.09%
  • Native American: 2.09%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
22.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
510.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.7% (300)
The current population of Grand Rapids, Minnesota is 11,418 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,118.

Grand Rapids, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,13890.86%
Two or more races5685.09%
Native American2332.09%
Black or African American1231.1%
Other race850.76%
Asian110.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Grand Rapids Population by Race

Grand Rapids Population Pyramid 2024

Grand Rapids Median Age

43.2

Total

40.6

Male

48.6

Female

Grand Rapids Adults

There are 8,842 adults, (2,684 of whom are seniors) in Grand Rapids.

Grand Rapids Age Dependency

81.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Grand Rapids Sex Ratio

Female5,94953.32%
Male5,20946.68%

Grand Rapids Population by Age

Grand Rapids Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6182.2561.238.8
Non Family2,0961.1840.559.5
Married1,9313.1984.815.2
Female4472.9250.349.7
Male1443.1780.619.4

3.08

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Grand Rapids Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade600.74%
9th to 12th Grade3243.97%
High School Graduate2,42929.79%
Some College1,86822.91%
Associates Degree1,17714.43%
Bachelors Degree1,26315.49%
Graduate Degree1,03412.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Grand Rapids Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grand Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,5947,2852,236
2+ Races20420422
Native American1591343
Hispanic11511530
Other Race85856
Black77270
Asian666

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Grand Rapids Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,751$45,735$35,050
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$22,924$12,981$29,279
Some College$35,897$46,088$31,635
Bachelors Degree$39,571$58,464$38,172
Graduate Degree$75,565$87,768$75,133

$36,751

Average Earnings

$45,735

Average Male

$35,050

Average Female

Grand Rapids Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grand Rapids Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Grand Rapids Language

99.12% of Grand Rapids residents speak only English, while 0.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Grand Rapids Language

Grand Rapids Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,5181,39314.64%
Multiple55718833.75%
Native19211961.98%
Black1024948.04%
Other853945.88%
Hispanic1713922.81%

16.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.64%

Male Poverty Rate

18.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grand Rapids

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grand Rapids is Native, with 61.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grand Rapids is White, with 14.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.54%.

Grand Rapids Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.29%
High School27.73%
Some College10.55%
Bachelors or Greater7.03%

Grand Rapids Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.42%
Female Employed11.1%
Male Employed7.55%
Male Unemployed3.13%

Grand Rapids Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grand Rapids Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$53,317$68,665
Families$80,000$94,185
Married Families$91,479$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,000$37,462

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Grand Rapids Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Grand Rapids Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Grand Rapids Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Grand Rapids Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Grand Rapids Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

619

Number of Veterans

587

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam241
Second Gulf War77
First Gulf War43
Korea36
World War II4

Grand Rapids Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74214
75+177
35 to 54112
55 to 6494
18 to 3422

Grand Rapids Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5917.2%
2+ Races259.62%
Native American31.83%

Grand Rapids Veterans by Race

Grand Rapids Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grand Rapids Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Grand Rapids Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Grand Rapids Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

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

75.98%

Born in Grand Rapids

99.78%

Native Born

0.22%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.78% of Grand Rapids residents were born in the United States, with 75.98% having been born in Minnesota. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Grand Rapids Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,793750.64%
202811,718750.64%
202711,643750.65%
202611,568750.65%
202511,493750.66%
202411,418750.66%
202311,343750.67%
202211,26810.01%
202111,2671491.34%
202011,118-111-0.99%
201911,229-1-0.01%
201811,230-3-0.03%
201711,233750.67%
201611,158980.89%
201511,060440.4%
201411,016850.78%
201310,931480.44%
201210,883-2-0.02%
201110,885190.17%
201010,8663,10239.95%
20007,764-212-2.66%
19907,976420.53%
19807,9346879.48%
19707,247-18-0.25%
19607,2651,24620.7%
19506,0191,14423.47%
19404,8751,66952.06%
19303,20629210.02%
19202,91400%
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Grand Rapids Population by Year