In 2019, Big Rapids, MI had a population of 43.3k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $45,018. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Big Rapids, MI declined from 43,264 to 43,251, a −0.03% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,460 to $45,018, a 1.26% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Big Rapids, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.95%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.95%), White (Hispanic) (1.69%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.8%). 0% of the households in Big Rapids, MI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
98.9% of the residents in Big Rapids, MI are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Big Rapids, MI are Ferris State University (3,555 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2019, the median property value in Big Rapids, MI was $121,400, and the homeownership rate was 73.3%. Most people in Big Rapids, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Big Rapids, MI was 2 cars per household.