Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
198,767
0.69% 1-year growth
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
31.6
1.28% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
20.2%
3.69% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$50,039
5.92% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$143,500
8.96% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
99,138
2.38% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI had a population of 199k people with a median age of 31.6 and a median household income of $50,039. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI grew from 197,404 to 198,767, a 0.69% increase and its median household income grew from $47,244 to $50,039, a 5.92% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.9%), White (Hispanic) (8.19%), Other (Hispanic) (5.59%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.2%). 16.6% of the households in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

92.5% of the residents in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI are Grand Rapids Community College (2,347 degrees awarded in 2019), Calvin University (1,069 degrees), and Aquinas College (420 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was $143,500, and the homeownership rate was 55.3%. Most people in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI is home to a population of 199k people, from which 92.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 11% of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (21.8k people).

In 2019, there were 3.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (117k people) in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI are Spanish (21,002 speakers), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (1,351 speakers), and Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (1,031 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    117k ± 1.75k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    35.6k ± 1.36k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    16.3k ± 1.42k
16.1%
Hispanic Population
32.1k people

In 2019, there were 3.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (117k people) in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.1% of the people in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI are hispanic (32.1k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    21,002 speakers (11.4%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    1,351 speakers (0.731%)
  3. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    1,031 speakers (0.558%)

16.6% of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was Spanish. 11.4% of the overall population of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI are native Spanish speakers. 0.731% speak Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages and 0.558% speak Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
21.8k people
10.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
20.9k people

As of 2019, 11% of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI residents (21.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was 10.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

31
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
37
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was 31.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI residents was 31.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    6,280 ± 1,915 people
  2. Guatemala
    3,410 ± 1,421 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    1,137 ± 825 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was Mexico, the natal country of 6,280 Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI residents, followed by Guatemala with 3,410 and Dominican Republic with 1,137.

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Citizenship

92.5%
2019 Citizenship
92.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 92.5% of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was 92.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,602 ± 329
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,069 ± 232
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    918 ± 173

Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Michigan, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Michigan (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Michigan.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Michigan across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI is $50,039. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $122,150, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $103,535 and $96,812.

Males in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,813. The income inequality in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI employs 99.1k people. The largest industries in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI are Restaurants & Food Services (8,745 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,478 people), and Construction (4,303 people), and the highest paying industries are Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($116,877), Offices of dentists ($112,178), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($83,718).

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,039
2019 value
± $1,156
5.92%
1 Year Growth
± 3.23%

Households in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI have a median annual income of $50,039, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,244 in 2018, which represents a 5.92% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,571
Average Male Salary in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI
± $6,037
$42,813
Average Female Salary in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI
± $5,105

In 2019, full-time male employees in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI made 1.2 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI
  1. Asian
    $43,534 ± $21,574
  2. White
    $43,125 ± $4,199
  3. American Indian
    $30,972 ± $20,391

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI.

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Wage Distribution

0.448
2019 Wage GINI in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI
0.449
2018 Wage GINI in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI

In 2019, the income inequality in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.206% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $122,150, followed by Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI, with respective values of $103,535 and $96,812.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI (38.9k out of 192k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    19,911 ± 1,019
  2. Hispanic
    10,567 ± 727
  3. Black
    10,549 ± 861

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

99.1k
2019 Value
2.38%
1 Year growth
± 2.38%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 2.38%, from 96.8k employees to 99.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI, are Customer service representatives (2,398 people), Janitors & building cleaners (2,259 people), and Cooks (2,080 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Customer service representatives (2,398 people), Janitors & building cleaners (2,259 people), and Cooks (2,080 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Food processing workers, all other (7.05 times higher than expected), Graders & sorters, agricultural products (4.87 times), and Residential advisors (4.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Dentists ($251,601), Physicians ($179,141), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($131,551).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

99.1k
2019 Value
2.38%
1 Year growth
± 2.38%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 2.38%, from 96.8k employees to 99.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI, are Restaurants & Food Services (8,745 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,478 people), and Construction (4,303 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (8,745 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,478 people), and Construction (4,303 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.12 times higher than expected), Bakeries & tortilla manufacturing, except retail bakeries (4.8 times), and Paperboard container manufacturing (4.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($116,877), Offices of dentists ($112,178), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($83,718).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $213B
  2. $50.8B
  3. $37.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $213B, followed by Machinery ($50.8B) and Mixed freight ($37.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Michigan products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$636B
2018 Value in Michigan
$1.17T
Projected 2045 Value in Michigan
83.6% growth

In 2018, total outbound Michigan trade was $636B. This is expected to increase 83.6% to $1.17T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $44B
  2. $33.2B
  3. $30.5B

In 2018, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $44B, followed by Indiana with $33.2B and Texas and $30.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Michigan shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Donald J. Trump with 47.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (47.3%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.59%). The most partisan county was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Michigan
47.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Michigan
  1. 73.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 70.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 69.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Michigan was Missaukee County, MI with 73.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Michigan colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Michigan over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Michigan have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI awarded 4,010 degrees. The student population of Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI is skewed towards women, with 8,808 male students and 10,020 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI are White (2,905 and 75.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (304 and 7.92%), Black or African American (216 and 5.63%), and Unknown (167 and 4.35%).

The largest universities in Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are Grand Rapids Community College (2,347 and 58.5%), Calvin University (1,069 and 26.7%), and Aquinas College (420 and 10.5%).

The most popular majors in Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,276 and 31.8%), General Business Administration & Management (224 and 5.59%), and Registered Nursing (160 and 3.99%).

The median tuition cost in Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI for private four year colleges is $33,256.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 95 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 1,263 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 108 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was Registered Nursing with 95 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,347 degrees awarded
  2. 1,069 degrees awarded
  3. 420 degrees awarded
$33,256
Median Private

In 2019, the Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Grand Rapids Community College with 2,347 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,875
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,135
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,875 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI, which is 0.878 times less than the 2,135 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,905 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    304 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    216 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Kent County (Central)--Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was White students. These 2,905 degrees mean that there were 9.56 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 304 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI was $143,500 in 2019, which is 0.597 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $131,700 to $143,500, a 8.96% increase. The homeownership rate in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI is 55.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 18.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$143,500
2019 Median
± $1,748
$131,700
2018 Median
± $2,037

In 2019, the median property value in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI grew to to $143,500 from the previous year's value of $131,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

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$50,039
Median Household Income
± $1,156
76.1k
Number of Households
± 1,752

In 2019, the median household income of the 76.1k households in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI grew to $50,039 from the previous year's value of $47,244.

The following chart displays the households in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

55.3%
2019 Homeownership
53.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 55.3% of the housing units in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (18.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 0.896% of the workforce in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (75.6%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Walked (3.87%)

In 2019, 75.6% of workers in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who walked to work (3.87%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

91.4% of the population of Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 46.2% on employee plans, 25% on Medicaid, 8.83% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 0.598% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Michigan was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Michigan see 1266 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.861% decrease from the previous year (1277 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1308 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 355 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Montmorency County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.6%). Additionally, Gratiot County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,266 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,266 patients per year. This represents a 0.861% decrease from the previous year (1,277 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Michigan in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Michigan.
$8,055
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Michigan
$3,950
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,915
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,318
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Michigan (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,745 to $8,055.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.58%
Uninsured
46.2%
Employer Coverage
25%
Medicaid
8.83%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
0.598%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI declined by 7.09% from 9.23% to 8.58%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.6% prevalence
  2. 18.3% prevalence
  3. 17.1% prevalence

Montmorency County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 18.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Michigan by county over multiple years.

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