Grandville, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Grandville, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Grandville had a population of 15,573 as of July 1, 2016. Grandville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grandville is located at latitude 42.9005 and longitude -85.7521 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grandville (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 604 feet.

The City of Grandville (GNIS ID: 1626375) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grandville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Grandville, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,573
Population in Households 15,388
Population in Familes 12,767
Population in Group Qrtrs 185
Population Density1 2,141
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 6,061
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 4,166
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,309 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,752 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $142,462
Average Home Value $159,260


Median Household Income $51,536
Average Household Income $64,482
Per Capita Income $25,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.57%
Households 0.21% 0.56%
Families 0.02% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Grandville, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grandville to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 69 90th
Population Density1 # 126 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 158 77th
Median Household Income # 209 70th
Per Capita Income # 225 68th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.