Grant, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Grant, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Grant had a population of 916 as of July 1, 2016. Grant ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Grant is located at latitude 43.3346 and longitude -85.8061 in Newaygo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grant (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Newaygo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 833 feet.

The City of Grant (GNIS ID: 1626384) 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 Grant 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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Grant, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 916
Population in Households 910
Population in Familes 789
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,420
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 367
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 280
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $128,125
Average Home Value $150,833


Median Household Income $49,481
Average Household Income $55,539
Per Capita Income $19,295
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.33%
Households 0.26% 0.22%
Families 3.27% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Grant, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grant 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 # 444 36th
Population Density1 # 224 68th
Diversity Index2 # 93 87th
Median Household Income # 255 63rd
Per Capita Income # 553 20th

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