Grand Rapids, MI 49504 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49504: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Not Acceptable, USPS
GR, MI 49504
Standale, MI 49504

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 941
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,654
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,152
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.986, Longitude -85.721
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,494
Daytime Population: Workers 16,061
Daytime Population: Residents 22,169
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,230
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 41,751
Population in Familes 30,093
Population in Group Qrtrs 743
Population Density2 3,906
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $42,728
Average Household Income $55,036
Per Capita Income $21,933


Total Housing Units 18,432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,837 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,768 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,827 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $116,571
Average Home Value $133,084


Total Households 16,605
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 9,390
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.96% 0.93%
Households 0.89% 0.9%
Families 0.6% 0.73%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Grand Rapids, MI 49504 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49504 to the other 984 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 24 98th
Population Density # 73 93rd
Diversity Index # 46 95th
Median Household Income # 713 28th
Per Capita Income # 744 24th

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