Grand Rapids, MI 49508 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49508: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Acceptable Alternative
Kentwood, MI 49508
Wyoming, MI 49508

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cutlerville, MI 49508
GR, MI 49508

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 835
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,792
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,887
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.874, Longitude -85.625
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Grand Rapids, MI 49508 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 41,213
Population in Households 40,715
Population in Familes 33,384
Population in Group Qrtrs 498
Population Density1 3,493
Diversity Index2 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 15,750
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 10,627
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,628 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,122 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,029 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $140,440
Average Home Value $159,631
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,696
Average Household Income $64,640
Per Capita Income $25,039
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 1.02%
Households 0.64% 1.0%
Families 0.48% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.

Grand Rapids, MI 49508 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49508 to the other 987 ZIP Codes 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 # 29 97th
Population Density1 # 89 91st
Diversity Index2 # 36 96th
Median Household Income # 326 67th
Per Capita Income # 414 58th

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