Grand Rapids, MI 49534 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 49534: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Acceptable Alternative
Walker, MI 49534

Not Acceptable, USPS
GR, MI 49534
Standale, MI 49534

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 535
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,150
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,950
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.977, Longitude -85.769
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 49534 has segments in 2 Counties (Kent, Ottawa).

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Grand Rapids, MI 49534 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,263
Daytime Population: Workers 12,480
Daytime Population: Residents 10,566
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,046
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 23,207
Population in Familes 18,699
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 658
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $59,884
Average Household Income $75,987
Per Capita Income $30,213


Total Housing Units 9,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,510 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,719 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 480 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $171,020
Average Home Value $188,245


Total Households 9,229
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 6,024
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 0.81% 0.86%
Households 0.81% 0.86%
Families 0.6% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Grand Rapids, MI 49534 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 49534 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 # 150 85th
Population Density # 257 74th
Diversity Index # 399 60th
Median Household Income # 198 80th
Per Capita Income # 230 77th

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