Grand Blanc, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Grand Blanc, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Grand Blanc had a population of 7,798 as of July 1, 2017. Grand Blanc 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 Grand Blanc is located at latitude 42.9285 and longitude -83.6169 in Genesee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grand Blanc (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Genesee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 840 feet.

The City of Grand Blanc (GNIS ID: 1626367) 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 Grand Blanc population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 7,798
Daytime Population: Workers 4,616
Daytime Population: Residents 4,477
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,093
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 7,658
Population in Familes 5,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density2 2,158
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $54,140
Average Household Income $78,945
Per Capita Income $34,804


Total Housing Units 3,669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,841 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,549 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 279 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $162,955
Average Home Value $195,367


Total Households 3,390
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,008
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 -0.82% -0.59%
Households -0.7% -0.55%
Families -0.99% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Grand Blanc, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Blanc to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 134 81st
Population Density # 125 82nd
Diversity Index # 103 85th
Median Household Income # 179 74th
Per Capita Income # 89 87th

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