Grand Haven, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Grand Haven, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Grand Haven had a population of 11,171 as of July 1, 2018. Grand Haven ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grand Haven is located at latitude 43.0552 and longitude -86.2242 in Ottawa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grand Haven (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.77 sq. miles and a water area of 1.59 sq. miles. Ottawa County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 604 feet.

The City of Grand Haven (GNIS ID: 1626369) 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.

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Grand Haven, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,171
Population in Households 10,983
Population in Familes 8,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density2 1,936
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $50,193
Average Household Income $65,532
Per Capita Income $30,291


Total Housing Units 6,299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,255 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,902 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,142 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $143,516
Average Home Value $200,776


Total Households 5,157
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 2,931
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.86% 0.97%
Households 0.95% 1.04%
Families 0.91% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Grand Haven, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Haven to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 90 87th
Population Density # 147 79th
Diversity Index # 336 52nd
Median Household Income # 290 58th
Per Capita Income # 166 76th

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