Grand Haven is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 11,062 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Grand Haven is the 109th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Grand Haven was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Grand Haven real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Grand Haven house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Grand Haven isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grand Haven are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grand Haven is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grand Haven who work in office and administrative support (13.29%), sales jobs (11.14%), and management occupations (9.81%).
Also of interest is that Grand Haven has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Grand Haven is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.76% of adults in Grand Haven have a college degree.
The per capita income in Grand Haven in 2010 was $27,433, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,732 for a family of four. However, Grand Haven contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grand Haven home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grand Haven residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Grand Haven include Dutch, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Grand Haven is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.