Grand Ledge is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,789 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Grand Ledge is the 148th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grand Ledge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grand Ledge is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Grand Ledge who work in office and administrative support (20.07%), food service (9.42%), and teaching (8.57%).
The percentage of people in Grand Ledge who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.91% of adults in Grand Ledge have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grand Ledge in 2010 was $27,623, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,492 for a family of four. However, Grand Ledge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grand Ledge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grand Ledge residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Grand Ledge include Irish, English, Dutch, and French .
The most common language spoken in Grand Ledge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.