Grand Rapids is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 999 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grand Rapids is the 574th largest community in Ohio.
Grand Rapids real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Grand Rapids house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Grand Rapids is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grand Rapids is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grand Rapids who work in office and administrative support (13.06%), management occupations (11.84%), and healthcare (7.76%).
Also of interest is that Grand Rapids has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Grand Rapids is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Grand Rapids really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Grand Rapids perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The education level of Grand Rapids citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.28% of adults in Grand Rapids have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grand Rapids in 2010 was $26,571, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,284 for a family of four. However, Grand Rapids contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grand Rapids home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grand Rapids residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grand Rapids include Irish, English, French , and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Grand Rapids is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.