Fruitport, Michigan

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Fruitport, Michigan

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High Points

Fruitport strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

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Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Fruitport Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Fruitport Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Fruitport Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Fruitport People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Fruitport, Michigan

Comparing Fruitport to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 6 8
Racial Diversity 5 4
Senior Citizens 4 5
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 10
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
People Above Poverty 8 8
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
People Living Alone 4 3
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Affordability of Rents 2 1

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Fruitport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NW of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Muskegon
Metro Area Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
Standard Zip Codes 49415
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.131
Longitude -86.154

Fruitport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 30 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 79 F
Oct Temp 43 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
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Fruitport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,124 100%
Male 563 50.1%
Female 561 49.9%
Under 18 276 24.6%
18+ 848 75.4%
65+ 154 13.7%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 3.03
White 1,102 98%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 7 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 1.4%

Estimated Fruitport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,087
Growth -37
Growth % -3.3%

Fruitport Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 19.6%
Dutch 15.7%
English 9.3%
Irish 8.1%
US/American 7.7%
French (except Basque) 6.6%
Polish 6.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
Swedish 3.7%
Norwegian 3.2%
Italian 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Scottish 1.4%
Danish 1.4%
European 1%
French Canadian 0.9%
Lebanese 0.8%
Belgian 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
British 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Austrian 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fruitport 1,124 $54,917
Ferrysburg 3,040 $65,231
Grand Haven 11,168 $50,000
Muskegon Heights 12,049 $26,144
Norton Shores 22,527 $53,447
Roosevelt Park 3,890 $47,043
Spring Lake 2,514 $44,797
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Fruitport High Schools (2004)

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Serves 960 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

A Title I School.
Serves 724 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.6

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