Grant, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Grant Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Grant Public Transportation Use
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Grant Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Grant, Michigan

Comparing Grant 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 5
College Educated Adults 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 3 3
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
Affordability of Rents 9 10
People Living Alone 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6

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Grant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles N of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Newaygo
Standard Zip Codes 49327
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.336
Longitude -85.81

Grant Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Distance 27.7 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 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Grant Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 881 100%
Male 408 46.3%
Female 473 53.7%
Under 18 261 29.6%
18+ 620 70.4%
65+ 161 18.3%
Median Age 32.4
Average Family Size 3.22
White 838 95.1%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 18 2%
Mixed Race 20 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 91 10.3%

Estimated Grant Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 885
Growth 4
Growth % 0.5%

Grant 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
US/American 22.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.2%
German 15%
Dutch 13.8%
English 8.3%
Irish 3.7%
Danish 3.2%
Swedish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Scottish 1.9%
French Canadian 1.2%
Italian 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
Norwegian 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
Swiss 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grant 881 $44,583
Casnovia 315 $47,188
Fremont 4,224 $42,578
Kent City 1,061 $42,375
Newaygo 1,670 $36,023
Ravenna 1,206 $51,458
Sparta 4,159 $45,822

Grant Public Libraries

Grant Area District Library
Grant, Michigan
(231) 834-5713
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Grant High Schools (2004)

Serves 705 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.6

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