Ravenna, Michigan

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Ravenna, Michigan

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Ravenna Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Ravenna People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Ravenna, Michigan

Comparing Ravenna 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 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 3 4
Racial Diversity 3 1
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 8 7
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 6
Short Commute Times 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


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

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Ravenna Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NW of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Muskegon
Metro Area Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland
Standard Zip Codes 49451
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.189
Longitude -85.936

Ravenna Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15 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 16.5 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 28.5 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
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Ravenna Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,206 100%
Male 574 47.6%
Female 632 52.4%
Under 18 363 30.1%
18+ 843 69.9%
65+ 143 11.9%
Median Age 33.2
Average Family Size 3.16
White 1,173 97.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 15 1.2%
Mixed Race 12 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1.7%

Estimated Ravenna Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,238
Growth 32
Growth % 2.7%

Ravenna 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 18.9%
German 16%
Dutch 12%
English 11%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Irish 6.7%
Polish 6%
French (except Basque) 4.5%
Italian 2.4%
Swedish 2.3%
French Canadian 2%
Finnish 1.6%
Belgian 1.6%
Lebanese 1.4%
Swiss 1.3%
European 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Norwegian 0.7%
Hungarian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ravenna 1,206 $51,458
Casnovia 315 $47,188
Coopersville 3,910 $55,226
Fruitport 1,124 $54,917
Grant 881 $44,583
Kent City 1,061 $42,375
Sparta 4,159 $45,822
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Ravenna High Schools (2004)

Serves 446 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

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