Grand Rapids, Ohio

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Grand Rapids, Ohio

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High Points

Grand Rapids strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

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Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 14% Grand Rapids Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Grand Rapids, Ohio

Comparing Grand Rapids to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Racial Diversity 6 6
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Senior Citizens 4 5
Age of the Population 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 5 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Short Commute Times 3 2
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 6
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Grand Rapids Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 23 miles SW of Toledo, Ohio
County Wood
Metro Area Toledo
Standard Zip Codes 43522
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.411
Longitude -83.864

Grand Rapids Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
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Grand Rapids Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,002 100%
Male 476 47.5%
Female 526 52.5%
Under 18 249 24.9%
18+ 753 75.1%
65+ 139 13.9%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 2.98
White 974 97.2%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 16 1.6%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 2.9%

Estimated Grand Rapids Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 998
Growth -4
Growth % -0.4%

Grand Rapids 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 36.8%
US/American 12.7%
English 11.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
Irish 9.5%
Polish 4.4%
Scottish 3.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Swiss 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
French Canadian 0.9%
Hungarian 0.8%
Italian 0.5%
British 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grand Rapids 1,002 $50,982
Liberty Center 1,109 $46,302
McClure 761 $44,375
Milton Center 195 $42,083
Tontogany 364 $55,500
Weston 1,659 $44,861
Whitehouse 2,733 $66,050
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