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Overview

Introduction to Grandville, Michigan

Grandville, Michigan, in Kent county, is 2 miles W of Wyoming, Michigan and 108 miles E of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city is part of the Grand Rapids - Muskegon - Holland metropolitan statistical area.

Grandville History

The Ottawa Native American tribe once resided in this area along the Grand River. Luther Lincoln was the first white settler and visited Grandville in 1832. Later on, Lincoln bought land from the White Pigeon land office and established a settlement. The Chicago and Northwestern Railroad entered the area and a station was built in 1872. Grandville was incorporated as a city in 1933. It was named after the Grand River.

Grandville and nearby Attractions

  • John Ball Zoological Garden
  • Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum
  • Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium
  • Public Museum of Grand Rapids
  • Heritage Hill Historic District

Things To Do In Grandville

In Grandville, one can also spend leisure time at the RiverTown Crossings, which is the largest shopping mall in the Grand Rapids area. The Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum, Grand Rapids Art Museum and the Children's Museum are also nearby.

Grandville Transportation

International flights are available from Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

Grandville Higher Education

Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University, Aquinas College and Calvin College are close to the city of Grandville.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,842
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+8,062
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married50.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.9%
Median Earnings25+$34,971
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,071
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,411

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,819
% Above Poverty Level92.4%
% Below Poverty Level7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone26.2%
Median Gross Rent$714
Median House Value$139,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.3%
Polish9.1%
Irish8.8%
English7.5%
French Except Basque4.6%
Swedish2.4%
Italian2.3%
Norwegian1.8%
Scottish1.5%
Canadian1.5%
Greek1.1%
Danishn1%
Syrian0.6%
Arab0.6%
West Indian0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Haitian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Welsh0.1%
German0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Grandville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kent County
Standard Zip Codes49418
P.O. Box Zip Codes49468
Phone Area Codes616
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.9
Approximate Longitude-85.75

Grandville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationGRAND RAPIDS INTL AP
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip37.1 inches
StationALLEGAN 5 NE
Distance22.6 miles
Jan Temp14 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip40.4 inches
StationGRAND HAVEN FIRE DEPT
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 30 F
Apr Temp36 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 79 F
Oct Temp43 to 59 F
Annual Precip32.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
East Grand Rapids11,297$128,704
Grand Rapids193,887$51,495
Hudsonville7,278$64,593
Kentwood50,761$60,307
Walker24,458$70,208
Wyoming74,692$56,114

Grandville Public Schools

Grandville Central Elementary School
4052 Prairie St Sw
ZIP: 49418
(616) 254-6010
Primary
Total Enrollment 198
Grandville East Elementary School
3413 30th St Sw
ZIP: 49418
(616) 254-6080
Primary
Total Enrollment 336
Grandville High School
4700 Canal Ave Sw
ZIP: 49418
(616) 254-6433
High
Total Enrollment 1859
Grandville Middle School
3535 Wilson Ave Sw
ZIP: 49418
(616) 254-6610
Middle
Total Enrollment 867
Grandville South Elementary School
3650 Navaho St Sw
ZIP: 49418
(616) 254-6211
Primary
Total Enrollment 388
Grandville West Elementary School
3777 Aaron Ave Sw
ZIP: 49418
(616) 254-6250
Primary
Total Enrollment 377

Grandville Private Schools

Calvin Christian High School
3750 Ivanrest Ave Sw
ZIP: 49418
Secondary
Total Enrollment 372
Calvin Christian Middle School
3740 Ivanrest Ave Sw
ZIP: 49418
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
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