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Population (year 2000): 11,168. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,586 (-5.2% change)
Males: 5,275 (47.2%), Females: 5,893 (52.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $40,322 (year 2000)
Median house value: $111,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Grand Haven:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (24.1%), Dutch (23.2%), Irish (13.0%), English (12.8%), Polish (6.9%), French (5.2%).

New! Haven, Michigan forum

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 5.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Grand Haven

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Haven city

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

2.9% Foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -910 (-7.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI Wyoming, (37.6 miles pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (119.2 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (130.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI (1.9 miles Ferrysburg, Lake, MI (2.2 miles Spring MI (6.4 miles Fruitport, Shores, MI Norton (8.5 miles Heights, MI (10.2 miles Muskegon Park, MI (10.2 miles Roosevelt MI Muskegon, (11.8 miles Muskegon, MI (14.0 miles North


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $166,600

Latitude: 43.06 N, Longitude: 86.22 W

Area code: 616


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (27.1%), Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,776 (+60.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,505 (45.1%)


 

Crime in Grand Haven by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 17.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 12 4 8 15 11
    per 100,000 62.7 107.4 35.8 71.6 134.3 98.5
Robberies 1 1 1 1 2 2
    per 100,000 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 17.9 17.9
Assaults 22 29 19 24 19 9
    per 100,000 197.0 259.7 170.1 214.9 170.1 80.6
Burglaries 43 45 60 107 76 67
    per 100,000 385.0 402.9 537.2 958.1 680.5 599.9
Thefts 367 366 351 310 332 310
    per 100,000 3286.2 3277.2 3142.9 2775.8 2972.8 2775.8
Auto thefts 24 16 16 17 25 15
    per 100,000 214.9 143.3 143.3 152.2 223.9 134.3
260.7 268.4 225.8 264.6 277.6 224.7


Average climate in Grand Haven, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Grand Haven-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Grand Haven city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Dan Bylsma - NHL player (Anaheim Mighty Ducks, born: Sep 19, 1970).


Hospital/medical center in Grand Haven:
  • NORTH OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1309 SHELDON RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Grand Haven:
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF WESTERN MICHIGAN (about 13 miles; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • HOLLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; HOLLAND, MI)
  • ZEELAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; ZEELAND, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grand Haven:
  • MUSKEGON COUNTY (about 8 miles; MUSKEGON, MI; ID: MKG)
  • GERALD R. FORD INTERNATIONAL (about 51 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; ID: GRR)
  • KALAMAZOO/BATTLE CREEK INTERNATIONAL (about 74 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; ID: AZO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grand Haven:
  • GRAND HAVEN MEML AIRPARK (about 4 miles; GRAND HAVEN, MI; ID: 3GM)
  • FLYING-A-RANCH (about 8 miles; FRUITPORT, MI; ID: 39Z)
  • JABLONSKI (about 10 miles; NUNICA, MI; ID: 33C)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6 $33,356 $66,712 5 $4,565
Police Protection - Officers 35 $147,448 $50,553 4 $5,322
Police - Other 4 $10,831 $32,493 0 $0
Firefighters 1 $3,126 $37,512 5 $4,160
Streets and Highways 7 $21,381 $36,653 0 $0
Water Transport and Terminals 1 $3,416 $40,992 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 6 $19,109 $38,218 0 $0
Financial Administration 17 $45,248 $31,939 0 $0
Transit 15 $37,239 $29,791 13 $15,640
Sewerage 10 $34,149 $40,978 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $12,892 $38,676 0 $0
Water Supply 10 $31,071 $37,285 0 $0
Electric Power 62 $250,319 $48,448 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 23 $53,984 $28,165 5 $5,703
Totals for Government 201 $703,569 $42,004 32 $35,391


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Haven:
  • MUSKEGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MUSKEGON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,365)
  • GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; ALLENDALE, MI; FT enrollment: 15,124)
  • HOPE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; HOLLAND, MI; FT enrollment: 2,918)
  • GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 7,590)
  • AQUINAS COLLEGE (about 43 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • CALVIN COLLEGE (about 48 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 4,148)
  • KALAMAZOO VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; FT enrollment: 5,017)
Public high schools in Grand Haven:
  • GRAND HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,994; Location: 17001 FERRIS STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 106 S. 6TH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Grand Haven:
  • LAKESHORE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 95; Location: 13664 LAKESHORE DR.; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Grand Haven:
  • WHITE PINES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 757; Location: 1400 S. GRIFFIN STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAKESHORE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 900 S. CUTLER STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PEACH PLAINS SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 15849 COMSTOCK STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROSY MOUND SCHOOL (Students: 413; Location: 14016 LAKESHORE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FERRY SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 1050 PENNOYER AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MARY A. WHITE SCHOOL (Students: 352; Location: 1400 WISCONSIN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GRIFFIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 1700 S. GRIFFIN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ROBINSON SCHOOL (Students: 327; Location: 11801 120TH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Grand Haven:
  • GRAND HAVEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 417; Location: 1102 GRANT STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 146; Location: 525 TAYLOR STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Grand Haven:
  • LOUTIT DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,472,163; Location: 407 COLUMBUS STREET; 85,104 books; 3,654 audio materials; 3,654 video materials; 117 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Grand Haven: Fricke Marine Service (A), Grand Haven Municipal Marine (B), Grand Valley Marina (C), North Shore Marina Incorporated (D), The Wharf Marina Incorporated (E), Corps of Engineers Boatyard (F).

Cemetery: Lake Forest Cemetery (1).

Parks in Grand Haven include: Mulligans Hollow Park (1), Hatton Park (2), Bolt Park (3), Robinson Park (4), Grand Haven State Park (5), Sluka Park (6), Eastern Park (7), Kelly Park (8), Bicentennial Memorial Park (9).


Grand Haven compared to Michigan state average:
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Haven:
  • WGHN (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WGVS (850 AM; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMUS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMFN (640 AM; 1 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Haven:
  • WGHN-FM (92.1 FM; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUS-FM (106.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLCS (98.3 FM; NORTH MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMRR (101.7 FM; MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHZ (107.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W215AS (90.9 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCXT (105.3 FM; HART, MI; Owner: WATERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; ALLENDALE, MI; Owner: BD OF CONTROL,GRAND VALLEY ST UNIV.)
  • WEFG-FM (97.5 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGVS-FM (95.3 FM; WHITEHALL, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYVN (92.7 FM; SAUGATUCK, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Haven:
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOMS-CA (Channel 29; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W67DN (Channel 67; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMKG-LP (Channel 38; NORTON SHORES, MI; Owner: KELLEY ENTERPRISES)

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