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Population (year 2000): 16,263. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,711 (+2.8% change)
Males: 7,910 (48.6%), Females: 8,353 (51.4%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $47,570 (year 2000)
Median house value: $122,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Grandville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Dutch (37.3%), German (18.6%), English (10.7%), Irish (7.4%), Polish (6.0%), United States (5.6%).

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Elevation: 604 feet

Land area: 7.4 square miles

Grandville,

For population 25 years and over in Grandville

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grandville city

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

2.6% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +580 (+3.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI Wyoming, (4.0 miles pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wayne, IN Fort (133.5 miles pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (151.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI Wyoming, (4.0 miles MI (5.0 miles Jenison, MI (6.8 miles Walker, Center, MI (6.8 miles Byron MI (7.7 miles Hudsonville, MI (7.8 miles Cutlerville, Rapids, MI Grand (7.9 miles MI Kentwood, (10.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 72 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 1997: 68 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 1998: 76 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2000: 76 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2001: 80 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2002: 81 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2003: 89 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2005: 74 buildings, average cost: $102,800

Latitude: 42.90 N, Longitude: 85.76 W


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.1%), Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Retail trade (13.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,220 (+25.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,082 (24.3%)


 

Crime in Grandville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.1
Rapes 16 8 12 19 13 12
    per 100,000 98.4 49.2 73.8 116.8 79.9 73.8
Robberies 5 5 4 3 11 3
    per 100,000 30.7 30.7 24.6 18.4 67.6 18.4
Assaults 18 14 16 28 20 17
    per 100,000 110.7 86.1 98.4 172.2 123.0 104.5
Burglaries 76 51 108 114 88 283
    per 100,000 467.3 313.6 664.1 701.0 541.1 1740.1
Thefts 363 633 800 903 912 840
    per 100,000 2232.1 3892.3 4919.1 5552.5 5607.8 5165.1
Auto thefts 37 27 19 33 28 25
    per 100,000 227.5 166.0 116.8 202.9 172.2 153.7
210.9 237.0 309.2 374.1 352.8 402.8


Average climate in Grandville, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Grandville,

Grandville-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Grandville city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Marcus Vanderheide - College basketball player (Canisius Golden Griffins).


Main business address for: X RITE INC (PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Grandville:
  • PINE REST CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • MARY FREE BED HOSPTIAL (about 8 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • SAINT MARY'S MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grandville:
  • GERALD R. FORD INTERNATIONAL (about 17 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; ID: GRR)
  • MUSKEGON COUNTY (about 38 miles; MUSKEGON, MI; ID: MKG)
  • KALAMAZOO/BATTLE CREEK INTERNATIONAL (about 49 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; ID: AZO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grandville:
  • RIVERVIEW (about 4 miles; JENISON, MI; ID: 08C)
  • OTTAWA EXECUTIVE (about 13 miles; ZEELAND, MI; ID: Z98)
  • PAUL C. MILLER-SPARTA (about 16 miles; SPARTA, MI; ID: 8D4)

Amtrak station near Grandville:
  • 7 miles: GRAND RAPIDS (MARKET & WEALTHY STS.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

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 and Unallocable 5 $18,261 $43,826 1 $547
Other Government Administration 3 $15,099 $60,396 0 $0
Streets and Highways 10 $42,781 $51,337 0 $0
Correction 4 $13,357 $40,071 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,420 $29,040 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $18,173 $36,346 1 $421
Police Protection - Officers 28 $119,616 $51,264 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $10,193 $30,579 0 $0
Firefighters 8 $25,972 $38,958 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $17,433 $23,244 4 $3,463
Water Supply 2 $9,686 $58,116 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $8,511 $51,066 0 $0
Sewerage 12 $45,053 $45,053 0 $0
Totals for Government 94 $346,555 $44,241 6 $4,430


College/University in Grandville:
  • THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL OF THE PROTESTANT REFORM CHURCH (Location: 4949 IVANREST AVE SW; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grandville:
  • GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Full-time enrollment: 7,590)
  • AQUINAS COLLEGE (about 10 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; ALLENDALE, MI; FT enrollment: 15,124)
  • CALVIN COLLEGE (about 15 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 4,148)
  • HOPE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; HOLLAND, MI; FT enrollment: 2,918)
  • MUSKEGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; MUSKEGON, MI; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • KALAMAZOO VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; FT enrollment: 5,017)
Public high schools in Grandville:
  • GRANDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,854; Location: 4700 CANAL AVENUE SW; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ORION JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 153; Location: 4900 CANAL SW; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Grandville:
  • CALVIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 968; Location: 3750 IVANREST ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Grandville:
  • GRANDVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 918; Location: 3535 WILSON AVENUE SW; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • GRAND VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 611; Location: 3701 52ND STREET SW; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW JUNIOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 3100 OTTAWA AVENUE SW; Grades: 02 - 06)
  • SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: 3650 NAVAHO STREET SW; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CENTURY PARK LEARNING CENTER (Students: 368; Location: 5710 KENOWA AVENUE SW; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 309; Location: 3777 AARON AVENUE SW; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 3413 30TH STREET SW; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 4052 PRAIRIE STREET SW; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Grandville:
  • GRANDVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 3934 WILSON AVE SW; Grades: KG - 6)
  • TRI UNITY CHRISTIAN MIDDLE SCH (Students: 137; Location: 5140 IVANREST AVENUE; Grades: 6 - 8)

Churches in Grandville include: Zion Church (A), Saint Pius Church (B), Bethel Church (C).

Cemetery: Wyoming Cemetery (1).

Creeks: Buck Creek (A), Rush Creek (B).


Grandville compared to Michigan state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Grandville:
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYGR (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WYOMING, MI; Owner: WYGR BROADCASTING)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WBBL (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUR (1570 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI)
  • WTKG (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WMFN (640 AM; 1 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNWZ (1410 AM; 1 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grandville:
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W214AY (90.7 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; WALKER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WYCE (88.1 FM; WYOMING, MI; Owner: GRAND RAPIDS CABLE ACCESS CENTER)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYG (89.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Grandville:
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXSP-CA (Channel 15; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W48CL (Channel 48; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOLP-CA (Channel 27; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W19BA (Channel 19; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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