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Population (year 2000): 7,764. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,277 (+6.6% change)
Males: 3,613 (46.5%), Females: 4,151 (53.5%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $28,991 (year 2000)
Median house value: $78,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Grand Rapids:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.1%)
  • American Indian (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (28.5%), Norwegian (15.7%), Irish (12.2%), Swedish (10.7%), English (8.3%), French (5.9%).

New! Rapids, Minnesota forum

Elevation: 1290 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Grand Rapids

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Rapids city

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

2.0% Foreign born (0.7% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.6% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -343 (-4.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MN Duluth, (102.0 miles pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MN Minneapolis, (157.9 miles pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (548.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Prairie, MN (2.5 miles La MN (6.6 miles Cohasset, MN (7.8 miles Coleraine, MN (9.1 miles Bovey, MN (12.8 miles Taconite, MN (17.1 miles Marble, City, MN (17.5 miles Hill MN (18.5 miles Calumet,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 12 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $131,600

Latitude: 47.23 N, Longitude: 93.53 W

Area code: 218


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.5%), Retail trade (13.9%), Manufacturing (12.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,393 (+82.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,487 (76.2%)


 

Crime in Grand Rapids by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 0 2 1
    per 100,000 38.6 0.0 25.8 12.9
Robberies 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 12.9 0.0 12.9
Assaults 7 7 8 1
    per 100,000 90.2 90.2 103.0 12.9
Burglaries 7 10 9 11
    per 100,000 90.2 128.8 115.9 141.7
Thefts 42 9 21 16
    per 100,000 541.0 115.9 270.5 206.1
Auto thefts 3 10 3 11
    per 100,000 38.6 128.8 38.6 141.7
64.5 45.9 52.9 41.1


Average climate in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Grand Rapids-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Grand Rapids city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Todd Rohloff - NHL player (Tampa Bay Lightning, born: Jan 16, 1974), Eric Webb - College basketball player (Furman Paladins).


Main business address for: ASV INC /MN/ (CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY & EQUIP).


Hospital/medical center in Grand Rapids:
  • ITASCA MEMORIAL CENTER (126 1ST AVE S E)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Grand Rapids:
  • DEER RIVER HEALTHCARE CENTER (about 25 miles; DEER RIVER, MN)
  • NORTHERN ITASCA HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 31 miles; BIGFORK, MN)
  • UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER-MESABI (about 43 miles; HIBBING, MN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grand Rapids:
  • GRAND RAPIDS/ITASCA CO-GORDON NEWSTROM FLD (about 4 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; ID: GPZ)
  • CHISHOLM-HIBBING (about 50 miles; HIBBING, MN; ID: HIB)
  • BRAINERD LAKES RGNL (about 72 miles; BRAINERD, MN; ID: BRD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grand Rapids:
  • HILL CITY-QUADNA MOUNTAIN (about 20 miles; HILL CITY, MN; ID: 07Y)
  • REMER MUNI (about 29 miles; REMER, MN; ID: 52Y)
  • BOWSTRING (about 32 miles; BOWSTRING, MN; ID: 9Y0)

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
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $3,835 $46,020 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   28 $30,332
Financial Administration 4 $14,181 $42,543 0 $0
Other Government Administration 12 $31,173 $31,173 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 16 $64,950 $48,712 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $11,570 $34,710 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $45,079 $38,639 4 $5,444
Airports 3 $9,414 $37,656 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $13,842 $33,220 5 $8,646
Parks and Recreation 6 $20,650 $41,300 34 $15,921
Totals for Government 65 $214,694 $39,635 71 $60,343


College/University in Grand Rapids:
  • ITASCA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 843; Location: 1851 HWY 169 E; Public; Website: WWW.IT.CC.MN.US)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Rapids:
  • CENTRAL LAKES COLLEGE-BRAINERD (about 75 miles; BRAINERD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,364)
  • NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE-BEMIDJI (about 95 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; FT enrollment: 3,761)
  • BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; FT enrollment: 3,562)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 98 miles; DULUTH, MN; FT enrollment: 2,512)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 105 miles; DULUTH, MN; FT enrollment: 8,224)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 107 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; FT enrollment: 2,436)
  • SAINT CLOUD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 124 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,183)
Public high schools in Grand Rapids:
  • GRAND RAPIDS SR. (Students: 1,306; Location: 800 CONIFER DR. N.W.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GRAND RAPIDS ALC (Students: 68; Location: 1851 E. HWY. 169; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • SUCCESS PROGRAM (Students: 10; Location: 820 NW 1 AVE; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • NORTHLAND EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Students: 9; Location: 800 CONIFER DR NW; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Grand Rapids:
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 523 7TH AVENUE NW; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Grand Rapids:
  • GRAND RAPIDS MID. (Students: 799; Location: 902 N POKEGAMA AV; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTHWEST EL. (Students: 303; Location: 601 S.W. 7TH ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MURPHY EL. (Students: 301; Location: 403 E. 8TH ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FOREST LAKE EL. (Students: 291; Location: 7TH AVE. W. & 8TH ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RIVERVIEW EL. (Students: 180; Location: 300 4TH ST. S.E.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 55; Location: 1217 SE 2ND AVE.; Grades: PK - PK)
  • MIDDLE AREA LEARNING CTR. (Students: 36; Location: 902 N. POKEGAMA AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ITASKIN JUVENILE CENTER (Students: 27; Location: 820 NW FIRST AVE.; Grades: 01 - 12)
  • QUAD COUNTY VOCATIONAL PROJECT (Location: 1851 E. HWY 169; Grades: 00 - 00)
  • QUAD COUNTY TELECOMM PROJECT (Location: 1851 E. HWY 169; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Grand Rapids:
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 614 SECOND AVENUE NW; Grades: KG - 6)
  • ITASCA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 63; Location: 707 17TH AVE. N.W.; Grades: 4 - 11)
  • CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 510 GOLF COURSE RD; Grades: KG - 9)
Library in Grand Rapids:
  • GRAND RAPIDS AREA LIBRARY (Operating income: $757,303; Location: 140 NE 2ND STREET; 60,676 books; 1,468 audio materials; 2,135 video materials; 247 serial subscriptions)

Lakes and reservoirs: Sylvan, Lake (A), Crystal Lake (B), McKinney Lake (C), Hale Lake (D), Forest Lake (E), Lily Lake (F), Sylvan Lake (G), Paper Mill Reservoir (H).

Parks in Grand Rapids include: Riverside Park (1), Blandin Park (2), Murhunt Park (3).


Grand Rapids compared to Minnesota state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Rapids:
  • KOZY (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Rapids:
  • K281AB (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K297AD (107.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KMFY (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAXE (91.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: NORTHERN COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • K236AD (95.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBAJ (105.5 FM; DEER RIVER, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KGPZ (96.1 FM; COLERAINE, MN; Owner: LATTO NORTHLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K209DS (89.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Rapids:
  • K29EB (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K61BH (Channel 61; DEER RIVER, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K59BQ (Channel 59; DEER RIVER, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)

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