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Grand Rapids, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Grand Rapids had a population of 921 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Grand Rapids is located at latitude 41.412 and longitude -83.8644 in Wood County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Grand Rapids encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Wood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 659 feet.

The Village of Grand Rapids (GNIS ID: 2398187) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Grand Rapids is located within Township of Grand Rapids, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wood County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grand Rapids: Gilberts Mill, Gilead, Granada.


Grand Rapids, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 921 (100%)
Population in Households 890 (96.6%)
Population in Families 696 (75.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 31 ( 3.4%)
Population Density 1,045
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $64,677
Average Household Income $78,781
% of Income for Mortgage4 8%
Per Capita Income $31,375
Wealth Index5 72


Total HU (Housing Units) 429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $127,247
Average Home Value $146,958
Housing Affordability Index3 295


Total Households 367
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 231
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.45% -0.24%
Households -0.47% -0.27%
Families -0.61% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.31%


Grand Rapids, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Rapids to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 691 43rd
Population Density # 711 42nd
Median Household Income # 367 70th
Housing Affordability Index # 1032 85th
Per Capita Income # 378 69th
Diversity Index # 400 67th

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