Population and Demographics
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|Growth Rate for Past 5 Years (2013-2017)||4.0%||2.7%|
|Civilian Labor Force||573,379||826,593|
|Gross Regional Product (2016)||$56,500,000,000||$73,000,000,000|
Race and Ethnicity - West Michigan Region** (2017)
Race and Ethnicity - Grand Rapids-Wyoming* MSA (2017)
Age Distribution Grand Rapids-Wyoming* MSA (2017)
Age Distribution West Michigan Region** (2017)
Educational Attainment (2017)
|Graduate Degree and Higher||10.0%||9.0%|
|High School Diploma||28.0%||31.0%|
|Less Than 9th Grade||4.0%||4.0%|
|Speak only English||1,205,180|
Citations and Data Sources
*The MSA consists of the following counties: Barry, Kent, Montcalm, and Ottawa.
**The West Michigan region consists of the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, and Ottawa.
***The CSA consists of the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, and Newaygo.
Languages Spoken: U.S. Census Bureau
All other data: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) / www.economicmodeling.com.