Population and Demographics
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|Growth Rate for Past 5 Years (2014-2019)||4.3%||3.7%|
|Civilian Labor Force (2019)||574,584||825,594|
|Average Earnings (2019)||$54,300||$56,700|
|Gross Regional Product (2019)||$65,200,000,000||$83,400,000,000|
Race and Ethnicity - West Michigan Region** (2019)
Race and Ethnicity - Grand Rapids-Wyoming* MSA (2019)
Age Distribution Grand Rapids-Wyoming* MSA (2019)
Age Distribution West Michigan Region** (2019)
Educational Attainment (2019)
|Graduate Degree and Higher||11.0%||9.0%|
|High School Diploma||28.0%||31.0%|
|Less Than 9th Grade||4.0%||5.0%|
Languages Spoken (2018)
|Speak only English||498,527|
|Other & Unspecified Languages||3,556|
|Other Indo-European Languages||3,103|
|German or other West Germanic Languages||2,876|
|Other Asian & Pacific Island Languages||2,841|
|Russian, Polish, or other Slavic Languages||2,252|
|French, Haitian, or Cajun||1,678|
|Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)||1,199|
|Tagalog (incl. Filipino)||848|
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.