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Grand Rapids, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Grand Rapids had a population of 11,450 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Grand Rapids is located at latitude 47.2375 and longitude -93.5322 in Itasca County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grand Rapids (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.53 sq. miles and a water area of 1.88 sq. miles. Itasca County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,289 feet.

The City of Grand Rapids (GNIS ID: 2394953) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Grand Rapids, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,450
Population in Households 10,766
Population in Familes 7,848
Population in Group Qrtrs 684
Population Density2 508
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $52,354
Average Household Income $68,834
Per Capita Income $29,861


Total Housing Units 5,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,128 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,721 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 328 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $156,702
Average Home Value $176,407


Total Households 4,849
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 2,759
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.63% 0.53%
Households 0.6% 0.53%
Families 0.57% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Grand Rapids, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Rapids to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 93 90th
Population Density # 489 46th
Diversity Index # 364 60th
Median Household Income # 574 37th
Per Capita Income # 427 53rd

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