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Ada is a township in Kent County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.
The community was named after the daughter of postmaster Sidney Smith
The latitude of Ada is 42.954N. The longitude is -85.488W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 758 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,882.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ada demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kent County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Grand Rapids area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49546 ZIP code.
21% of Ada residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ada ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ada was $37,840, compared with $21,587 nationally.
51% of Ada residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ada, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $906. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,398.
Kent County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ada political report.
The average commute time for Ada workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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