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Covered bridge over the Thornapple River
Covered bridge over the Thornapple River
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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.


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Median household income
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$83,357
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ada demographic reports
Ada is at the junction of the Grand and Thornapple rivers
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks

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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.

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51% of Ada residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Ada, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $906.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,398.


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Kent County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ada political report.

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The average commute time for Ada workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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