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Cascade is a charter township in Kent County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.
The latitude of Cascade is 42.912N. The longitude is -85.498W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 663 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 15,107.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cascade 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 49512 ZIP code.
19% of Cascade residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cascade ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cascade was $39,470, compared with $21,587 nationally.
55% of Cascade residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cascade, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $817. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,563.
Kent County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cascade political report.
The average commute time for Cascade workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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