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East Grand Rapids is a city in Kent County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.

The latitude of East Grand Rapids is 42.941N. The longitude is -85.61W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 748 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,563.


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Median household income
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$84,772
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our East Grand Rapids demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.

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19% of East Grand Rapids residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Grand Rapids ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Grand Rapids was $41,388, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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71% of East Grand Rapids residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in East Grand Rapids, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $711.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,426.


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

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The average commute time for East Grand Rapids workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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