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Grand Blanc is a charter township in Genesee County, in the Flint metro area.
The community was named for a trader, who was called Big White (Grand Blanc) by the Native Americans.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Grand Blanc. For links to other places called Grand Blanc, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Grand Blanc is 42.911N. The longitude is -83.627W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 29,827.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Grand Blanc demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Genesee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48507 ZIP code.
20% of Grand Blanc residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grand Blanc ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grand Blanc was $27,510, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Grand Blanc residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Grand Blanc, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $536. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,108.
Genesee County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grand Blanc political report.
The average commute time for Grand Blanc workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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