Find the right home in the right place

Grand Rapids, Michigan Population by Race and Ethnicity - CLRSearch

Grand Rapids, Michigan Population by Race and Ethnicity

Grand Rapids, Michigan Population by Race and Ethnicity


2012 Population by Race and Ethnicity Grand Rapids, MI Michigan United States
Population by Race
White Population 62.89% 78.38% 71.71%
Black or African American Population 22.4% 14.44% 12.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native Population 0.8% 0.65% 0.96%
Asian Population 2.09% 2.58% 5.3%
Multi-racial Population 4.55% 2.52% 3.13%
Other Population 7.27% 1.43% 6.05%
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic Population 16.12% 4.69% 16.91%
Non Hispanic Population 83.88% 95.31% 83.09%

Race versus Ethnicity: According to the Census, race and ethnicity are considered two separate and distinct identities. Hispanic or Latino origin is asked as a separate question and categorized under ethnicity. In addition to their race and/or races, all respondents are categorized by one of two ethnicities, which are "Hispanic" and "Non Hispanic."

Hispanic Ethnicity: According to the Census, people of Hispanic origin, were those who indicated that their origin was Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or some other Hispanic origin. It should be noted that people of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Demographic Information FAQ



Grand Rapids, Michigan Demographics Summary