Community Profiles

Grand Rapids is the county seat and largest city in Itasca County. Its central location makes it a commercial hub for Itasca County and many areas beyond, and its economy combines a strong industrial base with flourishing tourism and retail sectors. It is home to Grand Rapids High School, Itasca Community College, and a wealth of cultural opportunities for a community of its size.

Grand Rapids

Population

Total Population

11,519

Population
Growth Rate

0.58%

Median Age

43

Diversity Index

17.300

Housing & Income

Households

4,920

Total Housing Units

5,234


Owner Occupied

3,035

Renter Occupied

1,885

Vacant

314

Median Home Value

$159,152


Average Home Value

$174,160

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.63%


Per Capita Income

0.66%

Income Projection

Median Household

$41,375 $41,158


Average Household

$54,329 $56,009


Per Capita

$23,346 $24,126

Workforce

Total Businesses

964

Total Employed

10,532

Workers 16+

5,039

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

136

Employed

2,826

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

157

Employed

1,377

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

51

Employed

887

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

28

Employed

838

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

43

Employed

808

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

52

Employed

748

Some
High School

328

Graduated
High School

1,860

Associates
Degree

1,097

Bachelor's
Degree

1,456

Graduate
Degree

654

Average Commute Time

16 min.



Resident Commuters

4,645

Non-Resident Commuters

368

Drive Alone

4,006

Carpooled

381

Public

70

Work At Home

264


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