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

11,448

Population
Growth Rate

0.57%

Median Age

43

Diversity Index

16.300

Housing & Income

Households

4,865

Total Housing Units

5,193


Owner Occupied

3,077

Renter Occupied

1,788

Vacant

328

Median Home Value

$161,846


Average Home Value

$178,727

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.58%


Per Capita Income

2.07%

Income Projection

Median Household

$42,287 $45,376


Average Household

$55,666 $61,704


Per Capita

$23,801 $26,372

Workforce

Total Businesses

959

Total Employed

10,055

Workers 16+

5,223

HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

121

Employed

2,149

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

155

Employed

1,413

Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

48

Employed

862

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

29

Employed

857

Public Administration

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Businesses

56

Employed

799

Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

41

Employed

784

Some
High School

327

Graduated
High School

1,944

Associates
Degree

873

Bachelor's
Degree

1,501

Graduate
Degree

799

Average Commute Time

16 min.



Resident Commuters

4,828

Non-Resident Commuters

392

Drive Alone

4,398

Carpooled

368

Public

50

Work At Home

161


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