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IndexGrand HavenMichiganNational
Income per capita$33,748$27,549$29,829
Median household income$54,270$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,759$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,753$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$42,131$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$22,990$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate3.8%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level11.0%16.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Grand Haven is 13% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Grand Haven is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Grand Haven is 19% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Grand Haven is 27% lower than the national average

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      $36,176 $54,270 $108,540
      $33,865 $50,803 $101,606
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Grand Haven median earnings by income bracket

      Grand Haven employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.1%14.1%
      Manufacturing sector38.4%38.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.5%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.6%10.6%
      Public administration3.4%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%3.1%
      Education, health & social services8.8%8.8%

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      Allendale, MI23,696$57,7064.3%
      Grand Haven, MI10,991$54,2701.9%

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      Satellite Beach, FL11,000$84,29352.4%
      Grand Haven, MI10,991$54,2701.9%
      Source: The Grand Haven, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).