StatisticAlger HeightsGrand RapidsMichigan
Population density (sq mi)2,6354,362178
Median age34.731.139.5
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a43%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%47%41%
Speak Englishn/a85%91%
Speak Spanishn/a11%3%

Key findings

  • The population density in Alger Heights is 40% lower than Grand Rapids
  • The median age in Alger Heights is 12% higher than Grand Rapids
  • In Alger Heights 64.81% of the population is White
  • In Alger Heights 25.91% of the population is Black
  • In Alger Heights 1.52% of the population is Asian

Compare Grand Rapids, MI Demographics


      Alger Heights population breakdown by race

      RaceAlger HeightsGrand RapidsMichigan
      American Indian0.00%0.44%0.53%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race3.77%4.74%2.74%
      Other race3.99%4.72%1.12%
      In Alger Heights, 15.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Alger Heights age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Alger Heights, Grand Rapids, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).