StatisticSouth East CommunityGrand RapidsMichigan
Population density (sq mi)2,1784,362178
Median age28.531.139.5
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a43%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1858%47%41%
Speak Englishn/a85%91%
Speak Spanishn/a11%3%

Key findings

  • The population density in South East Community is 50% lower than Grand Rapids
  • The median age in South East Community is 8% lower than Grand Rapids
  • In South East Community 29.32% of the population is White
  • In South East Community 51.15% of the population is Black
  • In South East Community 0.52% of the population is Asian

Compare Grand Rapids, MI Demographics


      South East Community population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth East CommunityGrand RapidsMichigan
      American Indian0.12%0.44%0.53%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race7.07%4.74%2.74%
      Other race11.82%4.72%1.12%
      In South East Community, 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

      South East Community age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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