In 2017, Big Rapids, MI had a population of 43.2k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $43,470. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Big Rapids, MI declined from 43,259 to 43,181, a -0.18% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,827 to $43,470, a 3.93% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Big Rapids, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.5%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.51%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.51%), White (Hispanic) (1.72%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.704%). N/A% of the people in Big Rapids, MI speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Big Rapids, MI are Ferris State University (4,357 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Big Rapids, MI is $114,700, and the homeownership rate is 74%. Most people in Big Rapids, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Big Rapids, MI is 2 cars per household.