Grand Ledge is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,896 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Grand Ledge is the 148th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grand Ledge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grand Ledge is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grand Ledge who work in office and administrative support (16.34%), management occupations (9.80%), and business and financial occupations (7.47%).
Also of interest is that Grand Ledge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Grand Ledge citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.33% of adults in Grand Ledge have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Grand Ledge in 2018 was $36,765, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,060 for a family of four. However, Grand Ledge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grand Ledge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grand Ledge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grand Ledge include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Grand Ledge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.