Grand Haven Charter Township is a community of over 15,000 residents located along the shores of Lake Michigan. The community is experiencing moderate growth adding about 400 new residents each year.
The population of Grand Haven Township had been increasing steadily since 1990. However, this trend slowed dramatically after 2007. (GHT estimates that each single family home has 2.9 residents and each apartment or mobile home has 1.5 residents.)
The official 2010 Census indicates that Grand Haven Township’s population is 15,178, which is an increase of 1,900 residents (or about 14.3%) since the 2000 census (i.e., 13,278). This is an average of 190 new residents each year since the 2000 Census.
When compared to the 1990 Census, the Township’s population has increased by about 5,468 (or about 56.3%). This is an average increase of 273 residents each year since the 1990 Census.
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Grand Haven Township consists of about 28.59 square miles or 18,297 acres of land. The majority of this land is divided between Residential (10,601 acres) and Agricultural (3,357 acres).