Comstock Park is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Alpine Township and Plainfield Township, Kent County, Michigan, in the Grand Rapids metropolitan area, United States. As of the 2010 census, the community had a population of 10,088, with the majority (9,044) living in Alpine Township.
Comstock Park is in western Kent County, in the southeast corner of Alpine Township and the southwest corner of Plainfield Charter Township. It is bordered to the south by the city of Walker, to the west by Cordes Avenue and Alpine Avenue, to the north by 6 Mile Road, and to the east by Pine Island Drive, West River Drive, and U.S. Route 131, which leads south 5 miles (8 km) to downtown Grand Rapids. The Grand River flows just to the east of the CDP.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Comstock Park CDP has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10.1 km), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km), or 0.23%, are water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 10,674 people, 4,441 households, and 2,513 families residing in the community. The population density was 2,735.0 per square mile (1,056.7/km²). There were 4,654 housing units at an average density of 1,192.5 per square mile (460.7/km²).
The racial makeup of the community was 87.30% White, 3.91% African American, 0.77% Native American, 1.92% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 3.33% from other races, and 2.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.22% of the population.
Of the 4,441 households, 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.5% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.4% were not families. About 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the community, the population was distributed as with 23.8% under the age of 18, 20.4% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.5 males.
The median income for a household in the community was $40,202, and for a family was $47,154. Males had a median income of $36,076 versus $26,331 for females. The per capita income for the community was $19,911. About 7.9% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over.
Coordinates: 43°02′19″N 85°40′12″W / 43.03861°N 85.67000°W / 43.03861; -85.67000
Comstock Park Michigan neighborhoods include: Buth Farm, Little Pine Island Lake, Rollaway, Trillium Glen, Vinton, Walker to Peach Ridge, Westgate, Yorkcreek, York Creek, York Woods