Most Expensive Grand Rapids Neighborhoods
|1||Waybridge Dr SE / Gre...|
|2||College Ave NE / Mich...|
|3||Whitneyville / McCords|
|4||Cornerstone U / Knapp...|
|5||Kuyper College / 3 Mi...|
|7||Burton St SE / E Pari...|
|9||Lamont / Grand Valley|
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Real estate in popular Grand Rapids neighborhoods
Popular real estate near Grand Rapids, MI
About Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids is a relatively large city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 189,953 people and 61 constituent neighborhoods, Grand Rapids is the second largest community in Michigan. Grand Rapids has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities, Grand Rapids isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grand Rapids are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grand Rapids is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grand Rapids who work in office and administrative support (13.44%), sales jobs (9.94%) and management occupations (7.33%).
Also of interest is that Grand Rapids has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Grand Rapids is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Grand Rapids a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
In terms of college education, Grand Rapids is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.21% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grand Rapids in 2010 was $20,147, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,588 for a family of four. However, Grand Rapids contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grand Rapids is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grand Rapids home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grand Rapids residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Grand Rapids also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.56% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Grand Rapids include Dutch, German, Polish, Irish and English.
The most common language spoken in Grand Rapids is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|GRAND RAPIDS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||72,126|
|GRAND RAPIDS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||59.06%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||40.94%|
|TYPE OF GRAND RAPIDS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||58.95%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.67%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||16.73%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||18.28%|
|SIZE OF GRAND RAPIDS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.90%|
|AGE OF GRAND RAPIDS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.19%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||21.52%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||35.70%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||37.60%|
|GRAND RAPIDS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$113,039|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$675|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $50,000||8.28%|
|$50,001 - $99,000||29.44%|
|$99,001 - $198,000||52.71%|
|$198,001 - $298,000||7.06%|
|$298,001 - $397,000||1.55%|
|$397,001 - $496,000||0.53%|
|$496,001 - $744,000||0.21%|
|$744,001 - $992,000||0.02%|
|PEOPLE OF GRAND RAPIDS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.02%|
|5 TO 17||16.71%|
|18 TO 24||14.40%|
|25 TO 34||17.06%|
|35 TO 54||23.37%|
|55 TO 64||9.37%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.06%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||83.47%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$39,070|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$20,147|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||26.77%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (16.60%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.74%)
Public Service (2.23%)
Information Technology (2.10%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||20.87%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.74%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.06%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||7.74%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.16%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||15.56%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Dutch (11.43%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (84.11%)
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