Real Estate Market Update for Big Rapids, MI
Map Information for Big Rapids, MI
Area Information for Big Rapids, MI
  • Population: 10,935
  • Median Age: 22.26 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 8.45 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 2
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 2,506/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 6.26%
  • Closest Airport: Muskegon County
  • Closest College: Ferris State University
  • Closest Jr. College: Montcalm Community College
  • Median Household Income: $20,850
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 24.27%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.34 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $61,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Brewers
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: -6%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Big Rapids, MI
Median Age: 22.26 Married: 11% Number of Households: 3,370 Households with Children: 712
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Big Rapids, MI

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Big Rapids Virtual School 2.5 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Big Rapids High School 2.8 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Brookside Elementary School 3.6 mi Public K-4 3-5 5
      St. Peter Lutheran School 3.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 5 5
      Crossroads Charter Academy (7-12) 4.0 mi Public 7-12 3 3
      Crossroads Charter Academy (pk-6) 4.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2-5 4
      St. Mary Catholic School 4.3 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Big Rapids Middle School 4.3 mi Public 5-8 3 5
      Riverview Elementary School 4.5 mi Public K-4 3 0
      Mecosta-osceola Education Center 5.8 mi Public 1-9 0 0
      Early Success Right From The Start 5.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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