Real Estate Market Update for Grand Rapids, MI
Map Information for Grand Rapids, MI
Area Information for Grand Rapids, MI
  • Population: 189,296
  • Median Age: 30.48 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 17 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 4,264/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -4.12%
  • Closest Airport: Gerald R. Ford International
  • Closest College: Kendall Clg Art-design-ferris State Univ
  • Closest Jr. College: Grand Rapids Community College
  • Median Household Income: $39,044
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 15.55%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.95 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $81,383
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Brewers
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 5%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Grand Rapids, MI
Median Age: 30.48 Married: 24% Number of Households: 72,254 Households with Children: 23,108
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 Grand Rapids, MI

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Martin Luther King Leadership Academy 0.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 1 5
      Center For Economicology 0.9 mi Public 6-6 4-5 4
      St. Stephen School 1.1 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Catholic Central High School 1.3 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Buchanan School 1.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Grand Rapids Christian Middle School 1.5 mi Private 5-8 0 5
      William C. Abney Academy Elementary 1.5 mi Public K-6 0 4
      Wealthy School 1.5 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy 1.6 mi Public 6-11 1 5
      Southwest Community Campus School 1.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 2 3
      Immaculate Heart Of Mary School 1.6 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Grand Rapids Montessori Public School 1.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 1 4
      New Branches School 1.7 mi Public K-7 2 4
      East Grand Rapids High School 1.8 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Lakeside School 1.9 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Grand Rapids Christian High School 2.0 mi Private 9-12 5 4
      Potters House School 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      East Grand Rapids Middle School 2.0 mi Public 6-8 5 0
      Breton Downs School 2.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 5
      Coit Creative Arts Academy 2.3 mi Public K-5 3 4
      Godfrey-lee Early Childhood Ctr. 2.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 0 4
      Lake Michigan Academy 2.4 mi Private 2-12 0 5
      Godfrey Elementary School 2.5 mi Public 3-5 1 4
      Michigan Virtual Charter Academy 2.6 mi Public K-12 2-5 4
      Vista Charter Academy 2.6 mi Public K-8 2-5 3
      St. Paul The Apostle School 2.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Sibley School 2.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Lee High School 2.7 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Sacred Heart Academy 2.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Montessori Society Of Greater G.r. 2.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Plymouth Christian High School 2.8 mi Private 7-12 5 0
      Our Savior Lutheran School 2.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      John Ball Park Zoo School 2.9 mi Public 6-6 5 4
      Wellspring Preparatory High School 3.0 mi Public 9-12 4-5 0
      North Godwin Elementary School 3.0 mi Public K-4 4 3
      City High Middle School 3.1 mi Public 7-12 5 4
      Kent Hills School 3.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Godwin Heights Middle School 3.2 mi Public 5-8 2-5 4
      West Godwin Elementary School 3.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 1 4
      Palmer School 3.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Immanuel - St. James Lutheran School 4.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Northpointe Christian Middle/ High School 4.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 4-5 5
      St. John Vianney School 4.1 mi Catholic K-8 0 4
      All Sts. Academy Elementary 4.1 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-4 0 5
      Holy Spirit School 4.2 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Knapp Charter Academy 4.3 mi Public K-8 3-5 4
      Potters House High School 4.3 mi Private 9-12 3 3
      Excel Charter Academy 4.3 mi Public K-8 4 5
      Bowen Elementary 4.4 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Ridge Park Charter Academy 4.4 mi Public K-8 2-5 4
      Oriole Park Elementary School 4.4 mi Public K-4 2-5 5
      West Side Christian School 4.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      West Kelloggsville School 4.5 mi Public 2-3 1 3
      West Elementary School 4.6 mi Public K-4 2-5 4
      Collins Elementary School 4.6 mi Public K-4 5 5
      Northern Hills Middle School 4.6 mi Public 7-8 5 5
      Northern Trails 5/6 School 4.7 mi Public 5-6 4-5 4
      Shawmut Hills School 4.7 mi Public K-6 2 5
      West Catholic High School 4.8 mi Catholic 9-12 0 5
      Meadow Brook Elementary School 4.8 mi Public K-4 4-5 5
      Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran School 4.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Meadowlawn Elementary 4.8 mi Public K-5 2-5 5
      Crestwood Middle School 4.8 mi Public 6-8 3 4
      Grand Rapids Adventist Academy 4.9 mi Private K-12 4-5 5
      Valleywood Middle School 5.0 mi Public 6-8 2-5 4
      Lincoln Campus 5.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Grand River Prep School 5.1 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Orchard View Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-6 4-5 5
      Tri-unity Christian Middle/high School 5.4 mi Private 9-12 4 5
      St. Mark Lutheran School 5.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      St. Anthony Of Padua School 5.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Brookwood Elementary 5.6 mi Public K-5 4 4
      North Park Montessori Academy 5.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 3 4
      Challenger Elementary 5.6 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Ca Frost Environmental Science Academy 5.8 mi Public K-8 2-5 4
      Glenwood Elementary 5.8 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Vanguard Charter Academy 5.8 mi Public K-9 4 5
      Walker Charter Academy 5.9 mi Public K-8 4 5
      Knapp Forest Elementary School 6.0 mi Public K-6 5 5
      Blandford Nature Center 6.0 mi Public 6-6 5 5
      Townline Elementary 6.2 mi Public K-5 2 5
      Crossroads Alternative High School 6.2 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      West Oakview Elementary School 6.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 3-5 0
      Pinewood Middle School 6.4 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      East Kentwood High School 6.5 mi Public 10-12 2-5 4
      East Kentwood Freshman Campus 6.5 mi Public 9-9 2-5 4
      East Oakview Elementary School 6.5 mi Public K-4 3-5 3
      Discovery Elementary 6.5 mi Public K-5 4 5
      Covenant Christian High School 6.6 mi Private 9-12 5 0
      Zinser Elementary School 6.7 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      North Oakview Elementary School 6.9 mi Public K-4 3-5 5
      Crossroads Middle School 6.9 mi Public 7-8 4 4
      West Michigan Aviation Academy 7.0 mi Public 9-12 4-5 5
      Northview High School 7.1 mi Public 9-12 3-5 4
      Endeavor Elementary 7.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      South Christian High School 7.2 mi Private 9-12 5 5
      Highlands School 7.6 mi Public 5-6 3-5 3
      Thornapple Elementary School 7.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 5 5
      Kenowa Hills Middle School 8.3 mi Public 6-8 3 4
      Pine Ridge Elementary School 8.6 mi Public K-4 4-5 5
      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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