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-Cultural amenities
-Diverse economy
-Attractive downtown


-Cold, cloudy winters
-Some urban decay

What Bert Has To Say About Grand Rapids-Wyoming Metro Area

Grand Rapids is the primary cultural and business hub of western Michigan. Nearby hardwood forests made the city a notable furniture-producing center in the 19th and early 20th centuries. That industry continues today but has transitioned somewhat towards high-tech office furniture, serving as headquarters for such names as Steelcase and Herman Miller. The area is far less vulnerable to the ups and downs of the auto industry than most of Michigan.

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  • Profile: Mid-sized city
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 803
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • Schools: See Local Schools
  • City: East Grand Rapids
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Quick Facts About East Grand Rapids

    The unemployment rate in East Grand Rapids is 3.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. East Grand Rapids jobs have Increased by 3.20 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, East Grand Rapids's cost of living is 25.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, East Grand Rapids's population is 11,311 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.66 percent.
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in East Grand Rapids is $337,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -6.50%.
    East Grand Rapids public schools spend $10,868 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in East Grand Rapids.

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