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Latitude: 42.961156 Longitude: -85.65557


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Overview
Population:188,040
Pop. Change:-5%
State: Michigan
Metro Area: Grand Rapids-Wyoming Metro Area
County: Kent County
City:Grand Rapids
Zip Code:49504, 49507, ... 8 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Grand Rapids's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Grand_Rapids, Michigan

As of 2012, Grand Rapids's population is 188,040 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -4.96 percent.

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The median home cost in Grand Rapids is $90,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.45 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Grand Rapids's cost of living is 15.50% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Grand Rapids public schools spend $5,353 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 18.4 students per teacher in Grand Rapids.

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The unemployment rate in Grand Rapids is 6.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Grand Rapids jobs have Decreased by 0.67 percent.


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Map Of Grand_Rapids

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Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Grand Rapids's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes