The unemployment rate in Big Rapids is 7.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Big Rapids jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Big Rapids's cost of living is 23.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Mecosta county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 62.9% to 35.0%. More Voting Stats
Big Rapids's population is 10,413 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 13.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Big Rapids is Real Estate: $112,300
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.4%.
Big Rapids public schools spend $8,752 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.8 students per teacher in Big Rapids. More Education