Fairplain, Michigan 

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Population

1,861

+1.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$39,313

Median Home Price

$112,500

Best Places to Live in Fairplain, Michigan

Mid-sized city - West-central Michigan, 25 miles inland from Lake Michigan. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Fairplain, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cultural amenities
-Diverse economy
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Cold, cloudy winters
-Some urban decay
-Isolation


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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QUICK FACTS

City: Fairplain
Zip Codes: 48834
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 803 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fairplain is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fairplain jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fairplain's cost of living is 15.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fairplain's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Fairplain, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Montcalm county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fairplain's population is 1,861 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fairplain is $112,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Fairplain public schools spend $9,119 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.3 students per teacher in Fairplain. More Education


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The median home price in Fairplain is $112,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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