The unemployment rate in Big Rapids Metro Area is 7.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Big Rapids Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Big Rapids Metro Area's cost of living is 21.4% 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, the Big Rapids metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 62.9% to 35.0%. More Voting Stats
Big Rapids Metro Area's population is 43,181 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Big Rapids Metro Area is Real Estate: $104,600
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.5%.
Big Rapids Metro Area public schools spend $11,863 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.5 students per teacher in Big Rapids Metro Area. More Education