Grand Rapids, Michigan

Population 190,426

Grand Rapids is located in Kent County, MI. The population is 190,426, making Grand Rapids the largest city in Kent County and the 2nd largest city in the state of Michigan.

There are 147 public schools in Grand Rapids with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Grand Rapids is moderate , and there are 1,306 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Grand Rapids is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Grand Rapids property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Grand Rapids include East Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids charter Township and Wyoming.

Grand Rapids Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 14.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 49.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 36%

Crime Rate

1.75% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 248
  • Violent Crimes: 637
  • Robbery: 136
  • Burglary: 295
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

80.26% Higher than national avg.
  • 1,306 offenders in Grand Rapids
  • 68.58 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,230 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 156
  • Registered Polluters: 108
  • Superfunds: 41
  • Tanks & Spills: 925

Unemployment

Very High 4.6%
  • Michigan unemployment average: 4.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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147 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 147 K-12 public schools in Grand Rapids, MI and 35 private schools. Homefacts rates Grand Rapids's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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1,306 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database


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  • 416 PINE AVENUE NORTHWEST GRAND RAPIDS MI 49504


  • 1107 KUSTERER DRIVE NORTHWEST GRAND RAPIDS MI 49534


  • 221 CUTLER STREET SOUTHWEST GRAND RAPIDS MI 49507


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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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203 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Grand Rapids, MI issued 203 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 203 permits, 75 were issued for single family homes and 128 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Grand Rapids, MI issued 155 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 155 permits, 59 were issued for single family homes and 96 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $795
  • 1 Bedroom: $855
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,035
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,347
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,532

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Environmental Hazards

1230 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Grand Rapids, MI has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Grand Rapids, MI is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.79 Average
    Grand Rapids, MI is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 23.6°
  • February 26.65°
  • March 38.32°
  • April 48.53°
  • May 60.57°
  • June 69.2°
  • July 73.76°
  • August 71.68°
  • September 63.6°
  • October 52.25°
  • November 41°
  • December 31.85°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Grand Rapids, MI

Earthquakes
Grand Rapids, MI has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Grand Rapids, MI has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Grand Rapids, MI has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Grand Rapids, MI has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Grand Rapids, MI: $45,795

Unemployment

Unemployment in Grand Rapids is 4.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.0% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.07%
White Collar - 57.93%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Rick Snyder
  • Sen. Gary Peters
  • Sen. Debbie Stabenow

City Representatives

  • Justin Amash

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

50 FCC Towers view all