Grand Rapids Real Estate Market Overview

Could Grand Rapids, MI be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Grand Rapids. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Grand Rapids s...uch as Wyoming and Kentwood. When you’re ready, Trulia has 611 resale and new homes in Grand Rapids lined up for you, including 67 open houses, and 577 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$142,000

Median Sales Price

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$157

Price Per Sqft

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$1,350

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Grand Rapids show a 3% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Grand Rapids for May 25 to Aug 24 was $142,000 based on 879 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Grand Rapids was $157, an increase of 8% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Grand Rapids for Jul 18 to Aug 18 was $1,350.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Grand Rapids can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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2,631

Counts of Traffic

1,722

Counts of Arrest

1,549

Counts of Theft


Best Schools in Grand Rapids

There are 125 schools in Grand Rapids.

Elementary Schools
10

Lakeside School

Public, K - 5

10

Breton Downs School

Public, PK - 5

10

Collins Elementary School

Public, K - 4

Middle Schools
10

John Ball Park Zoo School

Public, 6

10

City Middle/High School

Public, 7 - 12

10

Blandford School

Public, 6

High Schools
10

City Middle/High School

Public, 7 - 12

10

East Grand Rapids High School

Public, 9 - 12

9

West Michigan Aviation Academy

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Grand Rapids by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
36%
Single residents
Home owners
67%
Home owners
Median age
34
Median age
Household income
$44,800
Median household income
College educated
36%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Grand Rapids commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
95% commute by car
0% commute by bike
2% commute by public transportation
1% commute by foot

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