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Beechwood
  • Suburb of Grand Rapids, MI

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Beechwood is a suburb of Grand Rapids with a population of 2,629. Beechwood is in Ottawa County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Beechwood offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Beechwood there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Beechwood and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Beechwood are highly rated.

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About Beechwood...
Population
2,629

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$177,200
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$723
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Beechwood Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  11%

Working in Beechwood

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,589
National
$69,021

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