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Grand Rapids
  • Town in Minnesota

Report Card

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

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Grand Rapids is a town in Minnesota with a population of 11,056. Grand Rapids is in Itasca County. Living in Grand Rapids offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Grand Rapids there are a lot of parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Grand Rapids and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Grand Rapids are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$165,700
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$830
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    80
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    26.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    577.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    44.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Grand Rapids

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,498
National
$69,021

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