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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Black Hills is a neighborhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a population of 1,187. Black Hills is in Kent County. Living in Black Hills offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Black Hills there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Black Hills and residents tend to be liberal.
About Black Hills...
Population
1,187

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$61,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$757
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$24,856
National
$55,322
Families with Children
62%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    36%
    13%
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Black Hills Reviews

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I like it arround here, its mostly quiet and peaceful (unlike living right by the main road) education is getting better as how it used to be a couple years ago. Its not middle class but its decent.
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