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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A
Garfield Park is a neighborhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a population of 19,409. Garfield Park is in Kent County. Living in Garfield Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Garfield Park there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Garfield Park and residents tend to be liberal.
About Garfield Park...
Population
19,409

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$77,660
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$885
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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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
$38,494
National
$55,322
Families with Children
45%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    31%
    13%
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Garfield Park Reviews

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It's a nice area to live once you get use to it. But I wouldn't say that if I had the option to live in another area I wouldn't take it .
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There are a lot of more convenient places where I'm currently living. I don't have a

car so everything is locally in the area!
A lot of breaking and enteries have occurred .