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Michigan Oaks is a neighborhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a population of 4,710. Michigan Oaks is in Kent County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Michigan Oaks offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Michigan Oaks there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Michigan Oaks and residents tend to lean conservative.
About Michigan Oaks...
Population
4,710

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$241,673
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$891
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Michigan Oaks Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

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
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$76,311
National
$55,322
Families with Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Winter weather can be extremely harsh.
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The cleanliness and safety of the parks could be improved.
There doesn't seem to be an abundance of places looking to hire.