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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    NG
Ottawa Hills is a neighborhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a population of 3,785. Ottawa Hills is in Kent County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Ottawa Hills offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Ottawa Hills there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and retirees live in Ottawa Hills and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Ottawa Hills are above average.
About Ottawa Hills...
Population
3,785

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$256,950
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$593
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$92,279
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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