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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  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
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A
South East End is a neighborhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a population of 7,389. South East End is in Kent County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in South East End offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In South East End there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in South East End and residents tend to be liberal.
About South East End...
Population
7,389

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$144,952
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$892
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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South East End Rankings

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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

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$57,766
National
$55,322
Families with Children
30%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%
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I love Grand Rapids! There are many great neighborhoods. There are a lot of local businesses/shops/restaurants. Great atmosphere and an awesome downtown area. Close to parks too. Within driving distance of lake Michigan.
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You definitely see police going around patrolling certain areas, though around some areas need more attention.
This is a place that is growing and thriving. It has become a place that is a warm welcoming to all, and a place that you see creativity in events, art, buildings, etc..