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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  12. Commute
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Westside Connection is a neighborhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a population of 19,948. Westside Connection is in Kent County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Westside Connection offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Westside Connection there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Westside Connection and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Westside Connection are above average.

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About Westside Connection...
Population
19,948

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$174,482
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$825
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$70,139
National
$62,843
Families with Children
23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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