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2022 Best Places to Live in the Grand Rapids Area

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  1. #11 Best Places to Live in Grand Rapids Area.

    Belknap Lookout

    Neighborhood in Grand Rapids, MI,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says After close to 8 years in the neighborhood, it's relatively charming and safe.Even though it's close to a highway and right above downtown, you feel as though you are in a bubble in this neighborhood.Most of the people that you'll run into vary between college students, hospital workers, industry workers (Bar & Downtown), upper class condo owners on Fairfield Ave., and occasionally those living...Recently many of the houses have been bought up and rented out/tore down for further development. Belknap Lookout has often been compared to a lesser Heritage Hill, and has recently been for either...I've never really experienced any crimes or issues such as that. You'll have occasional car break ins, or drunken homeless coming in from downtown, or people doing whatever in the parks nearby at...This place was my home for many years. I love it..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,155,

  2. #15 Best Places to Live in Grand Rapids Area.

    Hudsonville

    Suburb of Grand Rapids, MI,

    47 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Hudsonville is a growing community outside of Grand Rapids Michigan that never ceases to amaze. Starting off as just a little old salad bowl city Hudsonville is growing into a thriving, fun place to....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 7,353,

  3. #21 Best Places to Live in Grand Rapids Area.

    Walker

    Suburb of Grand Rapids, MI,

    57 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says While the city is small, it is very inclusive of its residents as well as their safety. The response time of Walker PD and Fire Rescue is amazing, and the service the departments provide leaves us...There are many monthly events that allow the community to meet and discuss important topics such as counterfeit goods, how to keep ones home safe during vacation or holiday outings, as well as simply...The crime rate here is quite low as the police are actively searching and seizing even the smallest of crimes that may be committed.Lastly, the town is less than 30 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids and all of the nightlife and events that area provides. It also has many affordable grocery stores available, most being 24/7 hours....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 24,930,

  4. #22 Best Places to Live in Grand Rapids Area.

    Byron Center

    Suburb of Grand Rapids, MI,

    36 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Byron Center, MI. Firstly, I'm a junior in high school so remember that this is my perspective of the town.The public schools give kids a lot of opportunities and are very fortunate for being here.....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 6,653,

  5. #25 Best Places to Live in Grand Rapids Area.

    Rockford

    Suburb of Grand Rapids, MI,

    80 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Rockford, MI is the biggest little town in Michigan. Rockford has a population of nearly 7,000 and is located approximately 10 miles north of Grand rapids, MI. The city is made up of rural, suburban...Rockford has a rich history that was first visited and inhabited by Native American tribes, and eventually settled by Smith Lapham in 1843. Lapham came to the area to assist in the completion of a...Rockford has one school district and is home of the Rams. Currently, there is one 10-12 grade high school, one grade 9 freshman center, two middle schools, one alternative high school, and seven....

    Read 80 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 6,310,

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