Best Neighborhoods In Grand Rapids, MI For Families

Moving to a large city like Grand Rapids is hard enough, but the stress is multiplied when you are moving with your entire family. We’re here to help you narrow down your search by showing you the best neighborhoods in Grand Rapids for families for 2020. The algorithm we used to formulate the rankings includes: median age, families with kids under 18, local amenities (grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, etc.), school test scores/graduation rates, housing affordability and crime rates.

Population 1,169
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A
  • Housing: A+
  • Crime: F
Median age: 33 Families w/ kids: 61%
Population 794
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: B+
  • Housing: B-
  • Crime: D-
Median age: 33 Families w/ kids: 55%
Population 2,004
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: A+
  • Crime: F
Median age: 30 Families w/ kids: 53%
Population 3,339
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: C
  • Housing: A+
  • Crime: D+
Median age: 34 Families w/ kids: 45%
Population 3,926
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: B-
  • Housing: A
  • Crime: F
Median age: 29 Families w/ kids: 45%
Population 25,177
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: A+
  • Crime: B-
Median age: 37 Families w/ kids: 44%
Population 1,783
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A-
  • Housing: A+
  • Crime: F
Median age: 33 Families w/ kids: 41%
Population 761
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: C
  • Housing: B-
  • Crime: F
Median age: 27 Families w/ kids: 52%
Population 10,743
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: A
  • Crime: C+
Median age: 33 Families w/ kids: 49%
Population 3,007
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: D+
  • Housing: A
  • Crime: B+
Median age: 32 Families w/ kids: 38%
Population 5,495
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: B-
  • Crime: C+
Median age: 29 Families w/ kids: 53%
Population 2,355
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: D+
  • Housing: C+
  • Crime: F
Median age: 26 Families w/ kids: 52%
Population 3,923
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A+
  • Housing: A-
  • Crime: F
Median age: 30 Families w/ kids: 36%
Population 16,104
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: A+
  • Crime: F
Median age: 31 Families w/ kids: 54%
Population 4,933
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: A+
  • Crime: F
Median age: 32 Families w/ kids: 45%
Population 4,188
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: A+
  • Crime: D-
Median age: 35 Families w/ kids: 48%
Population 16,114
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: B
  • Crime: F
Median age: 28 Families w/ kids: 60%
Population 6,573
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: B-
  • Crime: F
Median age: 23 Families w/ kids: 69%
Population 2,519
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: A+
  • Crime: F
Median age: 29 Families w/ kids: 69%
Population 4,048
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: A+
  • Crime: B-
Median age: 28 Families w/ kids: 39%
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