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Living in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids has an average Walk Score of 57 with 188,040 residents.

Grand Rapids has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Grand Rapids neighborhoods are Heartside-Downtown, East Hills and Midtown.

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57 Walk Score of Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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The Ledyard Building

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The B.O.B.

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Grand Rapids.

Grand Rapids Apartments for Rent

Grand Rapids Neighborhoods




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1 Heartside-Downtown 94 74 66 2,956
2 East Hills 91 48 63 3,418
3 Midtown 87 51 58 3,981
4 Baxter 86 43 60 2,366
5 Heritage Hill 83 62 61 3,387
6 South Hill 81 57 65 676
7 SWAN 80 59 76 5,986
8 Madison Area 80 45 57 4,242
9 SECA 80 49 64 4,872
10 Eastown 80 39 64 5,412
11 Roosevelt Park 75 43 57 5,507
12 Garfield Park 73 42 62 15,493
13 West Grand 72 43 59 16,459
14 South East End 69 38 55 11,372
15 Fulton Heights 68 39 55 1,766
16 Alger Heights 66 39 55 4,144
17 Belknap Lookout 65 57 61 4,214
18 Highland Park 57 42 44 3,451
19 Ottawa Hills 55 36 54 870
20 Black Hills 53 36 58 1,021
21 John Ball Park 50 44 55 3,508
22 Creston 45 31 54 24,661
23 Eastgate 36 36 49 1,535
24 Auburn Hills 33 28 45 659
25 Northeast Grand Rapids 29 33 36 10,671
26 Westside Connection 24 33 37 13,693
27 Michigan Oaks 20 31 32 1,934

thumbnail for The Ledyard BuildingGR is known for many beautiful historic buildings, The Ledyard is just one of these. It houses many offices on the upper levels, stores and food shops are ground level!

on The Ledyard Building

40 Transit Score of Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Grand Rapids apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Grand Rapids has some public transportation and about 22 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Grand Rapids on public transit.

Neighborhood Guides

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Josh Leffingwell

I am a designer and owner of Well Design Studio who lives in the John Ball Neighborhood.

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Congress Park

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Congress Elementary School

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Clothing Matters

53 Bike Score of Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.


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Rosa Parks Circle

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Diocese of Grand Rapids

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Evanglical Lutheran Ch In Amer

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Building Murals

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Grand River

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GR Skyline

thumbnail for The B.O.B.Grand Rapids is known for The B.O.B. A collection of 7 bars and restaurants for your entertainment pleasure! People travel from all over the state to make a night of fun here!

on The B.O.B.

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Clock tower

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Secchia Hall

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Garfield Park (Burton)

Photo of Garfield Park (Burton) in Grand Rapids

Garfield Park (Burton)

thumbnail for Rosa Parks CircleThe downtown Amphitheater is where many come to sit and people watch! It is also the central hub for many of the festivals/events in GR during the warmer months! In the winter, stop by for some ice skating!

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Grand Rapids is Talking About...

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Congress Park

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Congress Elementary School

thumbnail for Diocese of Grand RapidsThe head of the Catholic Church starts at the NE corner of Wealthy St And Division. It spams for several blocks down division with the many charities and organizations associated and supported by it.

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