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Living in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids has an average Walk Score of 56 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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56 Walk Score of Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of The Ledyard Building in Grand Rapids

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

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Grand Rapids Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Heartside-Downtown 92 67 63 2,956
2 East Hills 89 44 62 3,418
3 Midtown 87 44 57 3,981
4 Heritage Hill 83 56 59 3,387
5 Eastown 83 37 63 5,412
6 Baxter 83 42 58 2,366
7 SWAN 82 52 75 5,986
8 SECA 80 45 64 4,872
9 South Hill 80 52 64 676
10 Madison Area 79 44 55 4,242
11 Roosevelt Park 73 41 56 5,507
12 Garfield Park 71 40 61 15,493
13 West Grand 71 38 56 16,459
14 Alger Heights 68 39 53 4,144
15 Fulton Heights 68 30 54 1,766
16 South East End 67 39 53 11,372
17 Belknap Lookout 64 50 62 4,214
18 Highland Park 58 36 40 3,451
19 Ottawa Hills 52 36 52 870
20 John Ball Park 50 35 52 3,508
21 Creston 45 31 54 24,661
22 Black Hills 38 35 57 1,021
23 Auburn Hills 33 27 47 659
24 Eastgate 32 34 47 1,535
25 Westside Connection 28 27 35 13,693
26 Northeast Grand Rapids 28 29 34 10,671
27 Michigan Oaks 21 23 32 1,934

Eating & Drinking

There are about 723 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Grand Rapids.

People in Grand Rapids can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Yesterdog

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Billy's Lounge

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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!

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on The Ledyard Building

37 Transit Score of Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Grand Rapids apartments for rent on Redfin.

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

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Grand Rapids? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

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

52 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

Photo of Evanglical Lutheran Ch In Amer in Grand Rapids

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!

mal1983
on The B.O.B.

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Clock tower

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Secchia Hall

Photo of Garfield Park (Burton) in Grand Rapids

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!

mal1983
on Rosa Parks Circle

Grand Rapids is Talking About...

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Premier

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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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on Diocese of Grand Rapids

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