How do you feel about the city you currently rent an apartment in? Is it stuck in the past? Do all of the houses still sport wood paneling? If you feel like living in a city constantly changing for the better, look no further than Byron Center, a census-designated place in Byron Township, Michigan. According to the Byron Center Chamber of Commerce, Byron Township is “a community moving forward in the 21st Century!” Ditch your Rubik’s cube, change out of your bell bottoms, and rent an apartment in a city with its eyes on the future. Want to find out more about the Byron Center Community Expo? Check out our LocalTalk for local tips and information about Byron Center. Looking for a great apartment near South Christian High School? Talk to our local experts by using the \\Ask a Question\\ feature and learn more about this Michigan marvel.</p><p>Don’t miss the Byron Days Festival this year. ACheck out our rental and census data tables as well as our other fact sheets for more info about affordability and options for your future new digs. Start looking for an apartment rental in Byron Center by checking out some of the rentals listed below.</p><p>Tight-Knit Town</p><p>No matter which of Byron Center’s apartments you rent, you’ll have access to both big city and small town perks. This Kent County, Michigan city is just 14 miles southwest of Grand Rapids and less than an hour’s drive from the state capital of Lansing. You’ll be able to drive to the big city for work or a concert and come back home to a small, relaxing town. With only 3,777 residents as of the 2000 census, offers peace, quiet, and a tight-knit community. This city in the heart of West Michigan features farmland, suburban neighborhoods, commercial districts and industrial facilities. Whether you’re a soccer dad or a farming mom, you’ll feel right at home in Byron Center. And with the abundance of great apartments available, you’ll find the place just right for you. Sports and More If you want to keep “moving forward in the 21st century,” there’s no better way to do it than by participating in various recreational activities. Luckily, Byron Center boasts a number of great parks, fitness centers, and athletic leagues. Stop by the Byron Township Community Center and take advantage of its modern fitness center, walking track, basketball and volleyball courts, treadmills, weight machines, and more. Grab your racket and take on a new neighbor in a game of tennis at Whistlestop Park. Put on your shin guards and enjoy a game of soccer at Bicentennial Park. Byron Center is also home to walking trails, a trout pound, and skate park. You can make some new friends fast by joining one of Byron Center’s many sports programs and fitness classes. Whether you’re a gym class hero or an all-star benchwarmer, you’ll find an athletic opportunity for your skill level in Byron Center. Spaghetti and Sledgehammering Don’t ever let it be said that Byron Center residents don’t know how to have a good time. See what it’s like to have fun Byron Center style at the annual http://www.byrondays.org/Byron Days festival. For three days in July, city residents gather for music, food, sports, and more. Want to take out your frustrations? While you shouldn’t have many living in such a great city, you can take part in the Wreck the Car event and bash a car out with a sledgehammer. See which kid in town is going to be the next Slash at the Battle of the Bands. There’s no better way to meet your new neighbors than over a plate of spaghetti or pancakes at one of the festival’s various meals. If you feel like reading in your new apartment, pick up some old paperbacks at the used book drive. Is your living room looking empty? Pick up some arts and crafts made by Byron Center residents. You can also take part in a race, watch fireworks, see a movie, drool over classic cars, and see your new neighbors walk in the Community Wellness Parade. The Byron Days festival is a great way to meet people in town and experience the various forms of entertainment that Byron Center has to offer. Be first in line to wreck that car next year.