Grand Rapids Rentals
Grand Rapids Apartment Search
"I have to admit you have simplified such a tedious task. It is quick and concise, you hit pertinent items at first glance. I will recommend this site to my friends." - Grand Rapids,MI
Popular Grand Rapids Apartments
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49544
1 Bedroom$530 - $636
2 Bedrooms$707 - $805
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49525
1 Bedroom$630 - $635
2 Bedrooms$635 - $785
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49508
2 Bedrooms$932 - $1,005
3+ Bedrooms$1,041 - $1,393
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49546
1 Bedroom$590 - $600
2 Bedrooms$665 - $805
3 BedroomsUp to $940
MyNewPlace Apartment Finder Features
- Floor Plans
- Interactive Maps
Grand Rapids Apartments Info
Find Apartments in Grand Rapids, Michigan
If you are searching for an apartment in Grand Rapids or its suburbs, we have a new place for you; there are assorted commuter friendly apartments available for rent both south of city center and in many other lovely neighborhoods as well. Check out average rents in Grand Rapids or for more advice, keep reading this page, or visit our apartment guide for lots of apartment finding and living tips!
Want the inside scoop on Grand Rapids? Check out our Grand Rapids Local Talk for local tips and information about Grand Rapids. You can also get answers to your Grand Rapids questions from our local experts by using the "Ask a Question" feature.
Grand Rapids Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 10.7% 8.3% +2.4% $10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 5.8% +0.8% $15,000 to $19,999 7.3% 6.0% +1.3% $20,000 to $24,999 7.5% 6.4% +1.1% $25,000 to $29,999 7.1% 6.2% +0.9% $30,000 to $34,999 7.4% 6.2% +1.2% $35,000 to $39,999 6.7% 5.8% +0.9% $40,000 to $44,999 6.4% 5.7% +0.7% $45,000 to $49,999 5.3% 5.0% +0.3% $50,000 to $59,999 9.0% 9.3% -0.3% $60,000 to $74,999 10.5% 11.2% -0.7% $75,000 to $99,999 8.8% 11.4% -2.6% $100,000 to $124,999 3.2% 5.9% -2.7% $125,000 to $149,999 1.3% 2.7% -1.4% $150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 2.1% -0.9% $200,000 or more 0.9% 2.0% -1.1%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 7.0% 7.5% -0.5% 10.0% to 14.9% 13.2% 13.4% -0.2% 15.0% to 19.9% 14.0% 14.9% -0.9% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.4% 12.4% +0.0% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.8% 10.0% -0.2% 30.0% to 34.9% 6.9% 6.8% +0.1% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.5% 4.7% +0.8% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.5% 6.3% +0.2% 50.0% or more 19.0% 17.4% +1.6% Not computed 5.7% 6.7% -1.0%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 18.0% 14.7% +3.3% 25 to 34 years 29.1% 28.1% +1.0% 35 to 44 years 19.7% 21.0% -1.3% 45 to 54 years 12.6% 14.0% -1.4% 55 to 64 years 6.3% 7.3% -1.0% 65 to 74 years 5.2% 5.9% -0.7% 75 to 84 years 5.8% 6.0% -0.2% 85 years and over 3.2% 2.9% +0.3%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 59.7% 39.2% +20.5% 30 to 44 minutes 17.7% 25.2% -7.5% 45 to 59 minutes 6.6% 13.3% -6.7% 60 or more minutes 16.1% 22.3% -6.2%
Source: 2000 Census
Grand Rapids, Michigan
This is the city that started out as a small fur trading town in what is known as the Grand River Valley, and became important in America's automobile industry. It is primarily known, however, as the furniture capital of the U.S. and it still hold on to that distinction as a major manufacturer of office furniture.
Today, it has expanded its resources to include many health care companies as well as being a center for Christian publishing. One will find many traces of the many Dutch and French immigrants who migrated to Grand Rapids. They've left their marks in the neighborhoods and on the city's look.
The city is essentially divided into four quadrants, and when looking for your Grand Rapids apartment you will want to keep this in mind. It is primarily a car town although the bus system is more than adequate. Many people are opting to live in the renewed downtown area.
There are conversions and new builds that offer everything including many green features. Heritage Hill is a very old area with a lot of charm. It's in the Southeast portion of the city and is one of the largest urban historic districts in the country. Outside of downtown, you will find newer complexes offering amenities such as garaged parking, pools and more.
There are any number of summer arts events that revolve around The Van Andel Museum and Vandenberg Plaza. The city has a very lively arts and theater scene. Also of interest to both the tourist and the resident is the Gerald Ford Museum. Although he was America's accidental President because he was appointed not elected, he is both an interesting and beloved native. The music scene remains alive and well, producing many well known groups in both country and rock.
Once in your Grand Rapids apartment, you'll definitely want to seek out nearby restaurants. Yesterdog is the city's favorite quirky quick food place. It's full of memorabilia and great hot dogs too.
Bistro Bella Vita is a fantastic Mediterranean find, and is beloved by most everyone in Western Michigan. Also checkout the Bull's Head downtown and Leo's Seafood as both are local favorites.
Night life ranges from live music venues to the classic neighborhood pub. You'll definitely want to try out Moxie's and the Crush clubs. Get great martinis at Bar Divan or mix in with the college crowd at Gardella's. Your Grand Rapids apartment is just the start of an exciting life in this Midwestern city.
Average Apartment Rent in Grand Rapids, Michigan
|# Bedrooms||Apr||Mar||Feb||3 Month % change|
Grand Rapids Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Grand Rapids have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $863. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Grand Rapids rentals listed below.
Popular Grand Rapids Apartments Searches
Check out our most popular searches for apartments for rent in Grand Rapids, MI
- Furnished Grand Rapids Apartments
- Pet-friendly Grand Rapids Apartments
- Studio Grand Rapids Apartments
- One Bedroom Grand Rapids Apartments
- Two Bedroom Grand Rapids Apartments
- Three Bedroom Grand Rapids Apartments
- Grand Rapids Apartments Under $500
- Grand Rapids Apartments Under $600
- Grand Rapids Apartments Under $700
- Grand Rapids Apartments Under $800
- Grand Rapids Apartments Under $900
- Grand Rapids Apartments Under $1000
- Grand Rapids Apartments Under $1200
- Grand Rapids Apartments Under $1500
- Grand Rapids Apartments Under $2000
- Grand Rapids Apartments Under $2500
- Grand Rapids Apartments with Laundry
- Grand Rapids Apartments with Short Term Lease
Rent Apartments Near Grand Rapids, Michigan
Check out these great communities and cities near Grand Rapids for apartments for rent:
- Battle Creek Apartments
- Grand Haven Apartments
- Holland Apartments
- Kalamazoo Apartments
- Kentwood Apartments
- Muskegon Apartments
- Portage Apartments
- Rockford Apartments
- Springfield Apartments
- Wyoming Apartments
Search Apartment Rentals in Grand Rapids, MI Neighborhoods
Each neighborhood in Grand Rapids is different. Search apartments by neighborhood to find where your Grand Rapids apartments should be:
- Baxter Apartments
- Black Hills Apartments
- Fuller Avenue Apartments
- Garfield Park Apartments
- John Ball Park Apartments
- Madison Area Apartments
- Millbrook Apartments
- SWAN Apartments
- South East End Apartments
- West Grand Apartments
Map & Local Information
Get answers about Grand Rapids from local experts or tell us what you love about it.
What neighborhoods in Grand Rapids are good for eating out?
Heartside, also known as Grand Rapids' Old Town neighborhood, is an entertainment and cultural hub, noted on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors of all ages will enjoy this local downtown area with its variety of fine dining establishments and several top-notch art galleries. Stop by local favorite Mojo's Dueling Piano Bar and Restaurant for some tasty grub and sing-along good times. Another bustling neighborhood, Grand Rapids' Center City is considered to be the financial and cultural anchor of Michigan's west coast. Peruse the shops, restaurants and coffeehouses along the Monroe Center Walking Mall or visit Flanagan's Irish Pub for some savory Irish fare served up with the perfectly poured Guinness.
Do you have apartments in Heritage Hill?
We have two apartments that are close to Heritage Hill in Grand Rapids; one is on Division Ave South and Lyon, and one is in Heartside-Downtown.
What areas of Grand Rapids are safe for walking around at night?
The areas around Richmond Park are nice safe neighborhoods with older homes and easy access to downtown Grand Rapids and the local freeways. Heritage Hill is another peaceful neighborhood with nice homes in a more urban setting. Some other safe parts of Grand Rapids include Cascade, Eastmont, Michigan Street, Beltline Ave, Covell Ave, and Walker.
Are there big sporting events that people in Grand Rapids enjoy attending?
Grand Rapids is home to several professional sports teams. For baseball, the West Michigan Whitecaps play at Fifth Third Ballpark. For basketball, the Grand Rapids Flight play at Davenport University Student Center. For ice hockey, the Grand Rapids Griffins play at Van Andel Arena. For indoor football,the West Michigan ThunderHawks play at the DeltaPlex Arena.
Is the cost of living in Grand Rapids higher relative to surrounding areas or other cities?
Compared to the rest of the country, the cost of living in Grand Rapids is 20 percent lower than the US average. Comstock Park to the north is 5 percent more expensive than Grand Rapids, and Northview, just east of Comstock Park, is 7 percent more expensive than Grand Rapids. To the south, Wyoming is 2 percent cheaper than Grand Rapids, but Kentwood is 5 percent more expensive. And the cost of living in Forest Hills to the east is 23 percent higher than that of Grand Rapids. To the southwest, Jenison is 8 percent more expensive than Grand Rapids while Grandville is 9 percent more expensive. Therefore, the cost of living in Grand Rapids is lower relative to most surrounding cities and towns.