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The Right Place

Low Cost of Living, High Quality of Life

Grand Rapids is one of the most affordable cities in America, with a reputation as a place where people and businesses can get more for their money.

Residential housing is affordable, and there are numerous options for low cost commercial real estate.

The region's affordability doesn't come with a sacrifice in quality either; it boasts awarding-winning schools, outstanding health care, and a vibrant downtown.

Cost of Living Index

To see how Grand Rapids stacks up against other cities in America, please visit our cost of living index.


  • Ranked as one of America's most affordable cites from Forbes.com
  • Ranked 9th out of the Top 10 cities with affordable Health Care by Livability.com
  • Ranked as the 3rd most affordable city for singles by GoBankingRates.com