Photo of the Grand Rapids skyline at night

West Michigan's largest city has found itself on yet another list of accolades: US News has ranked Grand Rapids one of the top 20 best cities to live.

Grand Rapids is highlighted for its healthy job market, affordable housing, and outdoor recreational activities. It's also one of the fastest growing metros in the country with more and more families looking to call Grand Rapids home. 


The cost of living in Grand Rapids is much lower than other US cities, with below average housing, healthcare, and grocery costs. It's also one of the nation's hottest housing markets thanks to the city's strong economy and millennial appeal. 

Grand Rapids Quick Facts


See the full ranking at US News.