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Apartments for Rent in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI
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    201 W. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Studio $1,258+
    1 BED $1,953+
    2 BEDS $2,108+
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    26 Sheldon Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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    2 BEDS $1,753+
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    P.O Box 2607, Grand Rapids, MI 49501
    1 BED $1,050
    2 BEDS $1,175
    3 BEDS $1,500
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    500 Savannah Drive, Grand Rapids, MI 49534
    1 BED $1,900+
    2 BEDS $2,375+
    3 BEDS $2,700+
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    25 Jefferson Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    1 BED $1,395
    2 BEDS $2,295
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    41 Division Ave South, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Studio $1,050+
    2 BEDS $1,525
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    234 Market Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Studio $1,005+
    1 BED $1,270+
    2 BEDS $2,075+
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    55 Ionia Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Studio $1,170+
    1 BED $1,465+
    2 BEDS $1,850+
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    55 Ottawa Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    1 BED $1,787+
    2 BEDS $2,344+
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    38 Commerce SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    1 BED $1,530+
    2 BEDS $1,940+
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    15 Ottawa Avenue Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Studio $1,291+
    1 BED $1,727+
    2 BEDS $2,454+
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    P.O BOX 2607, Grand Rapids, MI 49501
    1 BED $925
    2 BEDS $1,250
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    100 Commerce Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Studio $950
    1 BED $950
    2 BEDS $1,350
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    166 Lafayette NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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    125 Jefferson SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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    68 Ransom NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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    146 Monroe Center NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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    432 Fountain NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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    301 Fountain NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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    212 Cesar E. Chavez Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    2 BEDS $850
    3 BEDS $750
    4 BEDS $599+
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    143 Lafayette NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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    235 South Division, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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    303 S Division Ave, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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    44 Ionia SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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    Studio $789
    1 BED $924
    2 BEDS $1,077
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    106 & 120 S Division Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Average rent in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI

$1,779/mo Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI is around $1,779.

Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI apartment rent ranges

A share of 2% of apartments in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI have the cheapest rents between $701-$1,000. Around 25% of rentals are in the most expensive price range of > $2,000. Around 23% of Downtown Grand Rapids’s apartments have monthly rents between $1,001-$1,500. There are 49% of apartments with rents between $1,501-$2,000.

Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI rent trends

Getting around in Downtown Grand Rapids, MI

98 /100
Walker's Paradise
68 /100
Good Transit
65 /100
Bikeable
Walk Score®: 98, Transit Score®: 68, Bike Score®: 65

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI last updated?

Prices and availability in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI were last updated on 28 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI?

The best apartments in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI are: The Plaza Apartments, The Lofts Apartments, Southview Apartments, Savannah at Waterford Village and Firestone Lofts.

What is the average rent in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI?

The average rent in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI is $1,779. Start your search for apartments in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI?

The price range for a studio apartment in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI is between $701 and $2,068. View all studio apartments in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI is between $924 and $2,543. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI is between $850 and $3,150. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI is between $750 and $2,745. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI.

What type of rental buildings are in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI?

In Downtown Grand Rapids, 61% of the residents are renting compared to 39% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 22% of Downtown Grand Rapids’s rentals, 61% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 16% are single-family rentals.

Living in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI

Downtown Grand Rapids is a neighborhood and entertainment district in Michigan. Renters are attracted to this area because it's clean, safe and compact, combining the vibe of a small town with the major amenities of a big city. Downtown has Michigan and Bridge streets located on the north, while renters can access Wealthy Street on the south. Downtown Grand Rapids is also known for its art and history scene, like the Pokegama Bridge and the Angel of Hope. The neighborhood is also very safe to rent in, despite being a downtown area. Meanwhile, the Grand Rapids Public School District provides quality schools to renters in this area, and the neighborhood is also known for its affordable health care as renters here spend less than the average national costs.

Renting in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI

There are more renters than homeowners in downtown Grand Rapids, although the housing market is competitive. However, the cost of rent is a bit higher here than the state average. Even so, the neighborhood offers renters an urban feel, and there are a lot of bars, parks, coffee shops and restaurants near the apartments for rent. Most of the renters are young professionals due to the vibrant nightlife, and many of the rental apartment buildings in downtown Grand Rapids have a late Victorian, Richardsonian Romanesque and commercial Italianate architectural style. There are also newly constructed buildings and skyscrapers that give it the vibe of a big city. Most renters have single- and multifamily homes; mobile homes; and condos. Notably, downtown renters must receive a 90-day notice of rent increase and seven days' notice for eviction. The rent control for this neighborhood is also capped at 5%.

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Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI demographics

  • 37,005Total Population
  • 17,759 Female
    19,246 Male
  • 30.4Median Age

In total, Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI has 37,005 residents, 17,759 women and 19,246 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of Downtown Grand Rapids’s population is 30.4.

Amenities in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI

Downtown Grand Rapids is known as the entertainment district of the city, so there are spots for families and young professionals to have fun. In particular, renters enjoy concerts and hockey games at the 20 Monroe Live and Van Andel Arena venues. Also, family renters enjoy visiting the Grand Rapids Children's Museum, while the Grand Rapids Art Museum is popular among art enthusiasts. There are also more than 200 shops, restaurants, cultural sites and entertainment venues available to renters in downtown, as well as dozens of hotels for tourists. Most of the shopping options are local stores, and the Downtown Market Grand Rapids is a massive mall with restaurants and gourmet food vendors. The downtown area also sees different festivals, like the Beer & Food Festival, World of Winter Festival and Festival of the Arts.

Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI households

  • 6,746 Family
    9,555 Non-family
  • 3,596 Children
    12,705 No Children
  • 16,301Total Number of Households
  • 2.14Average People Per Household
  • $52,441Median Household Income

There is a total of 16,301 households in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI. Of these, 3,596 have children and 12,705 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 6,746 family households and 9,555 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in Downtown Grand Rapids is 2.14 people, on average. The median household annual income in Downtown Grand Rapids equals $52,441, and the monthly housing costs equal $963.

Transportation in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI

Downtown Grand Rapids is a highly walkable neighborhood, which is to be expected as a downtown area. As such, most of the restaurants, hotels, and amenities can be reached on foot, but renters can also commute with their cars. Alternatively, the Downtown Area Shuttle provides two free routes for public transportation in the neighborhood. Renters can also ride the Rapid bus transit system, which also allows them to commute to surrounding areas - like East Grand Rapids and Kentwood - and features 249 buses. There are also taxi and rideshare services in the neighborhood. Finally, Ford International Airport is the closest airport to the neighborhood (about seven miles away) and can be accessed via the Rapid Bus.

Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 6% of the population in Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI have no high school education, 25% went to high-school, and 20% have partially completed college. Moreover, 6% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 29% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 14% hold a Graduate Degree.

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