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Big Rapids,MI index of house prices

Total population: 10,443 (All urban)

Houses: 3,552 (3,033 occupied: 1,064 owner occupied, 1,992 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

65%
State:

30%

Housing density: 837 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $171,033.

Median contract rent in 2016: $419 (lower quartile is $284, upper quartile is $537)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $800


Median gross rent in Big Rapids, MI in 2016: $462

Housing units in Big Rapids with a mortgage: 564 (5 second mortgage, 66 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 504

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,356

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,427

Median monthly housing costs: $573


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Big Rapids, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,750 (it was $72,000 in 2000)
Big Rapids:

$101,750
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,646 - $141,663
Median year house/condo built: 1961

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,514
  • In family households: 4,089 (485 male householders, 731 female householders)
    698 spouses, 1,672 children (1,557 natural, 34 adopted, 81 stepchildren), 155 grandchildren, 100 brothers or sisters, 40 parents, 48 other relatives, 167 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,661 (807 male householders (365 living alone)), 1,047 female householders (845 living alone)), 1,836 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,872

Size of family households: 590 2-persons, 205 3-persons, 272 4-persons, 91 5-persons, 45 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,212 1-person, 407 2-persons, 131 3-persons, 97 4-persons, 21 5-persons.

503 married couples with children.
532 single-parent households (63 men, 469 women).

93.6% of residents of Big Rapids speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
3.4% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 581 (5.5%)
(16.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Big Rapids, Michigan:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 2222 bedrooms
  • 5283 bedrooms
  • 1664 bedrooms
  • 1245+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Rapids population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Big Rapids, Michigan:

  • 78no bedroom
  • 6511 bedroom
  • 6852 bedrooms
  • 1853 bedrooms
  • 3694 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Rapids population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Big Rapids in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 83no vehicle
  • 3911 vehicle
  • 4032 vehicles
  • 1363 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Big Rapids population

Cars and other vehicles available in Big Rapids in renter-occupied apartments

  • 467no vehicle
  • 1,0601 vehicle
  • 2252 vehicles
  • 1143 vehicles
  • 1034 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Big Rapids population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Big Rapids, Michigan:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 243 rooms
  • 1224 rooms
  • 1785 rooms
  • 1806 rooms
  • 1697 rooms
  • 1828 rooms
  • 2119+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Rapids population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Big Rapids, Michigan:

  • 761 room
  • 1832 rooms
  • 4813 rooms
  • 5374 rooms
  • 3215 rooms
  • 2446 rooms
  • 447 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 799+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Rapids population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Big Rapids, MI household income distribution

  • Big Rapids, MI household income distribution
  • 644Less than $10,000
  • 356$10,000 to $14,999
  • 257$15,000 to $19,999
  • 193$20,000 to $24,999
  • 154$25,000 to $29,999
  • 110$30,000 to $34,999
  • 127$35,000 to $39,999
  • 144$40,000 to $44,999
  • 104$45,000 to $49,999
  • 215$50,000 to $59,999
  • 153$60,000 to $74,999
  • 254$75,000 to $99,999
  • 116$100,000 to $124,999
  • 32$125,000 to $149,999
  • 46$150,000 to $199,999
  • 35$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Big Rapids, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Big Rapids, MI
  • 106Less than $10,000
  • 28$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 41$40,000 to $49,999
  • 85$50,000 to $59,999
  • 62$60,000 to $69,999
  • 49$70,000 to $79,999
  • 51$80,000 to $89,999
  • 84$90,000 to $99,999
  • 147$100,000 to $124,999
  • 90$125,000 to $149,999
  • 93$150,000 to $174,999
  • 48$175,000 to $199,999
  • 9$200,000 to $249,999
  • 26$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Big Rapids, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Big Rapids, MI
  • 118Less than $100
  • 45$100 to $149
  • 77$150 to $199
  • 26$200 to $249
  • 114$250 to $299
  • 83$300 to $349
  • 100$350 to $399
  • 156$400 to $449
  • 67$450 to $499
  • 237$500 to $549
  • 33$550 to $599
  • 84$600 to $649
  • 183$650 to $699
  • 76$700 to $749
  • 9$750 to $799
  • 96$800 to $899
  • 14$900 to $999
  • 212$1,000 to $1,249
  • 75$1,250 to $1,499
  • 26$1,500 to $1,999
  • 10$3,500 or more
  • 59No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2862010 or later
  • 2482000 to 2009
  • 641990 to 1999
  • 581980 to 1989
  • 111970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Big Rapids population
Big Rapids commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 514
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,394
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 814
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 520
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 221
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 93
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 155
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 35
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 104
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 110
  • 90 or more minutes: 86
Big Rapids, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.7%
Number of people working at home: 355 (8.0% of all workers)

Big Rapids mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,930 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 954 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0%)
  • Taxi: 103 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 62 (1%)
  • Walked: 718 (7%)
  • Worked at home: 355 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 496
 Irish: 435
 Arab: 264
 American: 252
 Dutch: 229
 English: 207
 Italian: 155
 Polish: 148
 Swedish: 93
 Norwegian: 85
 European: 80
 French (except Basque): 60
 Egyptian: 59
 African: 57
 French Canadian: 52
 Finnish: 48
 Scottish: 48
 British: 35
 Scotch-Irish: 30
 Welsh: 17
 Scandinavian: 15
 Lithuanian: 12
 Croatian: 12
 Canadian: 11
 Northern European: 10
 Latvian: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 27%Iraq
  • 21%Other Western Asia
  • 18%Saudi Arabia
  • 8%Philippines
  • 8%Nigeria
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%Venezuela

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,242
  • Other state: 1,644
  • Northeast: 264
  • Midwest: 775
  • South: 328
  • West: 284

65% of Big Rapids residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Michigan.

Big Rapids:

64.7%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 50
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 136
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 372
  • Less than 1 year of college: 125
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 364
  • Associate degree: 195
  • Bachelor's degree: 350
  • Master's degree: 140
  • Professional school degree: 30
  • Doctorate degree: 52

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 43
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 51
  • 7th and 8th grade: 40
  • 9th grade: 14
  • 10th grade: 29
  • 11th grade: 59
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 494
  • Less than 1 year of college: 195
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 324
  • Associate degree: 238
  • Bachelor's degree: 394
  • Master's degree: 240
  • Professional school degree: 62
  • Doctorate degree: 26

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.9%Males
  • 10.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 36.6%Males
  • 8.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.8%Females
Big Rapids marital status for males
Big Rapids marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,295
  • One, attached: 114
  • Two: 374
  • 3 or 4: 575
  • 5 to 9: 330
  • 10 to 19: 332
  • 20 to 49: 218
  • 50 or more: 27
  • Mobile homes: 263

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,015

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Big Rapids:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Big Rapids
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (95.7%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Electricity (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Utility gas (69.4%)
  • Electricity (28.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

3.7%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

3.7%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 153
Here:

3.2%
Michigan:

13.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)