Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they aren’t made of ticky-tacky, they are definitely made of money.
These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Grand Rapids has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.67x the national median and household incomes are 1.61x the national median.
But where exactly in Grand Rapids do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Fulton Heights where the median income is a cool $88,668.
Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Grand Rapids out of 32 for 2023.
What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Grand Rapids for 2023? According to the most recent census data, Fulton Heights looks to be the richest Grand Rapids neighborhood to live in.
Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $730,707. And that, my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.
Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Grand Rapids.
Richst Neighborhoods In Grand Rapids For 2023 By Median Income
|Rank||Neighborhood||Median Household Income|
|4||Norteast Citizens Action||$72,959|
|19||John Ball Park||$51,944|
|20||South East End||$51,873|
|31||South East Community||$36,130|
How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Grand Rapids For 2023
Every city has its best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.
And by no one, we mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.
How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:
Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?
We ranked every neighborhood in Grand Rapids by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Fulton Heights, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Grand Rapids.
The poorest neighborhood? That would be Auburn Hill.
We updated this article for 2023. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Grand Rapids.
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