The Best City for a Successful 2017, state by state
MICHIGAN: GRAND RAPIDS
Unemployment rate: 3.3%
Median household income: $39,913
Median home price: $129,900
Percent of population with bachelor’s degree: 31%
For retirees, Grand Rapids might be the perfect place to downsize and relocate — it's one of the best places to retire on $1,000 a month.
But Grand Rapids has plenty of financial benefits for those of all ages looking to have a successful 2017. It boasts affordable housing, and the labor market looks promising with the city’s better-than-average 3.3 percent unemployment rate.