Big Rapids is a small city near the middle of the mitten and a delightful blend of the arts, recreation and culture of larger communities plus the family environment of a midsized town creating a warm and safe place in which to live and raise a family. Many local amenities come from Ferris State University, a college of over 13,000 students, which is located along the southern edge of town. Students, professors and educators bring a dimension to the community which encourages acceptance of newcomers and new ideas. The University, known throughout the nation as a training ground for both academic and trade pursuits, drives much of the economic success of the Big Rapids community.
Big Rapids is located on the east edge of the Manistee National Forest and provides all year outdoor activities on many lakes and rivers.
The average home price in Big Rapids is about $100,000 and ranges from $30,000 up to $200,000 and above. The area features many cottages and cabins with waterfront features and convenient locales.
Big Rapids Mi Real Estate
Average List Price: $82,368
Average Days on Market: 269
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