Research website, Niche, has conducted it's annual study to determine the top places to live in America in 2018...

East Grand Rapids made it into the top 100.

According to Niche, they determined the ranking by grading each more than 15,00 cities towns and neighborhoods on factors like the quality of schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics, and access to amenities.

EGR got "A+"s in Housing, Schools, and being good for families. The lowest scores were in weather, getting a "C-", and Diversity, with a  "C+".

East Grand Rapids comes in at No. 5 in Niche's list of top places to live in Michigan.

Here are their top 10 Michigan locations:

  1. Okemos
  2. Birmingham
  3. Ann Arbor
  4. Beverly Hills
  5. East Grand Rapids
  6. Bloomfield Charter Township
  7. Troy
  8. Franklin
  9. Grosse Point Farms
  10. Grosse Pointe Park

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