Heritage Hill

Residential areas just minutes from Grand Rapids’ top attractions.

Welcome to Heritage Hill/Cherry Hill

Residential areas just minutes from Grand Rapids’ top attractions
 
Heritage Hill and Cherry Hill are two essential neighborhoods in Michigan. Located just minutes from downtown Grand Rapids, these historic neighborhoods offer a unique mix of old and new. In the 1960s, residents protected the community against the encroachment of urban development. Now residents have a protected community and enjoy a variety of shopping and dining options, as well as easy access to top-rated schools and employers. 
 
The real estate in Heritage Hill has a large concentration of 19th century and early 20th century homes. The architectural styles are varied, and you can likely find every of home representing every style, from Prairie to Greek Revival. At the turn of the century, Heritage Hill was home to the most prestigious residents of Grand Rapids.
 
The real estate in Cherry Hill is vibrant, with 20th-century homes painted in a variety of bright, bold colors. It creates a scene reminiscent of a Normal Rockwell painting. What makes this community shine, though, is the friendly atmosphere. Residents stop to chat while out walking the dog, and kids play with neighbors in the front yards — it has the feeling of a small, carefree town.
 

What to Love

  • Many community events
  • Rich and celebrated local history
  • Peaceful and quiet, yet close to all the action
  • Engaged community

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Cherry Hill and Heritage Hill have a high quality of life. They are happy and engaged in their community. They know their neighbors and participate in school events and community socials. The area is also home to several key employers, including Steelcase and Amway. Heritage Hill and Cherry Hill are also well known for their excellent schools.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Heritage Hill and Cherry Hill have a number of popular restaurants. The Commons offers a 1970s retro vibe. But don’t be fooled; the food is fresh and served with a modern flair. At Donkey Taqueria, patrons can dine in the igloo in the winter. They serve Mexican street food with hand-selected, fresh ingredients. Their dishes, along with their craft cocktails, are unique and one-of-a-kind. 
 
The Winchester is a popular pub with gourmet food and handcrafted cocktails. They specialize in mouth-watering burgers. In the winter, they have a heated outdoor patio. The Cottage Bar is an old bar and restaurant in downtown Grand Rapids. This long-standing establishment is known for its cozy atmosphere and delicious drinks. If you're looking for something a little more upscale, check out The Apartment Lounge. This chic bar is a popular spot for grabbing a drink before or after a show at the Civic Theater.
 
When it comes to shopping, Heritage Hill and Cherry Hill have no shortage of options. For a truly luxurious experience, visit Martha's Vineyard Fine Wine & Gourmet Grocery. This store offers an extensive selection of global wines and small batch liquors. Their produce is fresh and the gourmet cheese is ordered straight from local farms. The deli has curated picnic totes to grab-n-go for lunch.
 

Things to Do

Heritage Hill and Cherry Hill are two historic and beautiful neighborhoods in Michigan. The Meyer May House, built in 1859 and designed by the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright, offers tours year-round. The Annual Weekend Home of Tours is a great way to see some of the other beautiful homes and historical landmarks in the area.
 
Heritage Hill Park is a small neighborhood park with a playground. The Heritage Hill July Garden Tour is a tour through the wonderful gardens in the city. Whether you're interested in history, architecture, or just want to enjoy a beautiful setting, Heritage Hill and Cherry Hill are sure to please.
 

Schools

Grand Rapids Public Schools serves the communities of Heritage Hill and Cherry Hill.
 
 
 
 
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Overview for Heritage Hill, MI

4,378 people live in Heritage Hill, where the median age is 31 and the average individual income is $41,578. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,378

Total Population

31 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$41,578

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Heritage Hill, MI

Heritage Hill has 2,593 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Heritage Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,378 people call Heritage Hill home. The population density is 22,860.072 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,378

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

31

Median Age

48.36 / 51.64%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,593

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$41,578

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Heritage Hill, MI

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The following schools are within or nearby Heritage Hill. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Grand Rapids Montessori Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
1/5
Grand Rapids Learning Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Grand Rapids Montessori MiddleHigh
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
3/5

Around Heritage Hill, MI

There's plenty to do around Heritage Hill, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

84
Very Walkable
Walking Score
62
Bikeable
Bike Score
53
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mizizi, Lotus Brew Coffee, and Heights Cream.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.12 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.19 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.84 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.27 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.67 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.49 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
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