Northview Michigan is located in Kent County between northern Grand Rapids and the Grand River. It’s an unincorporated community made up of nearly 10 ½ square miles of land. Primarily a bedroom community, Northview has 5885 households with a median sales price in 2012 of $111,800.

Notable celebrities that grew up in Northview include seasoned actress Stacy Haiduk as well as former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Gary Hogeboom.

Ranked #19 as a Best City for Teleworking in a Median Metro Area, Northview is a short commute to downtown Grand Rapids. Teleworking is a fast growing area of employment opportunity. Across Michigan, one in five employees works from home on a part or full-time basis.

Lake Michigan is only 30 minutes away, offering waves and deep waters for boating, swimming and skiing. Charming seaside villages feature quaint shops, restaurants and historic attractions.

It’s a leisurely drive to dynamic downtown Grand Rapids where an array of cultural and entertainment activities are in constant motion, including the Grand Rapids Symphony, Opera Grand Rapids, St. Cecilia Music Society and Grand Rapids Ballet. Theater lovers can choose from the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, Actor's Theater, Circle Theater, Heritage Theatre Group and Broadway Theater Guild offering every type of show from comedy to drama to musical.

Quality medical care is available at four major medical centers in the greater Grand Rapids area. There is a broad economic base consisting of manufacturing, service and retail sectors expanding the greater Grand Rapids economy. Greater Grand Rapids is an excellent place to start a business and continues its tradition as a noted center for furniture manufacturing with famed makers of office furnishings such as Steelcase, Haworth and Herman Miller calling the area home. Fortune magazine named Grand Rapids the "tenth best city for business in the US" with access to a thriving region of more than a million people.


The Northview Public School District serves 3436 students. The district has two high schools, two middle schools and three elementary schools. Community spirit is strong here with a well developed sports program with an active website.

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Bob & Lisa Novosad
The Novosad Team, LLC, Keller Williams Realty
630 Kenmoor SE, Suite 101
Grand Rapids MI 49546
(616) 575-0140
Fax: 866-801-1086