County Service & Operations Changes
A majority of Kent County offices reopened on June 15, but residents are encouraged to access services online or by phone when possible. Learn More
 COVID-19 Updates & Resources
Find the latest information on COVID-19 in Kent County. Learn More
 The Kent County Small Business Recovery Program
Short–term financial support program for small businesses in Kent County. Learn More

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Long-term credit ratings in 2018, marking the 20th consecutive year of this distinction.

- Standard & Poors Global and Moody’s Investor Services


Ranked 1st metro area to raise a family out of 100 largest metros.

- Forbes


Ranked 3rd in 2016, Leading Locations Report.

- Area Development Magazine


Ranked 2nd best large city to start a business.


6th Street Bridge

Great Place to Work

Work where diversity, equity, and inclusion matter.
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Great Place for Business

The Right Place, Inc. works closely with us to help businesses thrive and prosper in Kent County.

Great Place to Play

Experience Grand Rapids promotes Kent County as a premier convention & visitor destination.