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    Coopersville is a city in north central Ottawa County, Michigan, located west of Grand Rapids its ideal location and low cost of living have made it a desirable retirement destination for active adults. 

    Climate & Geography

    Coopersville is a small city in central Michigan, 25 miles inland from Lake Michigan. Summers are warm and sunny, while winters can experience freezing temperatures. Residents can also expect to see more snow than the national average. 

    The Coopersville area is home to plenty of farm land and many small bodies of water. The majority of the city is made up of neighborhoods and subdivisions.

    Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

    Residents of Coopersville are proud of the town’s historic appeal and tight knit friendly community atmosphere. Some of the most popular historical locations are Coopersville Farm Museum & Event Center, Coopersville Area Historical Society & Museum, and Coopersville & Marne Railway. 

    Those looking for more excitement can catch a car race at the Berlin Raceway, or a baseball game at Fifth Third Ballpark. During the warmer months, Coopersville hosts their annual festivals, parades and local farmers markets. Residents are also within an easy drive of Grand Rapids, where they can find plenty more amenities and larger attractions. 

    Cost of Living & Taxes

    The overall cost of living in Michigan is less than the national average, and Coopersville is no different. This is due to the housing cost in Coopersville which is well below the U.S median. 

    In Michigan, Social Security and military benefits are exempt from taxation. Tax credits are offered to both homeowners and renters who meet a certain income criteria, residents 65 and older may qualify for other tax breaks as well such as deferring payment on property taxes. Michigan has a statewide sales tax rate at 6 percent. 

    Health Care 

    In Grand Rapids, residents can find three hospitals that are ranked high performing in numerous procedures by U.S, including two of which are nationally ranked: Spectrum Health-Butterworth and Blodgett Campuses and Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. 

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