2018 Statistics

VALUATIONS

2019 Ad Valorem Roll (regular) SEV (State Equalized Value): 1,338,077,300 &
          TV (Taxable Value): 1,139,662,131
2019 IFT Roll (tax abatement) SEV: 34,753,000 & TV: 32,525,509
2019 Total SEV (Ad Valorem & IFT): 1,372,830,300 & TV: 1,172,187,640

WALKER’S GROWTH SINCE 2009 (10 YEARS)

CLASS OF PROPERTY2009 SEV2019 SEV% INCREASE
All Classes - Total

1,122,081,700

1,338,077,300

+19.25%

Real Property - Total

985,760,600

1,217,381,500

+23.50%

Commercial

253,666,700

286,605,500

+12.99%

Industrial

209,759,500

250,788,500

+19.56%

Residential

522,334,400

679,987,500

+30.18%

Personal Property

136,321,100

120,695,800

-11.46%

 

PARCEL COUNT

Total # of Parcels in 2019:  9,670

# of Residential: 7,090 (73.32%)
# of Commercial: 446 (4.61%)
# of Industrial: 408 (4.22%)
# of Personal – Commercial: 1,294 (13.38%)
# of Personal – Industrial: 109 (1.13%)
# of Personal – Utility: 15 (0.16%)
# of IFT’s – Personal: 70 (0.72%)
# of IFT’s – Real: 24 (0.25%)
# of Exempt: 214 (2.21%)

RANK IN KENT COUNTY – based on total valuation (SEV) – for 2019

1. City of Grand Rapids (6,579,248,000)
2. City of Wyoming (2,660,873,250)
3. City of Kentwood (2,424,628,700)
4. Cascade Township (1,907,547,400)
5. Plainfield Township (1,559,341,500)
6. City of Walker (1,338,077,300)

TOP TEN TAXPAYERS IN WALKER – 2019 & their Taxable Value (TV)
      1. Meijer Inc (Retail/Grocer) - 61,028,709 TV
      2. MREIC/Fedex (Interstate Transportation) - 25,593,400 TV
      3. Edward Rose & Associates (Owner of 3 apartment complexes) - 21,405,765 TV
      4. Visser Brothers (Developer) - 18,139,072 TV
      5. Betz Industries (Molding & Castings) - 16,769,437 TV
      6. Consumers Energy (Utility Company) - 15,469,323 TV
      7. Challenge Manufacturing (Stamping & Assembly) - 13,764,030 TV
      8. Kimco Green Orchard (Mall/Retail) - 11,614,498 TV
      9. Plason Carbon Components (Mfg Auto Parts) - 10,749,207 TV
     10. New West MI Industrial Investors (Real Estate Investors) - 10,168,240 TV

TOTAL BUSINESSES IN WALKER – 2019 = 956

RESIDENTIAL INFORMATION – 2019
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2005 = $165,940
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2006 = $161,256
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2007 = $169,497
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2008 = $141,984
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2009 = $129,330
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2010 = $128,744
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2011 = $126,706
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2012 = $133,380
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2013 = $143,679
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2014 = $157,419
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2015 = $164,558
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2016 = $174,764
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2017 = $189,460
     - Average Sale Price of Homes in Walker for 2018 = $214,564


 APARTMENTS IN WALKER – 2019

Apple Ridge Apartments (Standale area – south of Lake Michigan Dr & East of Kinney) = 807 Units
Green Ridge Apartments (Behind Malls - north of I-96 & east of Alpine) = 624 units
Hampton Lake Apartments (Standale area - north of Lake Mich Dr & east of Kinney) = 200 units
The Orchards Apartments (South of 4 Mile, just west of Alpine) = 663 units
Pineridge Apartments (South of 3 Mile Rd, just east of Wilson) = 146 units
Richmond Hills Apartments (East of Bristol, north off Dunlap St) = 220 units
Royal Vista Apartments & Townshouses (South off 3 Mile, east of Elmridge) = 246 apartments
                                                                                                                              & 102 townhouses
Westown Apartments - Coming soon (Standale - SE Corner of Lake Michigan Dr &
                  Wilson) - construction starting = 199 Units
Total of 3,207 units

DUPLEX AND 4-PLEX DWELLINGS IN WALKER

# of Duplexes = 116 structures (232 units)
# of 4-Plexes = 17 structures (68 units)

CONDO DEVELOPMENTS – 2019

Condo Developments In Walker

Development Name

Comments

# of Units

Alpine Estates Condos

Totally built - none under construction - no future phases

12

Barkwood Condos

Totally built - none under construction - no future phases

40

English Hills Condos

Totally built - none under construction - no future phases

64

English Ridge Condos

Totally built - none under construction - no future phases

28

Falcon Pointe Condos

Totally built - none under construction - no future phases

81

Huntington Ridge Condos

Of the 124 units, 6 are vacant

124

Indian Mill Creek Condos

Totally built - none under construction - no future phases

71

Ironwood Condos

Totally built - none under construction - no future phases

118

Jason Ridge Condos

Of the 46 units, 16 are vacant

46

Rolling Greene Condos

Totally built - none under construction - no future phases

44

Village Woods Condos

Totally built – none under construction – no future phases

60

Bristol Ridge Condos

Totally built - none under construction - no future phases

56

Meadow Springs Condos


Phase 1 is 25 units - 19 are vacant

Total

26

770

Site Condo Developments in Walker

Development Name

Comments

# of Lots

Cambridge Grove

All built – 116 future lots

27

Canyon Creek

9 of the 27 lots remain vacant

27

Drakewood

All built

5

Riverbend Meadows

All built

12

Serenity Ridge

1 of the 54 lots remain vacant

54

Sylvandale

All built

23

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Total

148

 

NEW RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS COMING SOON:
    
Richmond Farms - 44 lots in phase one - 400 + total  
     Summerbrook Estates - 25 lots in phase one - 46 total
     Valley Site Farms - 37 lots
     Wihchester Woods - 48 lots
     Winding Creek - 10 Lots

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

     Walker is 26.7 square miles in area
     Walker 's Populations from the 2010 Census was 23,537
     Walker has 3 public school districts: Kenowa Hills (41145), Grandville (41130) & Comstock Park (41080)