Welcome to Gaslight Village!

Nestled on the shores of beautiful Reeds Lake and just five miles from the urban core of bustling Grand Rapids, East Grand Rapids Gaslight Village is a premier dining and retail destination. Named for the flickering gas lamps that line our streets, you can find anything from everyday staples to one-of-a-kind treasures in this historic center.

Why Gaslight Village?

  • Access to a premier demographic segment
  • On the shores of picturesque, 283 acre Reeds Lake, which attracts visitors from across West Michigan
  • Attractive streetscape that is well-maintained, including heated sidewalks and annual flower planting program
  • Located near Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital, a nationally-ranked healthcare system and major employer
  • Active Gaslight Village Business Association, including access to website and social media platforms
  • High foot and bike traffic as well as convenient parking
  • Strong local government and active City Commission

Key Community Information

  • Population: 10,694
  • Median Age: 41.3
  • Population in Labor Force: 71.2%
  • Land area (square miles): 3.404
  • Housing Units: 3,818
  • Owner Occupied: 91.1%
  • Median Home Value: $270,100
  • Education: (25+ years-old)
  • High School: 98%
  • Bachelor or higher: 79.3%
  • Median Household Income (2015): $112,000
  • Per capita Income 2015: $55,483

Community Events

  • Fourth of July Celebration
  • Gaslight Village Criterium
  • Gaslight Village Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Grand Valley Artists Reeds Lake Art Fair
  • High School Football Games + Related Events
  • Huntington Reeds Lake Run
  • Rhoades McKee Reeds Lake Triathlon
  • Spectrum Health Irish Jig
  • Taste of East Grand Rapids
  • The Brouwers Agency Movies in the Park
  • Consumers Credit Union Concerts in the Park


  • Most educated town in Michigan (Business Insider)
  • Highest-ranked West Michigan school district
  • 10 great cities to raise your Kids (Kiplinger)
  • Best suburb in Michigan (Niche)
  • Best places to live in US (Niche)
  • Best suburbs in US (Niche)
  • Best place to raise a family (WalletHub)