Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan and the largest city in West Michigan. It is on the Grand River about 30 miles east of Lake Michigan. In 2010, the Grand Rapids metropolitan area had a population of 1,005,648, and the combined statistical area of Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland had a population of 1,321,557.A historic furniture-manufacturing center, Grand Rapids is home to five of the world's leading office furniture companies and is nicknamed ''Furniture City''. Other nicknames include ''River City'' and more recently, ''Beer City''. The city and surrounding communities are economically diverse, based in the health care, information technology, automotive, aviation, and consumer goods manufacturing industries, among others.