Found within zip codes: 48204
Popular real estate near Detroit, MI (W Chicago / Livernois Ave)
W Chicago / Livernois Ave median real estate prices are $51,100, which is less expensive than 94.3% of Michigan neighborhoods and 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in W Chicago / Livernois Ave are currently $531, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 70.6% of Michigan neighborhoods.
W Chicago / Livernois Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Detroit, Michigan.
W Chicago / Livernois Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in W Chicago / Livernois Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 37.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 99.0% of the adult residents in the W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 37.6% of the residential real estate vacant, the W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood in Detroit are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 50.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations. In the W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood, 36.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 22.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.6%), and 19.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco. In the W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood in Detroit, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (0.7%).The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% of households.Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (7.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$51,100|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Low cost relative to MI, low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Small apartment buildings and a few Complexes/high rise apartments|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier) and some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Walkable, Quiet, Hip & Trendy and Urban Sophisticates|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some Families with children (family households with school-aged children)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 1 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Low income (among the 15% lowest income communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Manufacturing & Laborers, some Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers and some Clerical, assistants & technical support|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Black|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
DETROIT ASSOCIATION BLACK ORGS (DABO)
6311 WEST CHICAGO, DETROIT, MI 48204
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
77,757 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||2.3||69.8|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||0.8||2.6|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.1||0.8|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||79.8||45.4|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||1.0|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||50.5|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO MI*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Detroit, MI appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
in W Chicago / Livernois Ave SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Detroit 1 in 46
in Michigan 1 in 225
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
in W Chicago / Livernois Ave SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Detroit 1 in 16
in Michigan 1 in 38
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