Real Estate Prices and Overview
W Chicago / Livernois Ave median real estate prices are $45,812, which is less expensive than 95.0% of Michigan neighborhoods
and 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in W Chicago / Livernois Ave are currently
$898, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 41.6% 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 40.6%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.4% 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
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Detroit,
the W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the W Chicago / Livernois Ave
neighborhood than in 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: People
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
The W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (72.3%) than found in
98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, the W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood is unique for having just
3.5% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 97.3% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 40.6% of the residential real estate vacant, the W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.4% 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: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this 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 72.3% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.3%
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, 47.6%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(16.1%), and 12.5% 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
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
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in W Chicago / Livernois Ave neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.6% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (72.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.7%) and 5.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.