Found within zip codes: 48205
Popular real estate near Detroit, MI (Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St)
Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St median real estate prices are $66,449, which is less expensive than 85.9% of Michigan neighborhoods and 92.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St are currently $698, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.8% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.
Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Detroit, Michigan.
Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St 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 Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St 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 Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 30.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.0% 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 Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood about it; they already know. 27.5% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 98.5% of the adult residents in the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 27.8% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.8% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 9.5% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood, is that an incredible 85.1% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.
Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 30.5% of the residential real estate vacant, the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.0% 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
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 Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St 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 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 43.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 89.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle. In the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood, 31.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 24.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.3%), and 19.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today. In the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood in Detroit, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (2.6%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (2.0%) , and residents who report African roots (2.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (1.7%) .The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.4% 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 Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods. However, there is also a significant group of residents (9.5%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (53.0%) 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 (27.8%) and 9.5% of residents also ride the bus 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.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$66,449|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High cost relative to MI, medium cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes and a few Small apartment buildings|
|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|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Mixed ages 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 Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Executive, managerial & professional|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Black, some White (non-Hispanic), some East Asian and some Hispanic|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
FISHER MAGNET LOWER ACADEMY
15510 EAST STATE FAIR ST, DETROIT, MI 48205
FISHER MAGNET UPPER ACADEMY
19035 CRUSADE ST, DETROIT, MI 48205
* 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 (%)||1.5|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||43.6|
|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|
Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St 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
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in Detroit 1 in 46
in Michigan 1 in 225
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Detroit 1 in 16
in Michigan 1 in 38
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