Found within zip codes: 48205
Popular real estate near Detroit, MI (Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St)
Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St median real estate prices are $69,275, which is less expensive than 85.3% of Michigan neighborhoods and 91.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St are currently $751, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.3% 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 33.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.6% 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
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood has more single mother households than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood is unique for having just 1.6% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.6% of America's neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. 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. 9.7% 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 96.9% of all neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.8% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.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 84.4% 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 33.3% of the residential real estate vacant, the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 95.6% 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 87.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 30.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place. In the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood, 36.2% 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 29.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.6%), and 14.0% 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 Polish ancestry (2.3%) .The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.2% of households. Some people also speak German (2.5%).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 Gratiot Ave / Maddelein St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.4% 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 (9.7%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (76.8%) 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 (12.2%) and 7.8% 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||$69,275|
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, some Small apartment buildings, some Rowhouses & attached homes and a few Mobile homes|
|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, some Executive, managerial & professional and some Farmers, foresters, or fishers|
|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 (%)||1.6|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||30.0|
|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|
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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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