Real Estate Prices and Overview
Gratiot Ave / Rosemary median real estate prices are $47,370, which is less expensive than 94.4% of Michigan neighborhoods
and 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Gratiot Ave / Rosemary are currently
$710, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 48.6% of Michigan neighborhoods.
Gratiot Ave / Rosemary is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Detroit, Michigan.
Gratiot Ave / Rosemary real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Gratiot Ave / Rosemary 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 / Rosemary. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 32.8%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.4% 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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Gratiot Ave / Rosemary
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 99.7% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Gratiot Ave / Rosemary neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 42.6% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.6% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.6%
of the adult residents in the Gratiot Ave / Rosemary neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Gratiot Ave / Rosemary neighborhood about it; they already know. 18.3%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8%
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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Gratiot Ave / Rosemary neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 32.8%, which is higher than 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Gratiot Ave / Rosemary neighborhood in Detroit are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 81.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 28.9% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.9%
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 Gratiot Ave / Rosemary neighborhood, 57.3%
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
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 20.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(14.8%), and 7.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 / Rosemary neighborhood in Detroit, MI, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Gratiot Ave / Rosemary
neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.5% 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 / Rosemary neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.4% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (81.2%) 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 (8.5%) and 8.1% 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.