Found within zip codes: 48207
Popular real estate near Detroit, MI (Mack Ave / Helen St)
Mack Ave / Helen St median real estate prices are $21,125, which is less expensive than 99.6% of Michigan neighborhoods and 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Mack Ave / Helen St are currently $648, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 46.8% of Michigan neighborhoods.
Mack Ave / Helen St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Detroit, Michigan.
Mack Ave / Helen St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Mack Ave / Helen St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Mack Ave / Helen St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 27.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.8% 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
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Mack Ave / Helen St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Mack Ave / Helen St neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (42.8%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.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 Mack Ave / Helen St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 46.8% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Mack Ave / Helen St neighborhood has more Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 93.5% of commuters who live in the Mack Ave / Helen St neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 68.1% of the residential real estate in the Mack Ave / Helen St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.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 Mack Ave / Helen St 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 81.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 99.9% of America'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 Mack Ave / Helen St neighborhood, 57.2% 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 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (15.6%), and 4.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Mack Ave / Helen St neighborhood in Detroit, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Lebanese (1.3%). There are also a number of people of Arab ancestry (1.3%) .The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Mack Ave / Helen St neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.5% 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 Mack Ave / Helen St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (93.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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||$21,125|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Medium 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 and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms), some Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier) and some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy, Walkable, Urban Sophisticates and Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 2 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Lower middle income (somewhat below average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Executive, managerial & professional and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Black, some White (non-Hispanic) and some Arabian|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
BLANCHE KELSO BRUCE ACADEMY-DEPAUL
609 EAST GRAND BLVD, DETROIT, MI 48207
* 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 (%)||8.5|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||0.0|
|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
in Mack Ave / Helen St SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Detroit 1 in 46
in Michigan 1 in 225
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
in Mack Ave / Helen St SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Detroit 1 in 16
in Michigan 1 in 38
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