Real Estate Prices and Overview
E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave median real estate prices are $76,999, which is less expensive than 78.0% of Michigan neighborhoods
and 87.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave are currently
$1,043, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 74.7%
of the neighborhoods in Michigan.
E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Eastpointe, Michigan.
E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave are 5.6%,
which is lower than one will find in 72.6% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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 Eastpointe,
the E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave neighborhood has more
Polish and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 1.2% have Canadian ancestry.
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 E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave neighborhood, is that an incredible 80.1% 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.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave neighborhood in Eastpointe are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 71.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 27.9% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 70.6%
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 E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave neighborhood, 32.8%
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
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 24.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(24.8%), and 17.5% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave neighborhood in Eastpointe, MI, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(17.3%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (11.0%) , and residents who report Italian roots (9.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.5%) , along with some English ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.6% 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 E 10 Mile Rd / Gratiot Ave neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.8%) 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 (8.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.