Real Estate Prices and Overview
E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd median real estate prices are $161,850, which is more expensive than 74.7% of the neighborhoods
in Michigan and 50.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd are currently
$1,156, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.3%
of the neighborhoods in Michigan.
E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd are 6.5%,
which is lower than one will find in 66.9% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd
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 Grand Ledge,
the E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 17.9% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd neighborhood in Grand Ledge are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 86.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 2.7% 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 82.8%
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 E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd neighborhood, 52.2%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 18.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(18.0%), and 17.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd neighborhood in Grand Ledge, MI, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(25.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.1%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (4.5%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the E Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.0%).
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 Saginaw Hwy / Nixon Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.2% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.5%) 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 (7.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.