Real Estate Prices and Overview
Middlebelt Rd / Michigan Ave median real estate prices are $57,342, which is less expensive than 89.6% of Michigan neighborhoods
and 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Middlebelt Rd / Michigan Ave are currently
$672, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 55.4% of Michigan neighborhoods.
Middlebelt Rd / Michigan Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Inkster, Michigan.
Middlebelt Rd / Michigan 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Middlebelt Rd / Michigan Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.8% in
Middlebelt Rd / Michigan Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 42.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Middlebelt Rd / Michigan Ave neighborhood has more
African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note, 60.7% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
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 Middlebelt Rd / Michigan Ave neighborhood in Inkster are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 92.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 60.7% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.6%
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 Middlebelt Rd / Michigan Ave neighborhood, 40.9%
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 25.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(20.1%), and 13.6% in executive, management, and professional 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 Middlebelt Rd / Michigan Ave neighborhood in Inkster, MI, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as African
(3.2%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (3.2%) , and residents who report Mexican roots (2.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Arab ancestry (1.4%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (1.1%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Middlebelt Rd / Michigan Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% 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 Middlebelt Rd / Michigan Ave neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.3% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.1%) 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 (14.8%) and 5.4% 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.