Real Estate Prices and Overview
Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St median real estate prices are $103,881, which is more expensive than 42.5% of the neighborhoods
in Michigan and 25.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St are currently
$767, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.7%
of the neighborhoods in Michigan.
Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Westland, Michigan.
Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St has a 16.2% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
77.0% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St neighborhood has more
Canadian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 0.9% have Romanian ancestry.
Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Navajo at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, the Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St neighborhood has one of the highest
concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.9%
of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce
more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they
become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in
this particular Westland neighborhood.
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 Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St neighborhood in Westland are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 68.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 19.6% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.7%
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 Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St neighborhood, 31.6%
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 24.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(22.4%), and 22.0% 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 Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St neighborhood in Westland, MI, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(11.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.3%) , and residents who report Polish roots (6.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.4%) , along with some Canadian ancestry residents (2.8%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).
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 Palmer Rd / S Wildwood St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.2%) 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 (14.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.