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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Allen Park Southeast median real estate price is $218,806, which is more expensive than 48.4% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 29.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Allen Park Southeast is currently $1,677, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.0% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Allen Park Southeast is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Allen Park, Michigan.

Allen Park Southeast 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 Allen Park Southeast neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Allen Park Southeast, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Allen Park Southeast is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Allen Park, the Allen Park Southeast neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

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 Allen Park Southeast neighborhood, is that an incredible 89.7% 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.

People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Allen Park Southeast neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 86.6% of the neighborhoods in MI. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Diversity

Did you know that the Allen Park Southeast neighborhood has more Polish and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 3.3% have Hungarian ancestry.

Allen Park Southeast is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 18.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Allen Park Southeast neighborhood in Allen Park are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Allen Park Southeast neighborhood, 46.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. 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 sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.0%), and 10.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Allen Park Southeast neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

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 Allen Park Southeast neighborhood in Allen Park, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (15.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.6%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (8.2%), among others.

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 Allen Park Southeast neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.3%) 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 (7.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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