Benton Harbor, MI (E May St / Broadway)




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About Benton Harbor, MI (E May St / Broadway)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E May St / Broadway median real estate price is $49,563, which is less expensive than 89.0% of Michigan neighborhoods and 89.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in E May St / Broadway is currently $849, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.5% of Michigan neighborhoods.

E May St / Broadway is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

E May St / Broadway real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the E May St / Broadway neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in E May St / Broadway. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 get around.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.5% of the adult residents in the E May St / Broadway neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the E May St / Broadway neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.8% of residents in the E May St / Broadway neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 96.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.


The Neighbors

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 E May St / Broadway neighborhood in Benton Harbor are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 52.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.7% 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 E May St / Broadway neighborhood, 33.3% 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 32.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.5%), and 16.2% 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 May St / Broadway neighborhood in Benton Harbor, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (13.2%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (13.2%), and residents who report German roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (4.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (1.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E May St / Broadway neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.9% of households.

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 E May St / Broadway neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (10.9%) and 8.8% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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AGE OF Benton Harbor, MI (E May St / Broadway) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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E May St / Broadway 0.101011101001110
Benton Harbor 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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E May St / Broadway 0.101011101001110
Benton Harbor 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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E May St / Broadway 0.101011101001110
Benton Harbor 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of MI school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Benton Harbor High School
870 Colfax Ave
Benton Harbor, MI, 49022
09-12
Steam Academy At Mlk
750 E Britain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI, 49022
01-08
Arts & Communications Academy At Fair Plain
120 E Napier Ave
Benton Harbor, MI, 49022
01-08
International Academy At Hull
1716 Territorial Rd
Benton Harbor, MI, 49022
01-08
Kindergarten Discovery Center
1995 Union
Benton Harbor, MI, 49022
KG-KG
Alternative Education At Sorter
1421 Pipestone Rd
Benton Harbor, MI, 49022
06-12
Montessori Academy At Henry C Morton
267 N Hull Ave
Benton Harbor, MI, 49022
01-08

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