Benton Harbor, MI (Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave)




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About Benton Harbor, MI (Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave median real estate price is $48,648, which is less expensive than 89.5% of Michigan neighborhoods and 89.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave is currently $647, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 91.2% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.6% 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

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 Benton Harbor, the Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 4.0% of the people in the Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.8% of the adult residents in the Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave neighborhood. In the Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave 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 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 59.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.9% 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 Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave neighborhood, 33.2% 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 30.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.1%), and 16.8% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave neighborhood in Benton Harbor, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (2.2%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (2.0%), and residents who report English roots (1.9%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (1.9%), along with some African ancestry residents (1.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).

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 Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (72.4%) 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 (20.1%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave 0.101011101001110
Benton Harbor 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave 0.101011101001110
Benton Harbor 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Territorial Rd / Waukonda Ave 0.101011101001110
Benton Harbor 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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BENTON HARBOR AREA SCHOOLS


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Better than of MI school districts.

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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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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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