Bloomfield Hills, MI (Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way)




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About Bloomfield Hills, MI (Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way median real estate price is $734,288, which is more expensive than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 93.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way is currently $2,428, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way has a 11.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 60.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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 Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood has more Russian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 1.4% have Lebanese ancestry.

Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

A majority of the adults in the Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Michigan by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in Michigan. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees, families with school-aged children and urban sophisticates.

In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 2.8% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood, where 35.4% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 69.4% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.3% of neighborhoods in America.


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 Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood in Bloomfield Hills are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.7% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 65.1% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood, 69.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 17.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.5%), and 3.7% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood in Bloomfield Hills, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.4%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (12.6%), and residents who report Polish roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Russian ancestry (9.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.1%), among others. In addition, 20.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: 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 Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Arabic, Chinese and Urdu (the national language of Pakistan).

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 Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.3%) 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 (5.5%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Crime
Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way 0.101011101001110
Bloomfield Hills 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16

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Bloomfield Hills 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86

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Kirkway Ln / Wabeek Way 0.101011101001110
Bloomfield Hills 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 20 Condition Alerts found.

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS SCHOOLS


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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
Bloomfield Hills High School
3456 Lahser Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48302
06-12
Lone Pine Elementary School
3100 Lone Pine Rd
West Bloomfield, MI, 48323
PK-05
Bloomfield Hills Middle School
4200 Quarton Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48302
04-09
Wing Lake Developmental Center School
6490 Wing Lake Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48301
PK-12
Way Elementary School
765 West Long Lake Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48302
KG-05
Eastover Elementary School
1101 Westview Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48304
KG-04
East Hills Middle School
2800 Kensington Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48304
05-09
West Hills Middle School
2601 Lone Pine Rd
West Bloomfield, MI, 48323
03-09
Conant Elementary School
4100 Quarton Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48302
PK-05

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PONTIAC CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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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)

Discipline District State
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
Owen Elementary School
1700 Baldwin Ave
Pontiac, MI, 48340
PK-06
Pontiac High School
1051 Arlene Ave
Pontiac, MI, 48340
09-12
Pontiac Middle School
1275 North Perry St
Pontiac, MI, 48340
06-10
Herrington School
541 Bay St
Pontiac, MI, 48342
KG-07
Alcott School
460 West Kennett Rd
Pontiac, MI, 48340
PK-07
Kennedy Center School
1700 Baldwin Ave
Pontiac, MI, 48340
PK-12
Whitmer Human Resource Center School
60 Parkhurst St
Pontiac, MI, 48342
PK-06
Rogers School
2600 Dexter Rd
Auburn Hills, MI, 48326
KG-07

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