Brighton, MI (W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd)




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About Brighton, MI (W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd median real estate price is $208,396, which is more expensive than 81.0% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 55.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd is currently $1,101, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.5% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Brighton, Michigan.

W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 11.2% in W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 40.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 19.4% have Polish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 48.6%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.


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 W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd neighborhood in Brighton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.6% 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 90.7% 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 W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd neighborhood, 33.9% 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 27.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.3%), and 15.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd neighborhood in Brighton, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.9%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (19.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (16.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households.

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 W Grand River Ave / Challis Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (87.1%) 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 (10.5%) . 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Brighton 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Brighton 0.101011101001110
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Brighton 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Hawkins Elementary School
8900 Lee Rd
Brighton, MI, 48116
KG-04
Brighton High School
7878 Brighton Rd
Brighton, MI, 48116
09-12
Scranton Middle School
8415 Maltby Rd
Brighton, MI, 48116
07-08
Spencer Road Elementary School
10639 Spencer Rd
Brighton, MI, 48114
KG-04
Hornung Elementary School
4680 Bauer Rd
Brighton, MI, 48116
KG-04
Hilton Road Elementary School
9600 Hilton Rd
Brighton, MI, 48114
KG-04
Bridge Alternative High School
125 South Church St
Brighton, MI, 48116
07-12
Maltby Intermediate School
4740 Bauer Rd
Brighton, MI, 48116
05-06

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