Brighton, MI (Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd)




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About Brighton, MI (Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd median real estate price is $333,029, which is more expensive than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 75.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Brighton, Michigan.

Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.4% of neighborhoods in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

In addition, the Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.3% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.0% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood has more Finnish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 6.9% have Scottish ancestry.

Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% 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 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd is among the best neighborhoods for families in Michigan. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.3% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Michigan. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.


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 Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood in Brighton 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 93.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.3% 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 89.0% of America'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 Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood, 45.5% 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 28.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.0%), and 11.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood in Brighton, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.0%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (15.9%), and residents who report English roots (14.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (13.8%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.4% 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 Highlawn Way / Larkins Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (29.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (91.7%) 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 (6.4%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Brighton 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Brighton 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 15 Condition Alerts found.

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BRIGHTON AREA SCHOOLS


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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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HARTLAND CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

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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
Hartland Round Elementary School
11550 Hibner Rd
Hartland, MI, 48353
PK-04
Legacy High School
9525 East Highland Rd
Howell, MI, 48843
07-12
Hartland M.S. At Ore Creek
3250 N. Hartland Rd.
Hartland, MI, 48353
07-08
Creekside Elementary School
3480 East St
Hartland, MI, 48353
PK-04
Hartland High School
10635 Dunham Rd
Hartland, MI, 48353
08-12
Hartland Village Elementary School
10632 Hibner Rd
Hartland, MI, 48353
PK-04
Hartland Farms Intermediate School
581 Taylor Rd
Brighton, MI, 48114
04-06
Hartland Lakes Elementary School
687 Taylor Rd
Brighton, MI, 48114
KG-04
Hartland Virtual Academy
9525 E. Highland Rd.
Howell, MI, 48843
KG-12

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