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: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Pettysville / Parishfield neighborhood stands out by having 96.8% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of all American
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Pettysville / Parishfield neighborhood has more
Finnish and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 14.2% have Polish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Pettysville / Parishfield neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.5% of the neighborhoods
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Pettysville / Parishfield
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Michigan. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 95.8% 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
Pettysville / Parishfield 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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Pettysville / Parishfield neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.7%, the Pettysville / Parishfield neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.2% 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.
Furthermore, this Pettysville / Parishfield 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 96.8% 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 95.6% of all neighborhoods in America.