Village of Clarkston / Town Center median real estate price is $523,037, which is more expensive than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 75.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Village of Clarkston / Town Center is currently $1,811, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 71.7% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.
Village of Clarkston / Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Clarkston, Michigan.
Village of Clarkston / Town Center real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Village of Clarkston / Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Village of Clarkston / Town Center has a 13.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.7% 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.
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 Clarkston, the Village of Clarkston / Town Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you are planning to retire in Michigan, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Village of Clarkston / Town Center may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Michigan, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.4% of neighborhoods in MI. If a Michigan retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
Did you know that the Village of Clarkston / Town Center neighborhood has more Russian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 20.9% have Polish ancestry.
Village of Clarkston / Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Village of Clarkston / Town Center neighborhood in Clarkston 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 93.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.8% 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 59.7% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Village of Clarkston / Town Center neighborhood, 51.2% 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 22.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.1%), and 8.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Village of Clarkston / Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.1% of households.
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 Village of Clarkston / Town Center neighborhood in Clarkston, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.5%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report English roots (16.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (16.1%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (13.5%), among others.
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 Village of Clarkston / Town Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.