Morley / Volks median real estate price is $188,326, which is more expensive than 40.5% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 25.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Morley / Volks is currently $940, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 97.1% of Michigan neighborhoods.
Morley / Volks is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Dearborn, Michigan.
Morley / Volks 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 Morley / Volks neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Morley / Volks has a 15.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.1% 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 Dearborn, the Morley / Volks neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 72.1% of the workforce in the Morley / Volks neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
One of the most interesting things about the Morley / Volks neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 50.2% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Morley / Volks neighborhood has more Arab and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 5.7% have Lebanese ancestry.
Morley / Volks is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 17.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% 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 Morley / Volks neighborhood in Dearborn are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.0% of U.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 Morley / Volks neighborhood, 72.1% 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 14.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.3%), and 3.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Morley / Volks neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.9% of households. Some people also speak Arabic (17.7%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Morley / Volks neighborhood in Dearborn, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Arab (16.9%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.6%), along with some Lebanese ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 15.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Morley / Volks neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (82.9%) 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.