Chandler Park median real estate price is $77,706, which is less expensive than 90.1% of Michigan neighborhoods and 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Chandler Park is currently $1,215, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 88.4% of Michigan neighborhoods.
Chandler Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Detroit, Michigan.
Chandler Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Chandler Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Chandler Park. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 33.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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 Detroit, the Chandler Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
One of the unique characteristics of the Chandler Park neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America. The Chandler Park neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (73.3%) than found in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Chandler Park neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 11.2% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Chandler Park neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 33.8%, which is higher than 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Chandler Park neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.5% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 19.5% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
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 Chandler Park neighborhood in Detroit are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 73.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.9% 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 Chandler Park neighborhood, 36.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 22.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.5%), and 19.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Chandler Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.6%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Chandler Park neighborhood in Detroit, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (19.5%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (19.5%), and residents who report Mexican roots (2.4%).
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 Chandler Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (11.2%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (50.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (20.5%) and 14.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.