Detroit, MI (W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd)




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About Detroit, MI (W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd median real estate price is $25,455, which is less expensive than 97.2% of Michigan neighborhoods and 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd is currently $764, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.6% of Michigan neighborhoods.

W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Detroit, Michigan.

W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd 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 W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 31.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.9% 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.

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: People

Of note, 76.4% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 98.3% of the adult residents in the W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood, is that an incredible 80.3% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood could be your paradise. With 23.8% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.9% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

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 W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 32.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd 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 92.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 76.4% 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 Neighbors: Occupations

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 W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood, 35.4% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.0%), and 14.5% in executive, management, and professional 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 W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood in Detroit, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (13.4%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (13.4%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.6% 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 W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (61.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (28.5%) and 6.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd 0.101011101001110
Detroit 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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W Chicago St / Greenfield Rd 0.101011101001110
Detroit 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Detroit 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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

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