Detroit, MI (Dexter Ave / Doris St)




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About Detroit, MI (Dexter Ave / Doris St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Dexter Ave / Doris St median real estate price is $58,667, which is less expensive than 85.4% of Michigan neighborhoods and 85.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Dexter Ave / Doris St is currently $673, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 77.4% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Dexter Ave / Doris St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Detroit, Michigan.

Dexter Ave / Doris St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Dexter Ave / Doris St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Dexter Ave / Doris St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 40.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.4% 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

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: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Dexter Ave / Doris St neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 35.5% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Dexter Ave / Doris St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 27.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Dexter Ave / Doris St neighborhood has more African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.2% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.

Dexter Ave / Doris St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 40.9% of the residential real estate vacant, the Dexter Ave / Doris St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Notable & Unique: People

The Dexter Ave / Doris St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Dexter Ave / Doris St 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 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 52.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Dexter Ave / Doris St neighborhood, 51.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 35.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.9%), and 18.4% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Dexter Ave / Doris St neighborhood in Detroit, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (21.2%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (21.2%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (3.2%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Dexter Ave / Doris St neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Some people also speak Portuguese (2.1%).

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 Dexter Ave / Doris St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (58.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (27.0%) and 11.1% of residents also ride the bus 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. 2 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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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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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Dexter Ave / Doris St 0.101011101001110
Detroit 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Dexter Ave / Doris St 0.101011101001110
Detroit 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of MI school districts.

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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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