Detroit, MI (Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St)




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About Detroit, MI (Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St median real estate price is $48,576, which is less expensive than 89.0% of Michigan neighborhoods and 89.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St is currently $614, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.5% of Michigan neighborhoods.

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

Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St 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 Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 52.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.8% 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

One of the unique characteristics of the Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note, 87.5% 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, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 52.1%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St 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 52.6%, which is higher than 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St neighborhood buck this trend. 40.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.4% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 23.6% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St (22.8%) than in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, in the Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 11.8% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.


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 / Elmhurst 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 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 87.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.7% 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 / Elmhurst St neighborhood, 32.8% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 30.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.3%), and 16.1% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St neighborhood in Detroit, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (23.6%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (23.4%), and residents who report Scots-Irish roots (1.2%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (1.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (59.0%) 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 (22.8%) and 10.9% 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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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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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Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St 0.101011101001110
Detroit 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St 0.101011101001110
Detroit 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Dexter Ave / Elmhurst St 0.101011101001110
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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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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