Detroit, MI (Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd)




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About Detroit, MI (Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd median real estate price is $45,938, which is less expensive than 90.6% of Michigan neighborhoods and 90.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd is currently $969, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.1% of Michigan neighborhoods.

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

Joy Rd / 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 apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 28.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.5% 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 Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. The Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (77.2%) than found in 99.0% 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.

In addition, the Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood is unique for having just 3.4% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.7% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 87.7%, which is higher than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 46.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

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 Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 25.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood. In the Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 Joy Rd / 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 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 77.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.0% 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 Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood, 36.5% 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 33.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.8%), and 8.1% 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 Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood in Detroit, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (21.8%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (4.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (2.6%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (1.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.4% 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 Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (51.0%) 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 (14.0%) and 13.0% 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. 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.

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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Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd 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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Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd 0.101011101001110
Detroit 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Joy Rd / Greenfield Rd 0.101011101001110
Detroit 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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DETROIT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US 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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