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
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Michigan Ave / Livernois Ave
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
53.6% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 99.7% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Michigan Ave / Livernois Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
33.6% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Michigan Ave / Livernois Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 1.7% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Michigan.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.5%
of the adult residents in the Michigan Ave / Livernois Ave neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Michigan Ave / Livernois Ave neighborhood has more
Native American and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 2.2% have Slovak ancestry.
Michigan Ave / Livernois Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 70.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 65.3% of the residential real estate in the Michigan Ave / Livernois Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.8% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.