Detroit, MI (Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St)




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About Detroit, MI (Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St median real estate price is $67,568, which is less expensive than 81.7% of Michigan neighborhoods and 81.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St is currently $696, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 86.4% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Detroit, Michigan.

Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Mount Elliott St / Dorothy 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 Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 28.8%. 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

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Detroit, the Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St neighborhood has more Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 72.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry.

Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 65.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. This is a higher percentage than 100.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 64.5% 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 Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St neighborhood is unique for having just 4.2% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St 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 3.1% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Michigan.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (54.5%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.


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 Mount Elliott St / Dorothy 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 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 64.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St neighborhood, 45.5% 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 30.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.3%), and 9.1% 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 Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St neighborhood in Detroit, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Arab (72.1%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (3.7%), and residents who report African roots (3.7%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (3.1%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (2.6%), among others. In addition, 35.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St neighborhood is Arabic, spoken by 65.1% of households. Some people also speak English (30.8%).

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 Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.6%) 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 (9.5%) and 7.2% 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Mount Elliott St / Dorothy St 0.101011101001110
Detroit 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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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 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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