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: Modes of Transportation
In the Vernor Hwy / Clark St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
32.6% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, more people in Vernor Hwy / Clark St choose to walk to work each day
(12.2%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: People
The Vernor Hwy / Clark St neighborhood is unique for having just
2.9% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.2% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Vernor Hwy / Clark St
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
43.7% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 97.9% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Vernor Hwy / Clark St neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 97.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Vernor Hwy / Clark St neighborhood has more
Mexican and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 70.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 0.9% have Lebanese ancestry.
Vernor Hwy / Clark St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 72.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Vernor Hwy / Clark St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
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 80.5% of the residential real estate in the Vernor Hwy / Clark St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.4% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
What is interesting to note, is that the Vernor Hwy / Clark St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(42.2%) than are found in 95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.