East Lansing, MI (S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd)




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About East Lansing, MI (S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd median real estate price is $189,585, which is more expensive than 76.7% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 52.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd is currently $1,110, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.9% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in East Lansing, Michigan.

S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 80.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (11.2%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 47.3% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd 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 3.3% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Michigan.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 20.5% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, in the S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 20.1% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood has more Canadian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 2.4% have Lebanese ancestry.

S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 61.1% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

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. In the S Wonders Hall / Birch 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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 63.5% of the workforce in the S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


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 S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood in East Lansing are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America'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 S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood, 63.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 19.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.9%), and 7.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood in East Lansing, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (23.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (23.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.7%), among others. In addition, 34.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, German and Korean.

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 S Wonders Hall / Birch Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (46.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (20.5%) and 20.1% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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

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East Lansing 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
East Lansing High School
509 Burcham Dr
East Lansing, MI, 48823
09-12
Glencairn School
939 North Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI, 48823
KG-05
Pinecrest School
1811 Pinecrest Dr
East Lansing, MI, 48823
PK-05
Whitehills Elementary School
621 Pebblebrook Ln
East Lansing, MI, 48823
KG-05
Marble School
729 North Hagadorn Rd
East Lansing, MI, 48823
KG-05
Donley Elementary School
2961 East Lake Lansing Rd
East Lansing, MI, 48823
KG-05
Macdonald Middle School
1601 Burcham Dr
East Lansing, MI, 48823
06-08
Red Cedar School
1110 Narcissus Dr
East Lansing, MI, 48823
M-M

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