Ferndale, MI (Northway St / Pinecrest Dr)




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About Ferndale, MI (Northway St / Pinecrest Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Northway St / Pinecrest Dr median real estate price is $158,799, which is more expensive than 65.8% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 41.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Northway St / Pinecrest Dr is currently $1,197, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.5% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

Northway St / Pinecrest Dr is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ferndale, Michigan.

Northway St / Pinecrest Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Northway St / Pinecrest Dr neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Northway St / Pinecrest Dr has a 11.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 60.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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 Ferndale, the Northway St / Pinecrest Dr 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 Northway St / Pinecrest Dr neighborhood has more Armenian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 1.8% have Lebanese ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Northway St / Pinecrest Dr 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 2.5% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Michigan.

In addition, northway St / Pinecrest Dr has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.4% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.


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 Northway St / Pinecrest Dr neighborhood in Ferndale are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.7% 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 84.5% of America'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 Northway St / Pinecrest Dr neighborhood, 39.6% 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 35.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.9%), and 8.5% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Northway St / Pinecrest Dr neighborhood in Ferndale, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.1%), and residents who report English roots (10.6%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Northway St / Pinecrest Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.0% of households.

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 Northway St / Pinecrest Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (93.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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Ferndale 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Ferndale 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Roosevelt Primary School
2610 Pinecrest Dr
Ferndale, MI, 48220
KG-03
Ferndale Adult Education
22001 Republic Ave
Oak Park, MI, 48237
09-12
Ferndale Middle School
725 Pinecrest Dr
Ferndale, MI, 48220
07-08
University High School
1244 Paxton St
Ferndale, MI, 48220
09-12
Coolidge Intermediate School
2521 Bermuda St
Ferndale, MI, 48220
04-06
Ferndale High School
881 Pinecrest Dr
Ferndale, MI, 48220
09-12
Digital Learning Center
427 Allen St
Ferndale, MI, 48220
09-12
University Middle School
1244 Paxton
Ferndale, MI, 48220
07-08
John F. Kennedy School
24220 Rosewood St
Oak Park, MI, 48237
KG-06

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