Fort Gratiot, MI (Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd)




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About Fort Gratiot, MI (Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd median real estate price is $167,141, which is more expensive than 68.9% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 44.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd is currently $1,182, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.5% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd 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 Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 11.0% in Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 40.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd neighborhood has more Lebanese and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 2.7% have Belgian ancestry.

Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Michigan, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Michigan, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.4% of neighborhoods in MI. If a Michigan retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd neighborhood, analysis shows that 11.0% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.


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 Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd neighborhood in Fort Gratiot are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.3% 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 82.9% 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 Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd neighborhood, 42.5% 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 29.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.0%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd neighborhood in Fort Gratiot, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.2%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (11.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (7.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.3% of households. Some people also speak French (2.4%).

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 Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.2%) 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 (12.7%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd 0.101011101001110
Fort Gratiot 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd 0.101011101001110
Fort Gratiot 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Lakeshore Rd / Metcalf Rd 0.101011101001110
Fort Gratiot 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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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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