Gaines, MI

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Gaines Profile


Overview

Gaines is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 367 people and just one neighborhood, Gaines is the 580th largest community in Michigan. Gaines has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Gaines, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.13% of Gaines’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Gaines is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Gaines who work in office and administrative support (15.57%), healthcare suport services (8.98%), and personal care services (7.19%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Gaines is worth considering.

One downside of living in Gaines is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Gaines, the average commute to work is 31.03 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Gaines is very much a car-oriented village. This is because the population of Gaines isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 93.13% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.

Being a small village, Gaines does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Gaines Demographics

The population of Gaines has a very low overall level of education: only 8.97% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Gaines in 2010 was $19,999, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,996 for a family of four. However, Gaines contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Gaines home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gaines residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gaines include English, Irish, Polish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Gaines is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.



Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Gaines 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.59

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Gaines 0.101011101001110
Michigan 19.10

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Michigan 29

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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SWARTZ CREEK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Syring Elementary School
5300 Oakview Dr
Swartz Creek, MI, 48473
KG-05
Elms Road Elementary School
3259 South Elms Rd
Swartz Creek, MI, 48473
KG-05
Swartz Creek Academy School
8197 Miller Rd
Swartz Creek, MI, 48473
KG-12
Gaines Elementary School
300 Lansing St
Gaines, MI, 48436
KG-05
Morrish Elementary School
5055 Maple Ave
Swartz Creek, MI, 48473
KG-05
Swartz Creek Middle School
8230 Crapo St
Swartz Creek, MI, 48473
06-08
Swartz Creek High School
1 Dragon Dr
Swartz Creek, MI, 48473
09-12
Dieck Elementary School
2239 Van Vleet Rd
Swartz Creek, MI, 48473
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.3% 42.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.9% 36.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 5.5%

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DURAND AREA SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bertha Neal School
930 West Main St
Durand, MI, 48429
KG-01
Durand Area High School
9575 East Monroe Rd
Durand, MI, 48429
08-12
Durand Middle School
9550 East Lansing Rd
Durand, MI, 48429
05-12
Robert Kerr School
9591 East Monroe Rd
Durand, MI, 48429
02-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.9% 42.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.8% 36.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.1% 5.5%

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