Gaylord, MI (Otsego Lake / Oak Grove)




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About Gaylord, MI (Otsego Lake / Oak Grove)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Otsego Lake / Oak Grove median real estate price is $147,851, which is more expensive than 59.7% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 37.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Otsego Lake / Oak Grove is currently $851, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.9% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Otsego Lake / Oak Grove is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gaylord, Michigan.

Otsego Lake / Oak Grove real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Otsego Lake / Oak Grove neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Otsego Lake / Oak Grove. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 47.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (39.9%). 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

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 Gaylord, the Otsego Lake / Oak Grove 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 Otsego Lake / Oak Grove neighborhood has more Belgian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 1.5% have Austrian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 47.0% of the residential real estate vacant, the Otsego Lake / Oak Grove neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Michigan, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Otsego Lake / Oak Grove 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 97.9% of neighborhoods in MI. If a Michigan retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Otsego Lake / Oak Grove neighborhood in Gaylord are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.5% 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 63.4% 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 Otsego Lake / Oak Grove neighborhood, 35.2% 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 27.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (24.1%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Otsego Lake / Oak Grove neighborhood in Gaylord, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (36.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.3%), and residents who report Polish roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (11.0%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (9.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Otsego Lake / Oak Grove neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% 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 Otsego Lake / Oak Grove neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.4%) 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 (10.6%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Otsego Lake / Oak Grove 0.101011101001110
Gaylord 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Otsego Lake / Oak Grove 0.101011101001110
Gaylord 0.101011101001110
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Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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GAYLORD COMMUNITY SCHOOLS


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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
Gaylord Virtual Instruction Program
615 S Elm Ave
Gaylord, MI, 49735
06-12
Gaylord Intermediate School
240 East 4 Th St
Gaylord, MI, 49735
03-06
Gaylord Middle School
600 East 5 Th St
Gaylord, MI, 49735
06-08
Gaylord High School/Voc. Bldg.
90 Livingston Blvd
Gaylord, MI, 49735
07-12
North Ohio Elementary School
912 North Ohio Ave
Gaylord, MI, 49735
PK-03
South Maple Elementary School
650 East 5 Th St
Gaylord, MI, 49735
PK-03

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