Grand Rapids, MI (6th St NW / Front Ave NW)




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About Grand Rapids, MI (6th St NW / Front Ave NW)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

6th St NW / Front Ave NW median real estate price is $109,211, which is less expensive than 58.7% of Michigan neighborhoods and 58.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in 6th St NW / Front Ave NW is currently $1,043, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.2% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

6th St NW / Front Ave NW is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

6th St NW / Front Ave NW real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

6th St NW / Front Ave NW has a 14.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.3% 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 43.1% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 79.3% of the residential real estate in the 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: People

The 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (62.5%) than found in 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, with more than 2.2% of residents living with a same sex partner, 6th St NW / Front Ave NW is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.4% of the neighborhoods in MI. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

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 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood in Grand Rapids are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 62.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.1% of U.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 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood, 33.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 32.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (26.9%), and 6.8% 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 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood in Grand Rapids, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (26.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.3%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 12.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood is English, spoken by 72.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (27.0%).

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 6th St NW / Front Ave NW neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (66.3%) 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 (17.4%) and 8.0% of residents also ride the bus 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

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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6th St NW / Front Ave NW 0.101011101001110
Grand Rapids 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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6th St NW / Front Ave NW 0.101011101001110
Grand Rapids 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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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.

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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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