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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Grant is $226,866, which is more expensive than 55.8% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 34.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Grant City Center is currently $1,043, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 94.8% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Grant City Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Grant, Michigan.

Real estate in the City Center of Grant, MI 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 City Center 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 Grant City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 83.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (16.4%). 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

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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Grant City Center neighborhood has more Dutch and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 1.6% have Finnish ancestry.

Grant City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 City Center neighborhood in Grant are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 31.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Grant City Center neighborhood, 39.2% 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 23.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.6%), and 14.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Grant City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the City Center neighborhood in Grant, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (17.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report German roots (11.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.5%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (10.2%), among others.

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 Grant City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (78.5%) 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 (15.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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