Highland Park, MI (Hamilton Ave / North St)




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About Highland Park, MI (Hamilton Ave / North St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Hamilton Ave / North St median real estate price is $60,070, which is less expensive than 83.1% of Michigan neighborhoods and 83.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Hamilton Ave / North St is currently $801, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.2% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Hamilton Ave / North St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Highland Park, Michigan.

Hamilton Ave / North St 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Hamilton Ave / North St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 45.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, 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 Highland Park, the Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (51.5% ride the bus) than 99.9% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 24.6% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note, 84.7% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 52.3%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 45.9% of the residential real estate vacant, the Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.1% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.7% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 15.7% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 25.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood in Highland Park are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 84.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.6% of U.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 Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood, 40.9% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 38.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (16.4%), and 9.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood in Highland Park, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (15.7%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (15.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (2.7%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.3% of households.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (24.6%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (51.5%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (48.5%) . The bus provides a valuable service in the Hamilton Ave / North St neighborhood of Highland Park by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Hamilton Ave / North St 0.101011101001110
Highland Park 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Hamilton Ave / North St 0.101011101001110
Highland Park 0.101011101001110
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Hamilton Ave / North St 0.101011101001110
Highland Park 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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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
Career Academy/Adult Education
Glendale At Second Ave
Highland Park, MI, 48203
09-12

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