Highland Park, MI (Woodward Ave / Pasadena St)




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About Highland Park, MI (Woodward Ave / Pasadena St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Woodward Ave / Pasadena St median real estate price is $27,391, which is less expensive than 96.9% of Michigan neighborhoods and 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Woodward Ave / Pasadena St is currently $473, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 98.8% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Woodward Ave / Pasadena St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Highland Park, Michigan.

Woodward Ave / Pasadena St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Woodward Ave / Pasadena St 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 Woodward Ave / Pasadena St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.5% 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 Woodward Ave / Pasadena St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the Woodward Ave / Pasadena St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note, 88.0% 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, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.7% of the adult residents in the Woodward Ave / Pasadena St neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, one of the most interesting things about the Woodward Ave / Pasadena St neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 53.9% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (32.8% ride the bus) than 99.3% 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: 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 Woodward Ave / Pasadena St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 40.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Woodward Ave / Pasadena St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 92.9%, which is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, the Woodward Ave / Pasadena St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 83.0% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.


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 Woodward Ave / Pasadena 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 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 88.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Woodward Ave / Pasadena St neighborhood, 35.5% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.9%), and 10.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Woodward Ave / Pasadena St neighborhood in Highland Park, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Jamaican (6.7%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Woodward Ave / Pasadena St neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.5% 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 Woodward Ave / Pasadena St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.6% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (54.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (32.8%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Highland Park 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Woodward Ave / Pasadena St 0.101011101001110
Highland Park 0.101011101001110
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Woodward Ave / Pasadena St 0.101011101001110
Highland Park 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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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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