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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr median real estate price is $205,733, which is more expensive than 37.3% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 22.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr is currently $1,692, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.9% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jackson, Michigan.

Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr are 3.4%, which is lower than one will find in 77.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Jackson, the Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 91.0% of commuters who live in the Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 58.7% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Diversity

Did you know that the Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr neighborhood has more Romanian and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 2.3% have Hungarian ancestry.

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 Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr neighborhood in Jackson are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.2% 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 64.0% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr neighborhood, 50.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.7%), and 8.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.2% of households. Some people also speak Polish (4.4%).

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 Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr neighborhood in Jackson, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (31.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.2%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.1%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.

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 Lansing Ave / Shirley Dr neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (91.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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