Jackson, MI (W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave)




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About Jackson, MI (W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave median real estate price is $108,265, which is less expensive than 60.0% of Michigan neighborhoods and 60.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave is currently $803, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.0% of Michigan neighborhoods.

W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jackson, Michigan.

W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave has a 14.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 73.4% 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

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 W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 12.6% have Polish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, the W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Jackson neighborhood.


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 W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave neighborhood in Jackson are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 25.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.7% 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 W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave neighborhood, 31.7% 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 29.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.0%), and 15.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave neighborhood in Jackson, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.1%), and residents who report Polish roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.9% 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 W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (77.1%) 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 (16.9%) . 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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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave 0.101011101001110
Jackson 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave 0.101011101001110
Jackson 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86

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W Michigan Ave / Wildwood Ave 0.101011101001110
Jackson 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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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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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

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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
Parma Elementary School
385 Elizabeth St
Parma, MI, 49269
PK-05
Bean Elementary School
3201 Noble Rd
Spring Arbor, MI, 49283
KG-05
Warner Elementary School
118 Star Rd
Spring Arbor, MI, 49283
KG-05
Western Middle School
1400 South Dearing Rd
Parma, MI, 49269
06-08
Woodville Community Center School
3950 Catherine St
Jackson, MI, 49203
PK-12
Western High School
1400 South Dearing Rd
Parma, MI, 49269
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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NORTHWEST COMMUNITY SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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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.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Northwest Kidder Middle School
6700 Rives Junction Rd
Jackson, MI, 49201
06-08
Parnall Elementary School
3737 Lansing Ave
Jackson, MI, 49202
PK-02
Northwest High School
4200 Van Horn Rd
Jackson, MI, 49201
09-12
Northwest Elementary School
3757 Lansing Ave
Jackson, MI, 49202
03-05
Northwest Alternative High School
6900 Rives Junction Rd
Jackson, MI, 49201
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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