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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd median real estate price is $264,528, which is more expensive than 57.9% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 37.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd is currently $4,500, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jackson, Michigan.

Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd has a 13.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.5% 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

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.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 94.7% of commuters who live in the Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Real Estate

The Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.2% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 97.7% of all neighborhoods in America.

People

If you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 12.0% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of Michigan. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Diversity

Did you know that the Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd neighborhood has more Swiss and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 1.2% have Belgian ancestry.

Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 17.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% 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 Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd neighborhood in Jackson are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.9% 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 72.2% of America'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 Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd neighborhood, 57.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 23.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.4%), and 8.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households. Some people also speak Polish (17.1%).

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 Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd neighborhood in Jackson, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (24.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (23.0%), and residents who report German roots (22.9%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (12.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.7%), 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 Vrooman Rd / Mapledale Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.7%) 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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