About Jenison, MI (Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave median real estate price is $254,013, which is more expensive than 75.5% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 49.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave is currently $1,242, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.3% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jenison, Michigan.

Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Wilshere Dr / Marcan 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.

In Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave, the current vacancy rate is 3.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Notable & Unique: People

Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave neighborhood may actually hold the key. 70.4% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave is among the best neighborhoods for families in Michigan. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.4% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Michigan. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.7% of neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave neighborhood has more Dutch and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 10.7% have Polish ancestry.

Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.6% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave neighborhood in Jenison are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.7% 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 69.7% of America'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 Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave neighborhood, 35.9% 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 26.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (25.1%), and 12.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households. Some people also speak Polish (10.6%).

The Neighbors: 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 Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave neighborhood in Jenison, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dutch (33.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (26.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.6%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (9.3%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Wilshere Dr / Marcan Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.5%) 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 (11.8%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Baldwin Street Middle School
3835 Baldwin St
Hudsonville, MI 49426
06-08
Georgetown Elementary School
3909 Baldwin St
Hudsonville, MI 49426
KG-05
Alward Elementary School
3811 Port Sheldon St
Hudsonville, MI 49426
PK-05
Hudsonville Freshman Building School
3370 Allen St
Hudsonville, MI 49426
09-09
Hudsonville High School
5037 32 Nd Ave
Hudsonville, MI 49426
10-12
Pinewood School
2405 Chippewa St
Jenison, MI 49428
KG-06
Jenison High School
2140 Bauer Rd
Jenison, MI 49428
08-12
Rosewood School
2370 Tyler St
Jenison, MI 49428
KG-06
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

HUDSONVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

(10 is best)

Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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JENISON PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

(10 is best)

Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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