Arcadia North median real estate price is $405,505, which is more expensive than 81.6% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 58.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Arcadia North is currently $2,054, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.5% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.
Arcadia North is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Arcadia North 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Arcadia North neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Arcadia North has a 10.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 62.8% 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.
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 Kalamazoo, the Arcadia North neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Our research reveals that 91.8% of commuters who live in the Arcadia North neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 49.3%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 95.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.
Did you know that the Arcadia North neighborhood has more Lebanese and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 7.4% have Dutch ancestry.
Arcadia North is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.0% 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 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Arcadia North neighborhood in Kalamazoo are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.0% 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 75.2% of U.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 Arcadia North neighborhood, 45.1% 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 21.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.6%), and 15.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Arcadia North neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
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 Arcadia North neighborhood in Kalamazoo, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.8%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (7.4%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.
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 Arcadia North neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.8%) 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.