Stadium Dr / S 8th St median real estate price is $287,773, which is more expensive than 64.5% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 43.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Stadium Dr / S 8th St is currently $1,778, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.6% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.
Stadium Dr / S 8th St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Stadium Dr / S 8th St 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Stadium Dr / S 8th St 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.
In Stadium Dr / S 8th St, the current vacancy rate is 2.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Stadium Dr / S 8th St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Stadium Dr / S 8th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the Stadium Dr / S 8th St neighborhood has more Dutch and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 2.6% have Finnish ancestry.
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 Stadium Dr / S 8th St neighborhood in Kalamazoo are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 26.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.1% 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 Stadium Dr / S 8th St neighborhood, 37.5% 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 24.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.7%), and 16.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Stadium Dr / S 8th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.4% of households.
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 Stadium Dr / S 8th St neighborhood in Kalamazoo, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.7%), and residents who report English roots (8.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (8.3%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (7.4%), among others.
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 Stadium Dr / S 8th St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.6%) 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 (9.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.