Lansing, MI (Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave)




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About Lansing, MI (Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave median real estate price is $183,309, which is more expensive than 72.9% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 48.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave is currently $925, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.1% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lansing, Michigan.

Falls Ct / W Michigan 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Falls Ct / W Michigan 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 Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave, the current vacancy rate is 4.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Falls Ct / W Michigan 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

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 96.7% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in the Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 67.2% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 95.2% of American neighborhoods.


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 Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave neighborhood in Lansing are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 72.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 11.1% 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 61.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave neighborhood, 33.9% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.6%), and 18.4% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave neighborhood in Lansing, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.1%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.5%).

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 Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.8%) 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 (11.1%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave 0.101011101001110
Lansing 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16

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Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave 0.101011101001110
Lansing 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86

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Falls Ct / W Michigan Ave 0.101011101001110
Lansing 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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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:

GRAND LEDGE PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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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
Eaton County Youth Facility School
822 Courthouse Driver
Charlotte, MI, 48813
05-12
T.c. Holbrook School
615 Jones St
Grand Ledge, MI, 48837
PK-PK
Kenneth T. Beagle Elementary School
600 W South St
Grand Ledge, MI, 48837
01-07
C.w. Neff Early Childhood And Kindergarten Center School
950 Jenne St
Grand Ledge, MI, 48837
PK-01
Leon W. Hayes Middle School
12620 Nixon Rd
Grand Ledge, MI, 48837
06-09
Wacousta Elementary School
9135 West Herbison Rd
Eagle, MI, 48822
KG-07
Grand Ledge High School
820 Spring St
Grand Ledge, MI, 48837
09-12
Delta Center Elementary School
305 South Canal Rd
Lansing, MI, 48917
01-08
Willow Ridge Elementary School
12840 Nixon Rd
Grand Ledge, MI, 48837
01-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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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
Waverly Middle School
620 Snow Rd
Lansing, MI, 48917
06-09
Elmwood Elementary School
1533 Elmwood Rd
Lansing, MI, 48917
KG-05
Winans Elementary School
5401 W Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI, 48917
KG-05
Waverly Senior High School
160 Snow Rd
Lansing, MI, 48917
08-12
Meryl S. Colt Elementary School
4344 West Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI, 48917
PK-01
East Intermediate School
3131 West Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI, 48917
05-07

School District Enrollment By Group

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