Livonia, MI (Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd)




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About Livonia, MI (Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd median real estate price is $248,640, which is more expensive than 87.5% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 63.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd is currently $1,409, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.6% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Livonia, Michigan.

Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd neighborhood has more Polish and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 2.8% have Lebanese ancestry.

Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Merriman Rd / 7 Mile 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 100.0% 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 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, real estate in the Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 24.8% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 13.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Michigan. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd neighborhood in Livonia are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.4% 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 85.6% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd neighborhood, 37.6% 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 34.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.3%), and 10.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd neighborhood in Livonia, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (24.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.3%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.7% of households. Some people also speak Arabic (3.0%).

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 Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.2%) 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 (7.0%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Livonia 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Merriman Rd / 7 Mile Rd 0.101011101001110
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Livonia 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

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LIVONIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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