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 Macomb,
the 22 Mile Rd / Tilch Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 22 Mile Rd / Tilch Rd neighborhood has more
Polish and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 1.9% have Belgian ancestry.
22 Mile Rd / Tilch Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
More residents of the 22 Mile Rd / Tilch Rd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
22 Mile Rd / Tilch Rd neighborhood stands out by having 94.9% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of all American
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, 22 Mile Rd / Tilch Rd
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Michigan. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 96.3% 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
22 Mile Rd / Tilch Rd neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the 22 Mile Rd / Tilch 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 99.4% 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. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.5% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the 22 Mile Rd / Tilch Rd neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the 22 Mile Rd / Tilch Rd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 83.1% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.