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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Waldenburg neighborhood has more
Belgian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 21.0% have Polish ancestry.
Waldenburg is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.6% 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 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Waldenburg neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 1.8% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Michigan.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Waldenburg neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 65.6% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.0% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 95.2% of commuters who live in the
Waldenburg neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
More residents of the Waldenburg neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 96.0% 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: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Waldenburg neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.7% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Waldenburg neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 99.0% of all American neighborhoods.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Waldenburg 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, 92.9% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.