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 Monroe,
the Grape 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 Grape neighborhood has more
Belgian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 13.0% have French ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Grape neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Grape neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Also, the Grape neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
7.8% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of Michigan. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 97.4% of commuters who live in the
Grape neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Grape
neighborhood than in 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Grape neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 35.7% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.1% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Grape neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.7% of neighborhoods in America.