Muskegon, MI (Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr)




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About Muskegon, MI (Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr median real estate price is $76,519, which is less expensive than 76.0% of Michigan neighborhoods and 76.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr is currently $863, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.9% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Muskegon, Michigan.

Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr has a 11.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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 Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr neighborhood has more Dutch and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 0.9% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note, 59.4% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.


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 Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr neighborhood in Muskegon are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 59.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.2% of U.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 Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr neighborhood, 38.5% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (18.7%), and 15.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr neighborhood in Muskegon, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.6%). There are also a number of people of Dutch ancestry (8.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (7.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.9%).

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 Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (80.5%) 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 (16.8%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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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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Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr 0.101011101001110
Muskegon 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16

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Washington Ave / Lakeshore Dr 0.101011101001110
Muskegon 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86

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Muskegon 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of MI school districts.

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Marquette Elementary School
480 Bennett St
Muskegon, MI, 49442
PK-06
Muskegon High School
80 West Southern Ave
Muskegon, MI, 49441
09-12
Moon Elementary School
1826 Hoyt St
Muskegon, MI, 49442
PK-06
Nelson Elementary School
550 West Grand Ave
Muskegon, MI, 49441
PK-06
Oakview Elementary School
1420 Madison St
Muskegon, MI, 49442
PK-06
Muskegon Middle School
1150 Amity Ave
Muskegon, MI, 49442
07-08
Lakeside Elementary
2312 Denmark St
Muskegon, MI, 49441
KG-06
Muskegon Community Education Center
571 E Apple Ave
Muskegon, MI, 49442
KG-12

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