Okemos, MI (W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd)



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About Okemos, MI (W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd median real estate price is $342,419, which is more expensive than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 69.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd is currently $1,020, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.6% of Michigan neighborhoods.

W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Okemos, Michigan.

W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd, the current vacancy rate is 3.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Michigan by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in Michigan. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and active retirees.

Also, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 40.3% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 71.1% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd neighborhood has more Iranian and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 1.1% have Belgian ancestry.

W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd neighborhood in Okemos are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 94.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd neighborhood, 71.1% 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 16.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.3%), and 7.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India, Chinese and Persian.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd neighborhood in Okemos, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report Asian roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.5%), among others. In addition, 14.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 W Grand River Ave / Van Atta Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.8%) 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 (8.3%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Okemos 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.49

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Okemos 0.101011101001110
Michigan 26

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

OKEMOS PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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Better than of MI school districts.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
A English Language School
1120 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823
N-N
Bennett Woods Elementary School
2650 Bennett Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
PK-04
Chippewa Middle School
4000 Okemos Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
07-08
Cornell Elementary School
4371 Cornell Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
KG-04
Edgewood Early Childhood Center School
1826 Osage
Okemos, MI 48864
PK-PK
Hiawatha Elementary School
1900 Jolly Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
KG-04
Kinawa School
1900 Kinawa Dr
Okemos, MI 48864
05-06
Okemos High School
2800 Jolly Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
09-12
Okemos Public Montessoricentral School
4406 Okemos Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
PK-04
* 10 is highest

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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HASLETT PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Haslett High School
5450 Marsh Rd
Haslett, MI 48840
09-12
Haslett Middle School
1535 Franklin St
Haslett, MI 48840
06-08
Murphy Elementary School
1875 Lake Lansing Rd
Haslett, MI 48840
02-05
Vera Ralya Elementary School
5645 School St
Haslett, MI 48840
02-05
Wilkshire School
5750 Academic Way
Haslett, MI 48840
PK-01
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

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WILLIAMSTON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Williamston Discovery Elementary School
350 Highland St
Williamston, MI 48895
PK-02
Williamston Explorer Elementary School
416 Highland St
Williamston, MI 48895
03-05
Williamston High School
3939 Vanneter Rd
Williamston, MI 48895
09-12
Williamston Middle School
3845 Vanneter Rd
Williamston, MI 48895
06-08
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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