Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park median real estate price is $260,732, which is more expensive than 63.9% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 39.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park is currently $1,601, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.8% of Michigan neighborhoods.
Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Onsted, Michigan.
Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 25.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 91.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (22.5%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Onsted, the Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you're planning where to retire, the Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park neighborhood in Onsted is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in MI, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.6% of the neighborhoods in Michigan. If you are considering retiring to Michigan, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Did you know that the Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park neighborhood has more Finnish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 6.9% have Scottish ancestry.
Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park neighborhood in Onsted are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 56.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.7% 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 69.4% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park neighborhood, 40.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.8%), and 13.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
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 Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park neighborhood in Onsted, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (19.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (7.0%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.
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 Cambridge Junction / Oak Shade Park neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (29.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (77.2%) 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 (12.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.