Oscoda, MI (Town Center)




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About Oscoda, MI (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Oscoda is $81,891, which is less expensive than 73.4% of Michigan neighborhoods and 73.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Oscoda Town Center is currently $673, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 94.2% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Oscoda Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Oscoda, Michigan.

Real estate in the Town Center of Oscoda, MI is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Town Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Oscoda Town Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 33.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (26.2%). 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Oscoda, the Town Center 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 Oscoda Town Center neighborhood has more Austrian and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 3.1% have French Canadian ancestry.

Oscoda Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 33.4% of the residential real estate vacant, the Oscoda Town Center neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Town Center neighborhood in Oscoda are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 12.9% 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 57.4% of America'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 Oscoda Town Center neighborhood, 32.8% 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 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.4%), and 15.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Town Center neighborhood in Oscoda, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Oscoda Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households.

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 Oscoda Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (84.4%) 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 (11.4%) . 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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Oscoda 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16

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Michigan 18.86

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Oscoda 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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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
Oscoda Area High School
3550 East River Rd
Oscoda, MI, 48750
07-12
Richardson Elementary School
3630 River Road
Oscoda, MI, 48750
PK-06

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