Plainwell, MI (Doster Rd / Heron Ct)




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About Plainwell, MI (Doster Rd / Heron Ct)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Doster Rd / Heron Ct median real estate price is $190,914, which is more expensive than 74.3% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 50.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Doster Rd / Heron Ct is currently $923, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.3% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Doster Rd / Heron Ct is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Plainwell, Michigan.

Doster Rd / Heron Ct real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Doster Rd / Heron Ct neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Doster Rd / Heron Ct are 7.2%, which is lower than one will find in 61.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Doster Rd / Heron Ct is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Plainwell, the Doster Rd / Heron Ct 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 Doster Rd / Heron Ct neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Doster Rd / Heron Ct neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 12.7% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Michigan. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.


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 Doster Rd / Heron Ct neighborhood in Plainwell are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.1% 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 83.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Doster Rd / Heron Ct neighborhood, 31.6% 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 27.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.4%), and 17.5% 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 Doster Rd / Heron Ct neighborhood in Plainwell, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (12.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Doster Rd / Heron Ct neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% 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 Doster Rd / Heron Ct neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.9%) 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 (7.3%) . 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

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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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Plainwell 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Plainwell 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Plainwell 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
Cooper Elementary School
7559 North 14 Th St
Kalamazoo, MI, 49009
KG-05
Renaissance High School
422 Acorn St
Plainwell, MI, 49080
09-12
Gilkey Elementary School
707 South Woodhams St
Plainwell, MI, 49080
KG-05
Plainwell High School
684 Starr Rd
Plainwell, MI, 49080
09-12
Starr Elementary School
601 School Dr
Plainwell, MI, 49080
KG-05
Plainwell Middle School
720 Brigham St
Plainwell, MI, 49080
06-08

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