Pontiac, MI (Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave)




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About Pontiac, MI (Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave median real estate price is $55,670, which is less expensive than 86.7% of Michigan neighborhoods and 86.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave is currently $940, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.7% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pontiac, Michigan.

Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave real estate 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave has a 13.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.3% 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

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave neighborhood has more Finnish and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 11.1% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave (22.5%) than in 97.0% 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 Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave neighborhood in Pontiac are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 46.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.4% of U.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 Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave neighborhood, 35.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 26.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.2%), and 18.6% in executive, management, and professional 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 Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave neighborhood in Pontiac, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (23.1%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (11.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 11.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (26.6%).

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 Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.2%) 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 (22.5%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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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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Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave 0.101011101001110
Pontiac 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave 0.101011101001110
Pontiac 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Joslyn Ave / E Columbia Ave 0.101011101001110
Pontiac 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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PONTIAC CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Pontiac Middle School
1275 North Perry St
Pontiac, MI, 48340
07-09
Owen Elementary School
1700 Baldwin Ave
Pontiac, MI, 48340
KG-06
Whitmer Human Resource Center
60 Parkhurst St
Pontiac, MI, 48342
KG-06
Kennedy Center
1700 Baldwin Ave
Pontiac, MI, 48340
KG-12
Alcott School
460 West Kennett Rd
Pontiac, MI, 48340
KG-06
Herrington School
541 Bay St
Pontiac, MI, 48342
KG-06
Pontiac High School
1051 Arlene Ave
Pontiac, MI, 48340
10-12
Rogers School
2600 Dexter Rd
Auburn Hills, MI, 48326
KG-06

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