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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Pine Grove Park median real estate price is $138,867, which is less expensive than 75.6% of Michigan neighborhoods and 86.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Pine Grove Park is currently $1,509, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.2% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Pine Grove Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Port Huron, Michigan.

Pine Grove Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Pine Grove Park neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Pine Grove Park are 3.6%, which is lower than one will find in 77.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Pine Grove Park 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 Port Huron, the Pine Grove Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Pine Grove Park (24.4%) than in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Pine Grove Park neighborhood has more Canadian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 3.3% have Slovak ancestry.

Pine Grove Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.3% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Pine Grove Park neighborhood in Port Huron are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 12.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Pine Grove Park neighborhood, 31.9% 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 30.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (26.4%), and 11.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Pine Grove Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% of households. Some people also speak Polish (10.3%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Pine Grove Park neighborhood in Port Huron, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (7.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Pine Grove Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (67.0%) 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 (24.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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