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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Evans / Sheffield median real estate price is $387,613, which is more expensive than 82.1% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 56.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Evans / Sheffield is currently $2,177, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.0% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

Evans / Sheffield is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rockford, Michigan.

Evans / Sheffield real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Evans / Sheffield neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Evans / Sheffield, the current vacancy rate is 2.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Evans / Sheffield is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Rockford, the Evans / Sheffield neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Evans / Sheffield is among the best neighborhoods for families in Michigan. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.8% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Michigan. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Evans / Sheffield neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Real Estate

Real estate in the Evans / Sheffield neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

In addition, the Evans / Sheffield neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.4% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 95.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the Evans / Sheffield neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Diversity

Did you know that the Evans / Sheffield neighborhood has more Polish and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 17.4% have Dutch ancestry.

Evans / Sheffield is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.7% 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 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Evans / Sheffield neighborhood in Rockford are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.1% 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 74.7% 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 Evans / Sheffield neighborhood, 50.1% 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 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.1%), and 8.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

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 Evans / Sheffield neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

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 Evans / Sheffield neighborhood in Rockford, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (35.3%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (25.1%), and residents who report Dutch roots (17.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.1%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (8.1%), 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 Evans / Sheffield neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (86.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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