Royal Oak, MI (City Center)




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About Royal Oak, MI (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Royal Oak is $297,950, which is more expensive than 92.9% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 70.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Royal Oak City Center is currently $1,328, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.2% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

Royal Oak City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Royal Oak, Michigan.

Real estate in the City Center of Royal Oak, MI is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 City Center 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.

In Royal Oak City Center, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Royal Oak City Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Royal Oak City Center neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Royal Oak City Center neighborhood has more Lebanese and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 2.6% have Canadian ancestry.

Royal Oak City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the Royal Oak City Center neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 48.0% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 96.0% 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 City Center neighborhood in Royal Oak are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.2% 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 82.9% 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 Royal Oak City Center neighborhood, 60.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 19.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.4%), and 4.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 City Center neighborhood in Royal Oak, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.1%), and residents who report Polish roots (12.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (7.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Royal Oak City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households. Some people also speak French (2.0%).

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 Royal Oak City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.1%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Royal Oak, MI (City Center) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
City Center 0.101011101001110
Royal Oak 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16

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Royal Oak VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Michigan 18.86

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Royal Oak 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 15 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

ROYAL OAK SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Alfred E. Upton Elementary School
4400 Mandalay Ave
Royal Oak, MI, 48073
PK-06
Oakland Elementary School
2415 Brockton Ave
Royal Oak, MI, 48067
KG-06
Oak Ridge Elementary School
506 East 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI, 48073
KG-06
Northwood Elementary School
926 West 12 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI, 48073
KG-06
Royal Oak High School
1500 Lexington Blvd
Royal Oak, MI, 48073
08-12
Addams Elementary And Ecc School
2222 West Webster Rd
Royal Oak, MI, 48073
PK-05
Royal Oak Middle School
709 North Washington Ave
Royal Oak, MI, 48067
05-09
Keller Elementary School
1505 North Campbell Rd
Royal Oak, MI, 48067
PK-06
Churchill Community Ed. Center School
707 Girard Ave
Royal Oak, MI, 48073
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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BERKLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

(10 is best)

Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Pattengill School
3540 Morrison Ave
Berkley, MI, 48072
PK-06
Norup International School
14450 Manhattan St
Oak Park, MI, 48237
PK-09
Angell Elementary School
3849 Beverly Blvd
Berkley, MI, 48072
PK-05
Rogers Elementary School
2265 Hamilton Ave
Berkley, MI, 48072
PK-05
Burton Elementary School
26315 Scotia Rd
Huntington Woods, MI, 48070
PK-05
Berkley High School
2325 Catalpa Dr
Berkley, MI, 48072
08-12
Anderson Middle School
3205 Catalpa Dr
Berkley, MI, 48072
06-09

School District Enrollment By Group

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White (non-hispanic)
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