South Haven, MI (City Center)




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About South Haven, MI (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of South Haven is $276,795, which is more expensive than 85.7% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 64.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in South Haven City Center is currently $837, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.3% of Michigan neighborhoods.

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

Real estate in the City Center of South Haven, 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 established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in South Haven City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 52.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (47.5%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 South Haven, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 52.9% of the residential real estate vacant, the South Haven City Center neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the South Haven City Center neighborhood has more Dutch and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 2.3% have British ancestry.

South Haven City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 19.5% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the South Haven City Center neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.7% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.


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 South Haven are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 70.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 8.8% 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 67.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 South Haven City Center neighborhood, 35.5% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.1%), and 10.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the City Center neighborhood in South Haven, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.4%), and residents who report French roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the South Haven City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households.

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 South Haven City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (91.2%) 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 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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South Haven 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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City Center 0.101011101001110
South Haven 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Better than of MI school districts.

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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
Career And Early College Academy
125 Veterans Dr
South Haven, MI, 49090
06-12
North Shore Elementary
7320 North Shore Dr
South Haven, MI, 49090
01-05
Lincoln School
500 Elkenburg St
South Haven, MI, 49090
PK-03
Maple Grove Elementary School
72399 12 Th Ave
South Haven, MI, 49090
PK-03
South Haven High School
600 Elkenburg St
South Haven, MI, 49090
09-12
Baseline Middle School
7357 Baseline Rd
South Haven, MI, 49090
06-08

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