Southfield, MI (Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd)




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About Southfield, MI (Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd median real estate price is $123,388, which is more expensive than 49.0% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 28.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd is currently $1,138, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.9% of the neighborhoods in Michigan.

Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Southfield, Michigan.

Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 84.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, 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 Southfield, the Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 22.1% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 76.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 96.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 82.1% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 95.8% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the 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 Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood in Southfield are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 57.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.3% of U.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 Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood, 35.4% 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 27.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (26.5%), and 10.4% 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 Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood in Southfield, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (18.4%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (15.1%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (7.1%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.0% of households.

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 Mount Vernon St / Greenfield Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.5%) 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 (12.6%) and 6.8% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. 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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Southfield 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Southfield 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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SOUTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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

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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

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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
Oak Park High School
13701 Oak Park Blvd
Oak Park, MI, 48237
09-12
Oak Park Preparatory Academy
23261 Scotia Rd
Oak Park, MI, 48237
07-08
Oak Park Virtual Academy
12901 Albany St
Oak Park, MI, 48237
06-12
Great Oaks Day Treatment Program
22180 Parklawn St
Oak Park, MI, 48237
07-12
Key Elementary School
23400 Jerome St
Oak Park, MI, 48237
PK-06
Einstein Elementary School
14001 Northend Ave
Oak Park, MI, 48237
KG-06
Pepper Elementary School
24301 Church St
Oak Park, MI, 48237
KG-06
Oak Park Alternative Education Center
12901 Albany
Oak Park, MI, 48237
09-12
Nova Discipline Academy
22180 Parklawn
Oak Park, MI, 48237
02-12

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