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: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Wilshire Ter / Kingman Dr neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, the Wilshire Ter / Kingman Dr neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
7.0% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of Michigan. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Wilshire Ter / Kingman Dr neighborhood stands out by having 95.1% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of all American
Notable & Unique: 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 Wilshire Ter / Kingman Dr neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 97.5% 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Wilshire Ter / Kingman Dr neighborhood has more
German and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 42.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 2.2% have Danish ancestry.
Wilshire Ter / Kingman Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% 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 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Wilshire Ter / Kingman Dr neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.4% of neighborhoods in America.