Zeeland, MI (Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station)




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About Zeeland, MI (Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station median real estate price is $211,541, which is more expensive than 82.3% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 57.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station is currently $999, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.3% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Zeeland, Michigan.

Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station 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 Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station, the current vacancy rate is 0.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 45.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.

Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station is among the best neighborhoods for families in Michigan. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.9% 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 Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station neighborhood.

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 0.9% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station 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.


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 Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station neighborhood in Zeeland are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.3% 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 79.6% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station neighborhood, 31.5% 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 28.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.0%), and 18.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: 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 Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station neighborhood in Zeeland, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dutch (45.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (21.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (5.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.6% 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 Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (89.9%) 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 (8.7%) . 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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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 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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Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station 0.101011101001110
Zeeland 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station 0.101011101001110
Zeeland 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Forest Grove / Forest Grove Station 0.101011101001110
Zeeland 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 15 Condition Alerts found.

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HUDSONVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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

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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.

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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

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