Oaktown Heights neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan (MI), 48217 detailed profile



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Area: 0.872 square miles

Population: 1,819

Population density:
Oaktown Heights:

2,086 people per square mile
Detroit:

4,963 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Oaktown Heights in Detroit, MI neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

Age and Sex of Residents in Oaktown Heights in Detroit, MI

Races in Oaktown Heights in Detroit neighborhood in MI

Household income distribution in 2009 in Oaktown Heights in Detroit neighborhood in MI

Median household income in 2013:
Oaktown Heights:

$34,624
Detroit:

$24,820

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Oaktown Heights in Detroit neighborhood in MI

Median rent in 2013:
Oaktown Heights:

$503
Detroit:

$548

Zip codes: 48217.

Males:

878
Females:

940
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

38.4 years
Whole city:

32.9 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

35.6 years
Whole city:

37.6 years

Average household size:
Oaktown Heights:

2.6 people
Detroit:

2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
Oaktown Heights:

67.6%
Detroit:

43.4%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

46.1%
Detroit:

20.2%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Oaktown Heights:

16.3%
Detroit:

10.5%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Oaktown Heights:

12.2%
Detroit:

23.5%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Oaktown Heights:

19.1%
Detroit:

26.4%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Oaktown Heights:

21.6%
city:

28.1%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Oaktown Heights:

5.4%
Detroit:

2.5%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

48.6%
Detroit:

75.6%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Oaktown Heights:

18.3%
Detroit:

18.6%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

5.8%
city:

0.8%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

26.8%
Detroit:

5.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Oaktown Heights:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 11
  • 4 rooms: 76
  • 5 rooms: 72
  • 6 rooms: 79
  • 7 rooms: 131
  • 8 rooms: 59
  • 9+ rooms: 76

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oaktown Heights:

  • 1 room: 199
  • 2 rooms: 58
  • 3 rooms: 34
  • 4 rooms: 178
  • 5 rooms: 113
  • 6 rooms: 27
  • 7 rooms: 41
  • 8 rooms: 68
  • 9+ rooms: 47

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Oaktown Heights:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 11
  • 2 bedrooms: 115
  • 3 bedrooms: 96
  • 4 bedrooms: 35
  • 5+ bedrooms: 68

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Oaktown Heights:

  • no bedroom: 173
  • 1 bedroom: 76
  • 2 bedrooms: 88
  • 3 bedrooms: 99
  • 4 bedrooms: 49
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.8
Detroit:

1.5

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

1.2
city:

0.8

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Oaktown Heights:

43.5%
Detroit:

40.0%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (91.5% of all units):
    Oaktown Heights:

    $56,020
    Detroit:

    $49,739

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (19.3% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $115,869
    city:

    $56,597

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (3.3% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $136,757
    Detroit:

    $54,610

  • Average estimated '10 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (12.4% of all units):
    Oaktown Heights:

    $74,908
    Detroit:

    $89,440

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 51
  • 1990 to 1999: 41
  • 1980 to 1989: 62
  • 1970 to 1979: 46
  • 1960 to 1969: 63
  • 1950 to 1959: 217
  • 1940 to 1949: 138
  • 1939 or earlier: 394

City-data.com crime index for city in 2013 (higher means more crime):
City:

968.7
U.S. average:

244.1

Time Leaving Home for Work in Oaktown Heights in Detroit neighborhood in MI

Commute time to work in Oaktown Heights in Detroit neighborhood in MI


Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    25.5%
    city:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    17.2%
    city:

    25.1%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    11.1%
    city:

    16.6%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    28.8%
    city:

    14.1%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.7%
    city:

    6.3%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    10.9%
    city:

    6.8%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    2.4%
    city:

    5.1%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    7.7%
    city:

    5.5%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    2.5%
    city:

    6.0%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    27.4%
    city:

    31.9%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    35.3%
    city:

    31.3%

  • Percentage of females in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:
    Here:

    7.2%
    city:

    0.3%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    14.8%
    city:

    6.2%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    city:

    2.0%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Oaktown Heights:

0.7%
Detroit:

0.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Oaktown Heights:

    38.3%
    Detroit:

    19.3%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undgraduate colleges:
    Oaktown Heights:

    11.6%
    Detroit:

    7.3%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Oaktown Heights:

    3.0%
    Detroit:

    1.1%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Oaktown Heights:

    49.3%
    Detroit:

    7.4%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Oaktown Heights:

41.9%
Detroit:

40.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Oaktown Heights:

1994
Detroit:

1994

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Oaktown Heights:

2009
Detroit:

2011

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Oaktown Heights:

83.1%
Detroit:

43.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • No fuel used (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Limited-access highways (interstate or state) in this neighborhood:

Fisher Fwy (I- 75)

Length: 0.42 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Roads and streets:

S Fort St

Length: 2.00 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 100 to 1799

Oakwood Blvd

Length: 1.43 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 164 to 1399

S Dix St

Length: 1.19 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 100 to 1399

Schaefer Rd (S Schaefer Hwy)

Length: 0.97 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 201 to 3099

Fordson St

Length: 0.84 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 180 to 1099

Mellon St

Length: 0.73 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 13700 to 14371

Sanders St

Length: 0.72 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 12700 to 13663

Powell St

Length: 0.59 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 12700 to 13699

S Colonial St

Length: 0.58 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 200 to 671

Dumfries St

Length: 0.51 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 300 to 899

S Bayside St

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 300 to 821

S Waring St

Length: 0.48 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 400 to 1209

S Luther St

Length: 0.44 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 200 to 565

Ormond St

Length: 0.43 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 12900 to 13699

Lowdell St

Length: 0.42 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 13700 to 14299

Pleasant St

Length: 0.36 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 12680 to 13799

S Heidt St

Length: 0.32 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 499

S Schaefer Hwy

Length: 0.29 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1500 to 1621

Fordale St

Length: 0.26 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 800 to 1061

Toronto St

Length: 0.24 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 12700 to 13102

Denmark St

Length: 0.22 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 12700 to 13101

Major St

Length: 0.21 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 800 to 1061

Northampton Ave

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 13000 to 13899

Rouge St

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 300 to 599

Rouge Ave

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 800 to 999

Greyfriars St

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 500 to 699

S Greyfriar St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Lang St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 900 to 1066

Tractor St

Length: 0.09 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 12700 to 12800

S Dunkirk St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 700 to 799

Marshall Ave

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 800 to 899

Norway St

Length: 0.06 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 13100 to 13299

Gale St

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 12800 to 12845

Northampton St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 12700 to 12799

Riverside Dr

Length: 0.02 miles
Direction: SE-NW

Railroad features:

Penn Central RR

Length: 4.08 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE

Wabash RR

Length: 1.59 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
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