Livability Score

69
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities C

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) F
Detroit Sip
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Ashe Supply Co.
Coffee Shop
Catfe Lounge
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Java Hutt
Coffee Shop
Delite Cafe & Deli
Coffee Shop
The Red Hook
Coffee Shop
Biggby Coffee
Coffee Shop
Detroit Bubble Tea Ferndale
Coffee Shop
Detroit Fleet Food Truck Park
Coffee Shop
Chazzano Coffee Roasters
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Eleos Coffee
Coffee Shop
Drifter Coffee
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Hilton Rd Cafe
Coffee Shop
Doug's Delight
Coffee Shop
Royal Oak Roast
Coffee Shop
The Congregation
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (0) F
Splash Park
Water Park
Olympus Theater
Nightclub
Renaissance Bowling
Bowling Alley
Unknown Name
Art Gallery
Backstreet Multiplex
Nightclub
Unknown Name
Nightclub
Unknown Name
Stadium
Lawrence St. Art Gallery
Art Gallery
Ferndale Historical Society Museum
Museum
Detroit Repertory Theater
Theatre Arts
Orchid
Nightclub
The Ringwald Theater
Theatre Arts
The Grasshopper Underground
Nightclub
Painting with a Twist
Theatre Arts
Go! Comedy
Theatre Arts
Luxury Lanes
Bowling Alley
Magic Bag
Theatre Arts
The Palms
Nightclub
Cotton Family Wetlands Boardwalk
Attraction
Bison
Attraction
Unknown Name
Attraction
Farm animals
Attraction
Polk Penguin Conservation Center
Attraction
Jane and Frank Warchol Beaver Habitat
Attraction
South American Animals
Attraction
Food and Drink (1) D-
Trade Winds Liquor & Market
Alcohol
Captain Jay's Fish & Chicken
Fast Food
what's the dill
Deli
McDonald's
Fast Food
Good Times
Bar
Bucharest Grill
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
U of D Coney Island
Fast Food
Church's Chicken
Fast Food
College Liquor Shoppe
Alcohol
Shop & Save Liquor
Alcohol
S & G Liquor
Alcohol
Toms Liquor Palace
Alcohol
Subway
Fast Food
Menjo's
Bar
KFC
Fast Food
Dairy World
Sweets
Unknown Name
Alcohol
The Stonehouse
Bar
Dean's Party Store
Alcohol
Blue Seas Fish Market
Fast Food
KFC
Fast Food
Detroit Palace
Alcohol
Checkers
Fast Food
Left's Cheesesteak
Fast Food
Fitness (0) F
Cooper's Gym
Gym
Johnson Recreation Center
Community Centre
Planet Fitness
Gym
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Body Morph Gym
Gym
St. Benedict's Hall
Community Centre
Kulick Community Center
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Samastah Yoga
Gym
The Fit Park
Gym
EnSoul Yoga
Gym
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Snap Fitness
Gym
Unknown Name
Gym
Station 515
Gym
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Dexter Elmhurst Community Center
Community Centre
Sutton House
Community Centre
Aerial Dragonfly Movement Studio
Gym
Hazel Park Community Center
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Don Bosco Hall
Community Centre
Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament Community Center
Community Centre
LA Fitness
Gym
Oak Park Community Center
Community Centre
Groceries (1) B
Savon Foods Supermarket
Grocery Store
Mike's Fresh Market
Grocery Store
Good Cakes and Bakes
Bakery
Farmer's Best Grocery Store
Grocery Store
Dutch Girl Dontus
Bakery
Liberty Food Center
Grocery Store
Meijer
Grocery Store
S & J Meat Market
Butcher
Aldi
Grocery Store
Kitty’s Cheesecakes & More
Bakery
Fresh Fish House
Seafood
Kroger
Grocery Store
Value Save Food Center
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
King Saver Foods
Grocery Store
Glory Supermarket
Grocery Store
Victor Bakery
Bakery
Western Market
Grocery Store
Natural Food Patch
Grocery Store
Cupcake Station
Bakery
Organic Food & Vitamin Center
Grocery Store
Ferndale Foods
Grocery Store
Davison Fish Fry N Seafood
Seafood
Apple Fritter Donuts
Bakery
Unknown Name
Grocery Store
Parks (4) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Belden-Santa Maria Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Sherwood Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Palmer Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Hyde Park
Park
Pilgrim Village/Martin Park Community Park
Park
St. Martins Park
Park
Woodward-7 Mile Park
Park
Quincy-Midland Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Lollo Playground
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Gmeiner Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (5) A+
happy to be nappy
Beauty
Marathon
Convenience Store
Pet Supplies Plus
Pets
Marathon
Convenience Store
BP Shop
Convenience Store
Marathon
Convenience Store
Marathon
Convenience Store
Marathon
Convenience Store
Fashions For Less
Clothing
Clout Apparel
Clothing
Livernois Bike Shop
Bicycle
Krispy Addicts
Clothing
Marathon
Convenience Store
Three Thirteen
Clothing
Marathon
Convenience Store
Citgo
Convenience Store
ToGo
Convenience Store
Dre's Family Barber & Beauty Shop
Beauty
Sunoco
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Hairdresser
Marathon
Convenience Store
BP Shop
Convenience Store
Sunoco
Convenience Store
BP Shop
Convenience Store
Shears & Shaves
Beauty
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 2.0% take public transportation in University District.
Public Transit Stops (6)
Stops & Stations
A+
Livernois / Curtis (SB)
Bus Stop
Livernois / Thatcher (NB)
Bus Stop
Curtis / Livernois NS (EB)
Bus Stop
Curtis / Livernois (WB)
Bus Stop
Livernois / Thatcher (SB)
Bus Stop
Livernois / Santa Clara (NB)
Bus Stop
Curtis / Santa Rosa (WB)
Bus Stop
Livernois / Santa Clara (SB)
Bus Stop
Curtis / Monica (EB)
Bus Stop
Livernois / Santa Maria (NB)
Bus Stop
Curtis / Prairie (WB)
Bus Stop
Livernois / Santa Maria (SB)
Bus Stop
Curtis / San Juan (EB)
Bus Stop
McNichols / Quincy NS (WB)
Bus Stop
McNichols / Fairfield (WB)
Bus Stop
McNichols / Oak (EB)
Bus Stop
Livernois / McNichols (NB)
Bus Stop
McNichols / Livernois (EB)
Bus Stop
Curtis / Pennington (WB)
Bus Stop
Fairfield / McNichols (SB)
Bus Stop
Curtis / Santa Barbara (EB)
Bus Stop
Curtis / Woodingham (WB)
Bus Stop
Curtis / Woodingham NS (EB)
Bus Stop
Livernois / Grove (NB)
Bus Stop
Fairfield / Grove (SB)
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
2.0%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in University District is 108/100 - which is 21% higher than Michigan.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
A+
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crime F

University District crime rates are 8,996 per 100k, which is 350% higher than Michigan
Property Crime
7,626 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
1,370 crimes per 100k
F
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employment A+

The median income in University District is $83,828 - which is 65% higher than Michigan.
Med. Household Income
$83,828
A
Unemployment Rate
7.0%
F
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health D+

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (2)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A
Unknown Name
Fire Station
DFD Engine 51 firehouse (Squad 5, Medic 18)
Fire Station
Precinct 12 Police Station
Police
Wyoming Discount Health Mart Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Phlebotomy Express Training Center
Clinic
Rite Aid
Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
DaVita Dialysis
Clinic
New Light Recovery Center
Clinic
Fuller General Dentistry
Dentist
Nolan Family Health Center
Clinic
DFD Engine 30
Fire Station
Engine Number 44 Fire Station
Fire Station
Medic 3
Ambulance Station
Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital
Hospital
Highland Park Medical Center
Doctor
Highland Park Police
Police
Grace Dialysis Center
Doctor
DK Dental
Dentist
City Urgent Care & Telemedicine
Clinic
Unknown Name
Clinic
DaVita Dialysis
Clinic
Unknown Name
Clinic
Engine Number 40 Fire Station
Fire Station
Dr. Ronald F Williamson MD
Doctor
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing A+

University District home prices are $251,600 - which is 97% higher than Michigan
Home Price
$251,600
A
Home Appreciation Rate
42%
A+
Home Affordability
3x (home price to income ratio)
B+
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schools F

The University District graduation rate is 91% - which is 6% higher than Michigan
School Test Scores
7%
F
High School Grad. Rates
91%
A-
Elementary Schools (2) C-
Palmer Park Preparatory Academy
Gesu Catholic School
Bagley Elementary School
Robeson Academy Malcolm X Academy
Pasteur Elementary School
Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementarymiddle School
Marshall Thurgood Elementary School
Bates Academy
Joy Preparatory Academy
Macdowell Preparatory Academy
Schulze Elementarymiddle School
Greenfield Union Elementarymiddle School
Ferndale Adult Education
Martin Luther King Jr Education Center Academy
Adamyoungs Building
Sigma Academy For Leadership And Early Middle College
Ferndale Middle School
Dps Foundation For Early Learners Glazer
New Paradigm Glazer Academy
Ferndale Montessori Center
George Washington Carver Elementary School
George Washington Carver Middle School
Lincolnking Academy
David Ellis Academy
Ace Academy Sda Glendale Lincoln Woodward
High Schools (0) F
The School At Marygrove
Mumford High School
Tri County Educational Center
Ferndale High School
Loyola High School
David Ellis Academy
University High School
Creative Learning Center Highland Park
Ace Academy Sda Glendale Lincoln Woodward
University Yes Academy
Randolph Career And Technical Center
Oak Park Virtual Academy
Oak Park Alternative Education Center
Jerry L White Center High School
Renaissance High School
Hazel Park Adult Education
Hazel Park Esl 9 Mile
Hazel Park Access Alternative School
Michigan Cyber Academy
Central High School
Casa
Jalen Rose Leadership Academy
Viking Virtual Academy
Advantage Alternative Program
Webb Elementary School
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ratings A+

University District has an overall rating of 89% from 4 reviews.
User Reviews (2)
From AreaVibes
A+
User Surveys (2)
From AreaVibes
B+
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University District Area Facts

  • University District has a Livability Score of 69/100, which is considered good
  • University District crime rates are 38% higher than the Detroit average
  • Cost of living in University District is 28% higher than the Detroit average
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Gorgeous Homes in a Tight-Knit Community of Neighbors, the best in Detroit 5 rating By Anonymous ( Sep 06, 2018) This neighborhood is incredible. The people here are beyond amazing neighbors, I can name the people who live in every house 10 homes in every direction. They look out for you, are there to help when needed, and enjoy spending time with each other on a weekly basis. We do not hav ...Read More e a week go by where we're not spending an evening at at least 1 neighbors home or going out to eat as a block group. You could not find a better community to live in in this State. The University District is absolutely the best place we have ever lived and I cannot imagine ever leaving now. Read Less
University District in Detroit 4.5 rating By ja57port ( Dec 29, 2016) I've lived in the University District in Detroit for over 30 years and it is a good, safe, diverse & stable neighborhood. The homes are beautiful and well-maintained and there is an active community organization. The rating, grades, etc. Areavibes assigned to the university dis ...Read More trict are misleading to a person, not familiar with Detroit, reviewing your website. The majority of the residents are college-educated and take pride in raising their children in the neighborhood. The neighborhood has attracted new residents the past several years. When a person not familiar with Detroit takes a look at your website, they would believe that crime is bad and children do not graduate from high school, when the opposite is true. More than 90% of school age children in the University District graduate from high school and at least 80% of those children go to college after high-school graduation. I find it interesting that neighborhoods in cities like Chicago, New York, Los Angeles are graded based on what occurs within the boundaries of those neighborhoods and not based on what negative things occur in unsafe neighborhoods in other parts of those cities. (I've visited all those cities). Maybe, whoever comes up with your grading/rating system should find out whats happening in Detroit by visiting the website 'Curbed Detroit'. Read Less
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C Amenities

Are there many local amenities in University District? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Belden-Santa Maria Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Sherwood Park
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Splash Park
Olympus Theater
Renaissance Bowling
Unknown Name
Backstreet Multiplex
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Lawrence St. Art Gallery

Food & Drink

Trade Winds Liquor & Market
Captain Jay's Fish & Chicken
what's the dill
McDonald's
Good Times
Bucharest Grill
Burger King
U of D Coney Island

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in University District? Of all people who commute, 2.0% take public transportation in University District.
Drive to Work
81%

1% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
2%

1% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
3%

1% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is University District a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Detroit Medical Center
Kresge Eye Institute
DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Henry Ford Hospital
St. John Providence Hospital
John D. Dingell VA Medical Center
Samaritan Center

Pharmacies

University Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Platinum Care Pharmacy
Wyoming Discount Health Mart Pharmacy
Southwest Discount Pharmacy
Town Pharmacy
Knight Drugs
Walgreens

Doctors

Grace Dialysis Center
DMC Health Care Center - Detroit
Bon Secours Internal Medicine
Northeast Physician Associates Health Center
WSU Physician's Group
Medicina Urbana
Detroit Medical Center
Lawrence B Rubin Dpm Pc

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