Eastpointe 65 Below average
Eastpointe Livability #476 ranked city in Michigan#17,943 ranked city in the USARanks better than 38% of areas
A+ Eastpointe Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Eastpointe Cost of Living Cost of living is equal to Michigan
8911% less expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Eastpointe cost of living
F Eastpointe Crime Total crime is 54% higher than Michigan
Total crime
2,83721% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3621% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-13%Year over year crime is down
Eastpointe crime
F Eastpointe Employment Household income is 13% lower than Michigan
Median household income
$44,24020% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,64831% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%58% higher than the US average
Eastpointe employment
B Eastpointe Housing Home value is 53% lower than Michigan
Median home value
$59,70068% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0349% higher than the US average
Home ownership
67%5% higher than the US average
Eastpointe real estate or Eastpointe rentals
F Eastpointe Schools HS graduation rate is 3% lower than Michigan
High school grad. rates
83%equal to the US average
School test scores
16%66% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:114% higher than the US average
Eastpointe K-12 schools
C Eastpointe User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Eastpointe
Overall user rating
64% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
60% 4 total surveys
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      Living in Eastpointe, MI

      Located in the state of Michigan, Eastpointe is a mid-sized city with a population of 32,648 people. Eastpointe has a population density of 6,330 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. Eastpointe is mostly populated by White (51%) and Black or African American (43%) ethnic groups.

      Living in Eastpointe can be a great experience for anyone moving to the town. Having said that, in the state of Michigan, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! To help you find the best places to live in and around Eastpointe, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like weather, education, employment and more.

      With a livability score of 63/100, Eastpointe is ranked #20,143 in the United States and #461 in Michigan. If we take a closer look at each of the categories on their own, we see that Eastpointe ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B+) and housing (B). There are some categories that Eastpointe does not rank well for, including: crime (F), weather (D), education (F) and employment (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Eastpointe, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      For buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their Eastpointe apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city.

      Eastpointe real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Eastpointe. The median home price for Eastpointe homes is $59,700, which is 53.3% lower than the Michigan average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Eastpointe, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 1.4, which is 44% lower than the Michigan average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Eastpointe area were 15.3% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 16.4%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      Eastpointe transportation information

      Average one way commute25min24min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.5%82.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.5%8.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.2%1.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%2.2%2.8%
      Working from home2.0%3.7%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Eastpointe, MI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).