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.
|Average one way commute||25min||24min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||82.5%||82.5%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||12.5%||8.8%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||1.2%||1.4%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.1%||0.5%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||1.3%||2.2%||2.8%|
|Working from home||2.0%||3.7%||4.6%|