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A+ Wyandotte Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Wyandotte Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% lower than Michigan
8614% less expensive than the US average
8812% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Wyandotte cost of living
B+ Wyandotte Crime Total crime is 15% lower than Michigan
Total crime
1,91031% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5331% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Wyandotte crime
D Wyandotte Employment Household income is 2% higher than Michigan
Median household income
$52,0206% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$28,3605% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%21% higher than the US average
Wyandotte employment
A Wyandotte Housing Home value is 33% lower than Michigan
Median home value
$86,20053% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$75021% lower than the US average
Home ownership
72%13% higher than the US average
Wyandotte real estate or Wyandotte rentals
C Wyandotte Schools HS graduation rate is equal to Michigan
High school grad. rates
85%3% higher than the US average
School test scores
52%5% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:16% higher than the US average
Wyandotte K-12 schools

Living in Wyandotte, MI

Located in the state of Michigan, Wyandotte is a moderately-sized city with a population of 25,225 inhabitants. In Wyandotte, there are 4,767 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. According to the most recent Census, 95% of Wyandotte residents are White, 1% Black and 1% Asian. Wyandotte is known to be family friendly as more than 72% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 64% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

Without the right tools, moving to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Wyandotte, Michigan could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, weather, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Wyandotte and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Wyandotte to Michigan and the national average.

Wyandotte has a livability score of 83/100 and is ranked #31 in Michigan and #732 in the USA. Compared to the United States average, Wyandotte ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! The cherry on top is that Wyandotte also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities. For each of the livability categories, we see that Wyandotte ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (A-), cost of living (B+) and housing (A). There are some categories that Wyandotte does not rank well for, including: weather (D) and employment (D). It might be worth taking a closer look to determine why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Wyandotte on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

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 Wyandotte 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.

Assuming that Wyandotte meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Wyandotte. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Wyandotte are simply unattainable. The median home price for Wyandotte homes is $86,200, which is 32.6% lower than the Michigan average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Wyandotte, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 1.7, which is 32% lower than the Michigan average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Wyandotte area were 12.3% and 5 year appreciation rates were 10.5%.

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Compare Wyandotte, MI Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Wyandotte, MI

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
English Village, Detroit7713.4688
Medical Center, Detroit7511.31,336
Downtown, Detroit7210.34,983
Joseph Barry, Detroit7013.3445
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Virginia Park, Detroit6811.52,005
Gold Coast, Detroit6713294
Aviation, Detroit66103,888
Brush Park, Detroit6610.81,746

Best Cities Near Wyandotte, MI

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Berkley, MI8919.915,239
Huntington Woods, MI8818.76,330
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI8820.615,785
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI8818.89,265
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Farmington, MI8820.710,526
Plymouth, MI8819.48,956
Troy, MI8725.882,982
Grosse Pointe Park, MI8716.411,276
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Life In Wyandotte, MI Offers Something For Everyone

I have lived in Wyandotte, Michigan for almost my entire life and I can honestly say this place just keeps getting better and better! The weather is never too extreme no matter the season, and the people who live here are some of the best you'll find anywhere. Crime is nearly nonexistent here, and jobs are plentiful. Housing is affordable even in the best areas in Wyandotte, which makes this a perfect place for young families just starting out on their own.

Wyandotte is the best place for finding a great little pub or charming restaurant. The Oakwood Grille is well-known far and wide for their mouthwatering wings and one-of-a-kind Caesar Salad pizza. The Rockery is the perfect spot for meeting up with friends and enjoying an impressive beer and liquor selection. Outdoor activities include family-friendly kayaking courtesy of Riverside Kayak Connection and Diamond Jack's River Tours, along with lots of gorgeous countryside for camping and hiking. Living in Wyandotte is pleasant and really feels like home whether you've lived here for a few months or a few decades like I have!
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