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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A
Corktown is a neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan with a population of 1,261. Corktown is in Wayne County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Corktown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Corktown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Corktown and residents tend to be liberal.
About Corktown...
Population
1,261

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$207,808
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,187
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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Corktown Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    554.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    370
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    628.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    7,991.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,590.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$56,558
National
$55,322
Families with Children
10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    37%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Corktown Reviews

2 reviews
Corktown is great. There is tons of investment flowing in. Great restaraunts, coffee shops and bars. Right next to downtown. Can't beat it!
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My experience in Corktown has been excellent. The Corktown neighborhood is very family oriented, very safe, liberal, diverse, and stylish with a Detroit hipster vibe. I love the food in Corktown, and of course the bars; in which are all different, offering a variety of styles for every taste level.