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Forest Park
  • Neighborhood in Detroit, MI

Report Card

grade D minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade D+
  6. Diversity
    grade C
  7. Jobs
    grade D minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Forest Park is a neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan with a population of 2,148. Forest Park is in Wayne County. Living in Forest Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Forest Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and retirees live in Forest Park and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Forest Park...
Population
2,148

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$629
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    94%
  • Own
    6%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    869.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    413.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    496.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,738.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    496.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$15,961
National
$62,843
Families with Children
18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    national  12%

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