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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C+
Palmer Woods is a neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan with a population of 718. Palmer Woods is in Wayne County. Living in Palmer Woods offers residents a sparse urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Palmer Woods there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Palmer Woods and residents tend to be liberal.
About Palmer Woods...
Population
718

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$384,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$99
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    4%
  • Own
    96%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    107.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    214.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    321.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    963.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    214.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$155,917
National
$55,322
Families with Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    49%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Palmer Woods Reviews

2 reviews
Palmer Woods crime statistics are among the lowest in Southeastern Michigan. This is in large part due to its excellent private security force. Crime rates reflected by Niche are totally incorrect. In addition, Palmer Woods offer many cultural and other amenities for its residents. Such as "Music in-Home" concerts, monthly "Friday Twos" meet and greets, home and garden tours, annual picnic, "PW Post" quarterly magazine for residents, Opera Club, Welcoming Committee, Landscape Committee and many others activities.
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The finest neighborhood in Metro- Detroit, including the suburbs. Housing a bit pricey . However, the unequaled home architecture, location and diversity will not disappoint you. PW is an extremely friendly, safe and walkable neighborhood.