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    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    D-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
South of Six is a neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan with a population of 1,330. South of Six is in Wayne County. Living in South of Six offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In South of Six there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in South of Six and residents tend to be liberal.
About South of Six...
Population
1,330

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$28,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$810
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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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
    1,048
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    374
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,422
    500
  • Theft
    1,722
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,272
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$27,222
National
$55,322
Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    0%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    1%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    55%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    13%
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The general atmosphere is a mixture of welcoming and unfriendly. There are unfortunate crimes that occur, but there are also some good natured people that live in the area.
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There are many crimes that occur ranging from theft to robbery and the police seem to respond slower than needed. You may see the police sometimes, but it is not a normal occurrence.