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Van Buren Charter Township
  • Suburb of Detroit, MI

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

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Van Buren Charter Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 28,335. Van Buren Charter Township is in Wayne County. Living in Van Buren Charter Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Van Buren Charter Township there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Van Buren Charter Township and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Van Buren Charter Township are above average.

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About Van Buren Charter Township...
Population
28,335

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$168,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$954
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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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
    229.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    31.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    17.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    205
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,611.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    229.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in Van Buren Charter Township

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,191
National
$62,843

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