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Ypsilanti
  • Suburb of Detroit, MI

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

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Ypsilanti is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 20,828. Ypsilanti is in Washtenaw County. Living in Ypsilanti offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Ypsilanti there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Ypsilanti and residents tend to lean liberal.

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About Ypsilanti...
Population
20,828

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$151,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$854
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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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
    764.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    122.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    122.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    561.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,611.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    302.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    39%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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