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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Ypsilanti

I like the green mile system thats adjacent to my neighborhood. It's very scenic with three and large bodies of water, so it gives you a feel of being up north.

It's suburban, relatively quite but close to down town so you an have entertainment if you desire. Ypsi is weird, it's little Motto so alot of people are cool.

I like the location how it's close to a lot of things. As well as 3 different colleges. My neighbor hood isn't the best but our street is mostly families and is pretty calm.

The community is safe and the main factor is that there are a lot of good restaurants around and it is a good cho

I love our school district. We have an HOA that works well. I love having. Park by the subdivision. We built our house in 2002 and moved in 2003. We feel very lucky to have found this subdivision.

The downtown area I live in has at least 5 sit down restaurants. when friends and family come to visit we stroll around looking in a variety of shops and then a special meal.

Who Lives Here

Ypsilanti Demographics

Education

High School

22%

Associate's

36%

Bachelor's

24%

Master's

15%

Doctorate

3%

Family Size

2 people

50%

3 people

20%

4 people

17%

5 people

7%

6+ people

6%

Household Income

0-50k

61%

50-100k

24%

100-150k

9%

150-200k

3%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

19%

20-45

51%

45-65

14%

65+

8%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Ypsilanti?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Jul '24-$1009$1124$1400
Jun '24-$1009$1124$914
May '24-$1009$1124$914
Apr '24-$1009$1124$914
Mar '24-$1009$1124$914
Feb '24-$1009$1139$1299
Jan '24-$992$1149$1299
Dec '23-$999$1149$1400
Nov '23-$1004$1139$1400
Oct '23-$1004$1149$1400
Sep '23-$992$1119$1400
Aug '23-$987$1119$1400
Jul '23-$997$1119$1400

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

33%

15-30 Mins

39%

30-40 Mins

12%

40-60 Mins

10%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4545

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 10 of 14 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 11 of 14 renters

Percentage: 5757

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 9 of 14 renters

Percentage: 3030

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 10 of 14 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 11 of 14 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Art, Gas

Things To Do In Ypsilanti

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 47% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 50% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 26% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 12% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 67% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 64% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 6% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 82% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 38% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 25% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 32% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Ypsilanti is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 100% fewer gyms than average
  3. 100% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Ypsilanti.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 63% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 69% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 67% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Ypsilanti Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 12 of 14 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 12 of 14 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 11 of 14 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 11 of 14 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 10 of 14 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 10 of 14 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 9 of 14 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 9 of 14 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 9 of 14 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 9 of 14 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 8 of 14 renters

Area Has Potholes

Yes

Say 7 of 14 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 7 of 14 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 8 of 14 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 8 of 14 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 8 of 14 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 9 of 14 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 10 of 14 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 10 of 14 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 13 of 14 renters

Ypsilanti Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Ypsilanti

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Ypsilanti, MI

Ypsilanti is a town in Michigan with just under 21,000 residents. Young adults (15-24) will find plenty of opportunities, as they make up a higher percentage of the population here (41%) than nationally (14%), though young professionals also feature prominently in the demographics. Overall, the city's population, at an average age of just under 31, is decidedly younger than most cities in Michigan, ranking as the seventh-youngest municipality in the state. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 69% of residents are renters. At $854 per month, the average rent is roughly on par with the state average.

Ypsilanti residents have a plethora of industries from which to choose, the most common four of which are entertainment, education, healthcare, and retail. Combined, these industries account for 39% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 6% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of just over $51,000, Ypsilanti workers bring in around $11,000 less than their peers elsewhere in Michigan. The city's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (7%), Ypsilanti has a relatively large concentration of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 9% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 11% have earned a Bachelor's degree.

Ypsilanti residents have an average commute of about 24 minutes. Driving is the prevailing mode of getting to work, chosen by 40% of commuters, while public transportation isn't widely used. Walking (7%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number is well above the national average.

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