Alpena is a city located in Michigan, United States.
Alpena is very good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as the streets are very tranquil.
Roughly three quarters of the population of this city own their home and one quarter are renters. The large percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this city is an important part of its character. The average year of construction for dwellings in this city is 1972. This city is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
House buyers in this city generally have to use a vehicle to do grocery shopping in one of about 30 stores. Concerning education, there are only a very small number of high schools and primary schools in Alpena and consequently they can be a very long walk away. House owners have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Driving is usually the best transportation option in Alpena. It is especially convenient to access a parking spot, and many properties for sale are a very short car ride from the nearest highway. However, a majority of the houses for sale in this city are located in places that are not very well-suited for walking since most daily needs are very difficult to meet without the use of a vehicle.