Ecorse is a city located in the Detroit metropolitan area, which is part of Michigan, United States.
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Ecorse. Public green spaces are very well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit, which results in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations within the city. This part of the Detroit metropolitan area is quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines.
A majority of the housing growth in Ecorse occurred before the 1960s. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this part of the Detroit metropolitan area is an important part of its character. Home owners occupy about 60% of the properties in Ecorse and 40% are occupied by renters. This city has a selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Purchasing one's groceries frequently demands the use of a car in Ecorse. Nevertheless, pharmacies are typically easy to access on foot and furnish some basic food items. There are also a few choices for those who care about restaurants and cafes in close proximity. Regarding education, home owners will welcome that no matter where their property is located in Ecorse, both primary and secondary schools are nearby.
The car is usually the best approach to move around in Ecorse. It is a reasonably short drive to the nearest highway from any home in Ecorse, and it is very convenient to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in this city is not very frequent. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Ecorse, although many common errands can be run on foot.