The neighborhood of Grixdale is part of the city of Detroit, Michigan.
Most areas in Grixdale are reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue. Parks aren't well-situated, which makes it occasionally challenging to get to them. Despite that, residents will be able to access parks in nearby neighborhoods.
About 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while the remainder are occupied by owners. The sizeable proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. The homes in this neighborhood are very old, since about 85% of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed 1960. This neighborhood has quite a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Grixdale. As far as eating is concerned, the nearest grocery store in this area is generally only a very short walk away. There are also a few restaurants in this neighborhood.
This neighborhood is a fairly pleasant part of Detroit for pedestrians; many daily errands can be run without needing to use a car. Driving is usually the preferred approach to move around in Grixdale. It is convenient to access a parking spot, and the majority of homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway. In contrast, Grixdale is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop.