Located in Michigan, United States, the city of Ypsilanti is situated in the Ann Arbor metropolitan area.
People who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Ypsilanti. This part of the Ann Arbor metropolitan area is reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case closer to Interstate 94, US Highway 12 or one of the railway lines. Finally, reaching green spaces, such as Rolling Hills County Park and Recreation Park, is easy from a large number of locations within the city and there are approximately 10 of them close by for residents to enjoy.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly half of the dwellings in Ypsilanti, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. The median year of construction for properties in this city is 1985. This city has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the units in the city are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented.
Some house buyers in Ypsilanti may be able to buy their groceries on foot in one of about 30 stores, while others will have to use a vehicle. A limited variety of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well. Regarding education, house owners may consider it difficult to access high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
Ypsilanti is an extraordinarily convenient part of the Ann Arbor metropolitan area for driving. Finding a parking spot is quite easy. In contrast, traveling by public transit is very difficult in Ypsilanti. Thankfully, there are approximately 10 bus lines, and it is convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. Ypsilanti is not very suitable for traveling on foot because running common errands is challenging by walking.