Along with the upper-middle income bracket, Grosse Pointe also has some of the most expensive real estate in the country. As with most lakefront communities, the largest and most expensive homes are on the water. Near the main thoroughfare Kercheval Avenue, you can find large, sprawling estates with mansions in styles such as Tudor, Dutch Colonial, neo-Georgian, and arts-and-crafts. Smaller Victorian homes are also common near the downtown retail district known as the Village, as well as bungalows, townhouses, and some apartments as you move further out from Lake Saint Clair. Many of these residences were built in the 1920s, and give the neighborhoods a sense of historic charm. In these areas, you will also find many artists and designers. Grosse Pointe has a large population of people in creative fields, and they have greatly influenced the charm and character of the city.
Grosse Pointe, Michigan is a town of about 5,000 people that lies on the shores of Lake Saint Clair. Just eight miles from downtown Detroit, Grosse Pointe is a considered an upper-middle income suburb where you'll find professionals, executives, and office workers. In fact, at about 95%, Grosse Pointe has one of the highest concentrations of white-collar residents in the country. Homes are predominantly single-family structures, but the styles, sizes, and ages vary widely, with the average home size around 3,000 square feet. Many were built pre-World War II, making this one of the more historic cities in the U.S.SHOW MORE