Real Estate Prices and Overview
E North Ave / N Gay St median real estate prices are $74,049, which is less expensive than 98.3% of Maryland neighborhoods
and 89.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in E North Ave / N Gay St are currently
$905, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 80.9% of Maryland neighborhoods.
E North Ave / N Gay St is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Baltimore, Maryland.
E North Ave / N Gay St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the E North Ave / N Gay St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
E North Ave / N Gay St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 48.1%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.4% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.1%
of the adult residents in the E North Ave / N Gay St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
More residents of the E North Ave / N Gay St neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the E North Ave / N Gay St neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in shear abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 85.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 48.1% of the residential real estate vacant, the E North Ave / N Gay St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the E North Ave / N Gay St neighborhood in Baltimore are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 94.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 45.7% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.1%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the E North Ave / N Gay St neighborhood, 37.6%
of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(23.5%), and 11.6% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the E North Ave / N Gay St neighborhood in Baltimore, MD, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the E North Ave / N Gay St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.9%).
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in E North Ave / N Gay St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (58.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (20.4%) and 11.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.