Real Estate Prices and Overview
Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St median real estate prices are $155,199, which is less expensive than 85.2% of Maryland neighborhoods
and 52.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St are currently
$299, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 99.0% of Maryland neighborhoods.
Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 11.0% in
Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 41.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Baltimore,
the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(33.3% ride the bus) than 99.3% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Also, more people in Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St choose to walk to work each day
(21.7%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: People
An interesting characteristic about the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood
is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.3%
of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of
incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the
country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely
high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile
detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion
of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.
In addition, the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.5% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 62.9% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood buck
42.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood has more
African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.
Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 96.6%, which is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Furthermore, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 33.4% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.7% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Also of note, the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 81.6% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
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 Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument 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 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 62.9% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.2%
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 Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood, 36.0%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 32.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(21.2%), and 9.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood in Baltimore, MD, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(3.1%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (3.0%) , and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (3.0%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (1.4%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (1.1%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.9% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (2.9%).
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.1% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (33.3%) ride the bus to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (26.9%) and 21.7% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the Sojourner-Douglass College / E Monument St neighborhood of
Baltimore by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing
the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.