Real Estate Prices and Overview
Gray Manor median real estate prices are $154,830, which is less expensive than 85.2% of Maryland neighborhoods
and 52.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Gray Manor are currently
$1,394, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.4%
of the neighborhoods in Maryland.
Gray Manor is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Dundalk, Maryland.
Gray Manor real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Gray Manor neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Gray Manor, the current vacancy rate is 3.4%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.7% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Gray Manor
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Dundalk,
the Gray Manor neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Gray Manor neighborhood has more
Polish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 1.8% have Greek ancestry.
Gray Manor is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Gray Manor neighborhood, is that an incredible 89.4% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.
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 Gray Manor neighborhood could be your paradise. With 33.2% 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 2.8% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Gray Manor neighborhood in Dundalk are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 47.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 4.9% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 76.0%
of America'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 Gray Manor neighborhood, 33.8%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 27.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(24.4%), and 14.6% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Gray Manor neighborhood in Dundalk, MD, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(27.6%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (10.6%) , and residents who report Italian roots (10.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.5%) , along with some English ancestry residents (7.9%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Gray Manor
neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households.
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 Gray Manor neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (88.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.