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 52.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Gray Manor are currently
$1,219, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 40.8% of Maryland neighborhoods.
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
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: 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, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Gray Manor 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, 33.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
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
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 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
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 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.