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 Frederick,
the Harmony Grove 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 Harmony Grove neighborhood has more
Romanian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 1.5% have Slovak ancestry.
Harmony Grove is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Harmony Grove neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
10.1% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Harmony Grove neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 64.6%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Furthermore, the Harmony Grove neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 95.7% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Harmony Grove neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.8% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Maryland, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Maryland.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates , first-time home buyers and highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Harmony Grove 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, 58.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.