Real Estate Prices and Overview
Fort Howard / Ramona Beach median real estate prices are $266,226, which is more expensive than 48.9% of the neighborhoods
in Maryland and 73.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Fort Howard / Ramona Beach are currently
$959, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 61.6% of Maryland neighborhoods.
Fort Howard / Ramona Beach is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Sparrows Point, Maryland. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Fort Howard / Ramona Beach real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Fort Howard / Ramona Beach are 5.4%,
which is lower than one will find in 73.9% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Fort Howard / Ramona Beach
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood has more
Finnish and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 9.8% have Polish ancestry.
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 Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood in Sparrows Point are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 61.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 7.9% 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 67.8%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood, 34.9%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(22.9%), and 18.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood in Sparrows Point, MD, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(21.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.9%) , and residents who report Italian roots (12.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.8%) , along with some English ancestry residents (6.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Fort Howard / Ramona Beach
neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).
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 Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (89.8%) 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 (10.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.