About Dover, DE (Bay Rd / Bayside Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Bay Rd / Bayside Dr median real estate price is $221,744, which is less expensive than 72.8% of Delaware neighborhoods and 54.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Bay Rd / Bayside Dr is currently $2,271, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.4% of the neighborhoods in Delaware.

Bay Rd / Bayside Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Dover, Delaware.

Bay Rd / Bayside Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Bay Rd / Bayside Dr, the current vacancy rate is 2.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Bay Rd / Bayside Dr 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 Dover, the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer 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, 83.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

In addition, 99.8% of the real estate in the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Furthermore, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood's real estate landscape than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 61.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 85.6% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.7% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Furthermore, the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.7% 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

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Delaware.

In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Also, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 11.3% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 2.7% have Cuban ancestry.

Bay Rd / Bayside Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

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 Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood in Dover are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 13.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood, 33.1% 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 31.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (25.6%), and 23.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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 Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood in Dover, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.0%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (7.7%), and residents who report Mexican roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.1%), among others.

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 Bay Rd / Bayside Dr neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (85.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.3%) 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 (6.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to DE* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Allen Frear Elementary School
238 Sorghum Mill Road
Camden, DE 19934
01-05
Caesar Rodney High School
239 Old North Road
Camden, DE 19934
09-12
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
3100 Hawthorne Drive
Dover, DE 19901
06-08
Major George S. Welch Elementary School
3100 Hawthorne Drive
Dover, DE 19901
PK-05
F. Niel Postlethwait Middle School
2841 South State Street
Camden, DE 19934
06-08
J. Ralph Mcilvaine Early Childhood Center School
11 East Walnut
Magnolia, DE 19962
KG-KG
Central Middle School
211 Delaware Avenue
Dover, DE 19901
07-08
Dover High School
One Dover High Drive
Dover, DE 19904
09-12
East Dover Elementary School
852 South Little Creek Road
Dover, DE 19901
KG-04
William Henry Middle School
65 Carver Road
Dover, DE 19904
05-06
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

CAESAR RODNEY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of DE school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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