Baltimore, MD (Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St)




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About Baltimore, MD (Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St median real estate price is $188,794, which is less expensive than 77.5% of Maryland neighborhoods and 77.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St is currently $1,019, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 77.6% of Maryland neighborhoods.

Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Baltimore, Maryland.

Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.2% in Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 68.1%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 88.0% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 86.9%, which is higher than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Also of note, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St 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, 24.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Finally, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 61.8% of the residential real estate in the Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.9% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 97.0% 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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St choose to walk to work each day (16.4%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (19.7% ride the bus) than 96.8% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood buck this trend. 29.2% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood has more Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry.


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 Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood in Baltimore are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 90.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 51.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.4% 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 Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood, 46.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 24.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.9%), and 11.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood in Baltimore, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (13.1%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report German roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.3%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (2.8%).

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 Druid Hill Ave / N Paca St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (53.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (19.7%) and 16.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Baltimore 0.101011101001110
Maryland 4.57
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Baltimore 0.101011101001110
Maryland 23.15
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Baltimore 0.101011101001110
Maryland 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 15 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of MD school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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