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 Baltimore,
the Moravia Park Dr / Bowleys Ln neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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
Moravia Park Dr / Bowleys Ln neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
17.7% 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 99.7%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(30.8% ride the bus) than 99.1% 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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Moravia Park Dr / Bowleys Ln neighborhood has more
African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 20.2% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Moravia Park Dr / Bowleys Ln is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Moravia Park Dr / Bowleys Ln neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 12.8% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Moravia Park Dr / Bowleys Ln neighborhood buck
21.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Moravia Park Dr / Bowleys Ln 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, 36.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.