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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Gibson / Gibson Manor median real estate price is $494,468, which is more expensive than 55.2% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 64.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Gibson / Gibson Manor is currently $2,700, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.6% of the neighborhoods in Maryland.

Gibson / Gibson Manor is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bel Air, Maryland.

Gibson / Gibson Manor real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Gibson / Gibson Manor 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 Gibson / Gibson Manor are 5.6%, which is lower than one will find in 62.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Gibson / Gibson Manor 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.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Gibson / Gibson Manor neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

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 Gibson / Gibson Manor neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 18.9% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Gibson / Gibson Manor 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, 23.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Diversity

Significantly, 10.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Gibson / Gibson Manor neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

The Neighbors

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 Gibson / Gibson Manor neighborhood in Bel Air are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Gibson / Gibson Manor neighborhood, 60.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 18.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.6%), and 12.5% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Gibson / Gibson Manor neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

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 Gibson / Gibson Manor neighborhood in Bel Air, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.3%), and residents who report English roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.9%), 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 Gibson / Gibson Manor neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (77.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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