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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Hunters Run / Bright Oaks median real estate price is $580,284, which is more expensive than 70.6% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 73.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Hunters Run / Bright Oaks is currently $2,100, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 70.7% of Maryland neighborhoods.

Hunters Run / Bright Oaks is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bel Air, Maryland.

Hunters Run / Bright Oaks 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 Hunters Run / Bright Oaks neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Hunters Run / Bright Oaks, the current vacancy rate is 0.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Hunters Run / Bright Oaks is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Hunters Run / Bright Oaks stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 90.4% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Occupations

The Hunters Run / Bright Oaks neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 95.6% 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.

Furthermore, with 1.5% of employed workers living in the Hunters Run / Bright Oaks neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 95.1% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

People

The Hunters Run / Bright Oaks neighborhood stands out within Maryland for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 8.9% of college-friendly places to live in MD. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.

Diversity

Did you know that the Hunters Run / Bright Oaks neighborhood has more Irish and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 0.9% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

Hunters Run / Bright Oaks is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Hunters Run / Bright Oaks 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 92.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.7% 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 76.3% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Hunters Run / Bright Oaks neighborhood, 53.6% 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 19.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.1%), and 13.1% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Hunters Run / Bright Oaks neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages 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 Hunters Run / Bright Oaks neighborhood in Bel Air, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (29.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (21.1%), and residents who report Italian roots (14.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.7%), 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 Hunters Run / Bright Oaks neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (33.6% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (82.7%) 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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