Bel Air, MD (Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights)




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About Bel Air, MD (Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights median real estate price is $367,333, which is more expensive than 68.4% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 78.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights is currently $1,212, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.7% of Maryland neighborhoods.

Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bel Air, Maryland.

Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights 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 Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights, the current vacancy rate is 0.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights 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 Bel Air, the Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.3% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Maryland, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Maryland.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.4% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights neighborhood has more Slovak and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 1.1% have Finnish ancestry.

Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% 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 99.1% 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 Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights 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 88.6% 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.

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 Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights neighborhood, 47.8% 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 21.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.3%), and 13.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights neighborhood in Bel Air, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.4%), and residents who report English roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (9.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.8% of households. Some people also speak Japanese (2.4%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (93.0%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights 0.101011101001110
Bel Air 0.101011101001110
Maryland 4.57
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Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights 0.101011101001110
Bel Air 0.101011101001110
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Wakefield Meadows / Evergreen Heights 0.101011101001110
Bel Air 0.101011101001110
Maryland 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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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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