Boyds, MD

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Boyds Profile


Overview

Boyds is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 6,870 people and just one neighborhood, Boyds is the 110th largest community in Maryland. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Boyds, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Boyds, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Boyds’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Boyds does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $194,200.00.

Boyds home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Boyds real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Boyds is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 95.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Boyds is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boyds who work in computer science and math (17.67%), business and financial occupations (12.84%), and management occupations (9.50%).

Also of interest is that Boyds has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Boyds has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Boyds is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Boyds really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Boyds perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Boyds, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.09 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

In Boyds, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Boyds is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Boyds Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Boyds, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Boyds is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 73.15% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Boyds in 2018 was $58,876, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $235,504 for a family of four.

Boyds is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Boyds home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boyds residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Boyds include German, English, Other Subsaharan African, Iranian, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Boyds's cultural character, accounting for 40.98% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Boyds is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Boyds, MD HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Clarksburg Elementary School
13530 Redgrave Pl
Clarksburg, MD 20871
KG-05
Clarksburg High School
22500 Wims Rd
Clarksburg, MD 20871
09-12
John H. Poole Middle School
17014 Tom Fox Ave
Poolesville, MD 20837
06-08
Kingsview Middle School
18909 Kingsview Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
06-08
Monocacy Elementary School
18801 Barnesville Road
Dickerson, MD 20842
KG-05
Northwest High School
13501 Richter Farm Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
09-12
Poolesville High School
17501 W Willard Rd
Poolesville, MD 20837
09-12
Rocky Hill Middle School
22401 Brick Haven Way
Clarksburg, MD 20871
06-08
Ronald A. Mcnair Elementary School
13881 Hopkins Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
PK-05
Spark M. Matsunaga Elementary School
13902 Bromfield Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
PK-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Maryland

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Better than of MD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.2% 46.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.7% 40.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 5.7%

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