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 Davidsonville,
the Hambleton / Sylvan Shores neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Hambleton / Sylvan Shores is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
In addition to being coastal, Hambleton / Sylvan Shores is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, this Hambleton / Sylvan Shores neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.7% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 99.2% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, one way that the Hambleton / Sylvan Shores neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Notable & Unique: People
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 1.4% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Hambleton / Sylvan Shores neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Hambleton / Sylvan Shores also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Hambleton / Sylvan Shores neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Hambleton / Sylvan Shores
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Maryland. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 95.0% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Maryland. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Hambleton / Sylvan Shores neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, highly educated executives and active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Hambleton / Sylvan Shores neighborhood has more
English and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 27.7% have Irish ancestry.
Hambleton / Sylvan Shores is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.