Dundalk, MD (Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd)




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About Dundalk, MD (Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd median real estate price is $181,821, which is less expensive than 79.1% of Maryland neighborhoods and 79.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd is currently $1,340, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 55.0% of Maryland neighborhoods.

Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Dundalk, Maryland. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.5% in Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 53.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Dundalk, the Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd 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, most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd neighborhood, is that an incredible 84.9% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd 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, 42.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd neighborhood has more Scottish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 3.2% have Greek ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

The Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd 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 7.8% of college-friendly places to live in MD.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd neighborhood in Dundalk are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 13.4% 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 56.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd neighborhood, 31.6% 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 25.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.9%), and 19.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd neighborhood in Dundalk, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (24.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (13.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.5% of households. Some people also speak South Asian languages (2.6%).

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 Kavanagh Rd / Sandy Plains Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.3%) and 7.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Dundalk 0.101011101001110
Maryland 4.57
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Dundalk 0.101011101001110
Maryland 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 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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