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.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave
neighborhood, analysis shows that 30.8% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
99.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Also, more people in Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave choose to walk to work each day
(38.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
99.9% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Furthermore, the Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 99.9% 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave neighborhood has more
Czechoslovakian and Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 1.6% have Spanish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
42.0% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 85% of the neighborhoods in
MD. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 69.0% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave
In the Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 95.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave neighborhood could be your paradise. With 54.6% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 1.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Furthermore, 97.9% of the real estate in the Mapes Rd / Cooper Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.