The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Frederick
City Center neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But
in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis reveals that 31.7% of the adults here have
earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a
higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in
95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American
neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are
highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
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 Frederick City Center
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Frederick
City Center neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
10.3% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Frederick City Center neighborhood has more
Scottish and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 26.4% have Irish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Frederick City Center neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 16.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 97.0% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Frederick City Center neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 3.3% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 63.0% of the workforce
in the Frederick City Center neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 95.1% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
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 Frederick City Center neighborhood could be your paradise. With 38.7% 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 2.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Frederick City Center neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 82.0% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.