About Gaithersburg, MD (Metropolitan Grove / Brown)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Metropolitan Grove / Brown median real estate price is $407,040, which is more expensive than 62.9% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 72.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Metropolitan Grove / Brown is currently $2,102, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.1% of Maryland neighborhoods.

Metropolitan Grove / Brown is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Metropolitan Grove / Brown real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Metropolitan Grove / Brown neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Metropolitan Grove / Brown, the current vacancy rate is 3.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Metropolitan Grove / Brown is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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: Real Estate

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 Metropolitan Grove / Brown neighborhood could be your paradise. With 35.7% 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 2.4% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Metropolitan Grove / Brown neighborhood has more Iranian and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 25.6% have Asian ancestry.

Metropolitan Grove / Brown is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Metropolitan Grove / Brown neighborhood in Gaithersburg are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 75.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Metropolitan Grove / Brown neighborhood, 50.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 17.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.2%), and 15.4% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Metropolitan Grove / Brown neighborhood is English, spoken by 44.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, African languages and Langs. of India.

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 Metropolitan Grove / Brown neighborhood in Gaithersburg, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (25.6%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (9.3%), and residents who report African roots (4.1%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (4.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (3.3%), among others. In addition, 38.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Metropolitan Grove / Brown neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.3%) 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 (13.2%) and 8.8% of residents also take the train 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

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 Q2 2021. 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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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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 August 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

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

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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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Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
12260 Mc Donald Chapel Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
PK-05
Roberto W. Clemente Middle School
18808 Waring Station Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
06-08
Brown Station Elementary School
851 Quince Orchard Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
PK-05
Ridgeview Middle School
16600 Raven Rock Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
06-08
Seneca Valley High School
19401 Crystal Rock Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
09-12
Northwest High School
13501 Richter Farm Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
09-12
Lakelands Park Middle School
1200 Main St
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
06-08
Clopper Mill Elementary School
18501 Cinnamon Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
PK-05
Quince Orchard High School
15800 Quince Orchard Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
09-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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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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