Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights median real estate price is $469,077, which is more expensive than 62.8% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 68.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights is currently $2,864, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.3% of the neighborhoods in Maryland.
Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Germantown, Maryland.
Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights 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 Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights, the current vacancy rate is 0.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 get around.
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 Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights neighborhood could be your paradise. With 65.4% 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 0.6% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 88.6% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
The Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 96.9% 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.
Did you know that the Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 3.1% have Arab ancestry.
Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights neighborhood in Germantown are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 92.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.6% 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 76.9% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights neighborhood, 57.0% 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 16.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (14.9%), and 14.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 50.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Langs. of India and African languages.
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 Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights neighborhood in Germantown, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (22.6%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (11.3%), and residents who report English roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.9%), along with some South American ancestry residents (5.6%), among others. In addition, 39.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Germantown Estates / Liberty Heights neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (66.4%) 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 (13.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.