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About Germantown, MD (Gunners Lake Village)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Gunners Lake Village median real estate price is $370,098, which is more expensive than 46.7% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 60.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Gunners Lake Village is currently $2,300, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 41.5% of Maryland neighborhoods.

Gunners Lake Village is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Germantown, Maryland.

Gunners Lake Village 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 Gunners Lake Village neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Gunners Lake Village are 4.8%, which is lower than one will find in 70.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Gunners Lake Village is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Gunners Lake Village 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, 36.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Gunners Lake Village 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, 81.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (13.4% ride the bus) than 95.5% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 1.6% of residents living with a same sex partner, Gunners Lake Village is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Gunners Lake Village neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 11.2% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Gunners Lake Village neighborhood has more South American and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.0% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 11.6% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Gunners Lake Village is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Gunners Lake Village neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas. What is also interesting to note, is that the Gunners Lake Village neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (42.1%) than are found in 95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Gunners Lake Village neighborhood in Germantown are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Gunners Lake Village neighborhood, 36.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 35.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.7%), and 11.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Gunners Lake Village neighborhood is English, spoken by 43.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French, Polish and Langs. of India.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Gunners Lake Village neighborhood in Germantown, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (13.9%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (12.0%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (11.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 42.1% 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 Gunners Lake Village neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (65.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (13.4%) and 9.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

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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, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

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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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Dr. Sally K. Ride Elementary School
21301 Seneca Crossing Dr
Germantown, MD 20876
PK-05
Roberto W. Clemente Middle School
18808 Waring Station Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
06-08
Kingsview Middle School
18909 Kingsview Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
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
Spark M. Matsunaga Elementary School
13902 Bromfield Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
PK-05
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School
13737 Wisteria Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
06-08
Lake Seneca Elementary School
13600 Wanegarden Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
PK-05
Clopper Mill Elementary School
18501 Cinnamon Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
PK-05
S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School
12500 Wisteria Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
PK-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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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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