About Hyattsville, MD (New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr median real estate price is $359,582, which is more expensive than 58.3% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 70.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr is currently $1,719, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.1% of Maryland neighborhoods.

New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hyattsville, Maryland.

New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr are 4.4%, which is lower than one will find in 77.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr 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

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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr (42.3%) than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (17.6% ride the bus) than 96.7% 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: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 94.1% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, 96.4% of the real estate in the New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Furthermore, the New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 30,702 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.2% of the nation's neighborhoods.

Also of note, the real estate in the New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 78.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.0% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.5% of the adult residents in the New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood about it; they already know. 20.9% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood buck this trend. 30.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 10.2% 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 96.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 92.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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. What is interesting to note, is that the New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (65.9%) than are found in 99.6% 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 New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood in Hyattsville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 48.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 35.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.2% 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 New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood, 60.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 33.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (3.1%), and 2.5% in executive, management, and professional 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 New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 92.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and French.

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 New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood in Hyattsville, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (5.8%). In addition, 65.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 New Hampshire Ave / Merrimac Dr neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (42.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (42.3%) carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (32.8%) and 17.6% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. Despite relying on the automobile to get to work, residents of this neighborhood share the ride more than most neighborhoods, reducing traffic, pollution, and saving money.


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 Q4 2020. 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 February 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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

(100 is best)

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*
Buck Lodge Middle School
2611 Buck Lodge Rd
Adelphi, MD 20783
06-08
Cool Spring Elementary School
8910 Riggs Rd
Adelphi, MD 20783
PK-06
High Point School
3601 Powder Mill Rd
Beltsville, MD 20705
09-12
Langley Park/mccormick Elementary School
8201 15th Ave
Hyattsville, MD 20783
PK-06
Mary Harris "mother" Jones Elementary School
2405 Tecumseh St
Adelphi, MD 20783
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:

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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Better than of MD school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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