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Landover Hills, MD

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Overview


Landover Hills is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 1,767 people and just one neighborhood, Landover Hills is the 203rd largest community in Maryland.

Occupations and Workforce

Landover Hills is a blue-collar town, with 35.49% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Landover Hills is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Landover Hills who work in maintenance occupations (9.64%), office and administrative support (8.25%), and sales jobs (6.96%).

Setting & Lifestyle

One downside of living in Landover Hills is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Landover Hills, the average commute to work is 36.59 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Despite being a small town, Landover Hills has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Landover Hills rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.13% of adults 25 and older in Landover Hills have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Landover Hills in 2018 was $35,791, which is lower middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,164 for a family of four.

Landover Hills is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Landover Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Landover Hills, accounting for 60.43% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Landover Hills residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Landover Hills include African, German, English, Scottish, and Jamaican.

In addition, Landover Hills has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (29.89%).

The most common language spoken in Landover Hills is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Landover Hills, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the neighborhood, is that an incredible 89.1% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.7% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.5% 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 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 neighborhood in Landover Hills are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.2% 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 61.1% of America's neighborhoods.

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 neighborhood, 33.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (29.0%), and 10.1% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 54.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Landover Hills, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (13.6%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (6.9%), and residents who report South American roots (5.7%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (2.9%), along with some German ancestry residents (2.3%), among others. In addition, 36.0% 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 neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (29.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (66.7%) 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 (11.2%) and 6.4% of residents also ride the bus 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.


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