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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Montgomery St / 7th St median real estate price is $493,252, which is more expensive than 57.5% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 66.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Montgomery St / 7th St is currently $1,886, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.6% of Maryland neighborhoods.

Montgomery St / 7th St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Laurel, Maryland.

Montgomery St / 7th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Montgomery St / 7th St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Montgomery St / 7th St has a 11.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.0% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Montgomery St / 7th St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 52.1%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

Diversity

Did you know that the Montgomery St / 7th St neighborhood has more African and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.4% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 2.5% have Portuguese ancestry.

Montgomery St / 7th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.8% 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 97.9% 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 Montgomery St / 7th St neighborhood in Laurel are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Montgomery St / 7th St neighborhood, 37.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 35.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.9%), 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 Montgomery St / 7th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish 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 Montgomery St / 7th St neighborhood in Laurel, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (10.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.6%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (8.7%), along with some African ancestry residents (8.4%), among others. In addition, 22.9% 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 Montgomery St / 7th St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (65.0%) 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 (9.7%) . 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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