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 Linthicum Heights,
the Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd
More residents of the Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 100.0% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.6% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Maryland, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Maryland.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd neighborhood has more
British ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd neighborhood stands out by having 100.0% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Unpopulated, and rural, the Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd 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, 100.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Also of note, this Dorsey Rd / Aviation Blvd neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 100.0% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.