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: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Edgemont neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Edgemont
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Maryland. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 97.0% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Maryland. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Edgemont neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Edgemont neighborhood has more
Lithuanian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 2.3% have Greek ancestry.
Edgemont is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Edgemont neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.0% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, one way that the Edgemont neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.