About New Carrollton, MD (West Lanham Hills / Ardwick)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

West Lanham Hills / Ardwick median real estate price is $272,076, which is more expensive than 39.8% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 52.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in West Lanham Hills / Ardwick is currently $1,939, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 45.1% of Maryland neighborhoods.

West Lanham Hills / Ardwick is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New Carrollton, Maryland.

West Lanham Hills / Ardwick 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the West Lanham Hills / Ardwick 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 West Lanham Hills / Ardwick are 6.5%, which is lower than one will find in 63.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in West Lanham Hills / Ardwick 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: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the West Lanham Hills / Ardwick 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 West Lanham Hills / Ardwick community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the West Lanham Hills / Ardwick neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 89.7% of the neighborhoods in MD. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in the West Lanham Hills / Ardwick 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, 69.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 95.6% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 16.7% of the West Lanham Hills / Ardwick neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.5% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the West Lanham Hills / Ardwick neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 10.9% have African ancestry.

West Lanham Hills / Ardwick is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 West Lanham Hills / Ardwick neighborhood in New Carrollton are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.1% 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 Neighbors: Occupations

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 West Lanham Hills / Ardwick neighborhood, 33.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 27.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.3%), and 18.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 West Lanham Hills / Ardwick neighborhood is English, spoken by 59.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and African languages.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the West Lanham Hills / Ardwick neighborhood in New Carrollton, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (17.6%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report African roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (5.2%), along with some Haitian ancestry residents (3.6%), among others. In addition, 37.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in West Lanham Hills / Ardwick neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.0% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (66.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (16.7%) and 6.1% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.


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 Q1 2021. 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 May 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

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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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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

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Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Carrollton Elementary School
8300 Quintana St
New Carrollton, MD 20784
PK-05
Charles Carroll Middle School
6130 Lamont Dr
New Carrollton, MD 20784
06-08
Duval High School
9880 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
09-12
Gaywood Elementary School
6701 97th Ave
Lanham, MD 20706
PK-05
James Mchenry Elementary School
8909 Mchenry Ln
Lanham, MD 20706
PK-05
Parkdale High School
6001 Good Luck Rd
Riverdale, MD 20737
09-12
Judge Sylvania W. Woods Sr. Elementary School
3000 Church St
Glenarden, MD 20706
PK-06
Thomas Johnson Middle School
5401 Barker Pl
Lanham, MD 20706
06-08
Glenridge Elementary School
7200 Gallatin St
Landover Hills, MD 20784
PK-06
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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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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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