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
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Bay Shore Acres / Cape Isle of Wight neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Bay Shore Acres / Cape Isle of Wight is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 35.9% of the residential real estate vacant, the Bay Shore Acres / Cape Isle of Wight neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Bay Shore Acres / Cape Isle of Wight neighborhood has more
Welsh and English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 21.6% have English ancestry.
Bay Shore Acres / Cape Isle of Wight is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Bay Shore Acres / Cape Isle of Wight
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Bay Shore Acres / Cape Isle of Wight neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 64.0% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 2.2% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Bay Shore Acres / Cape Isle of Wight is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the Bay Shore Acres / Cape Isle of Wight neighborhood in
Ocean City is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in MD,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 86.9% of the neighborhoods
in Maryland. If you are considering retiring to Maryland, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.