Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest median real estate price is $382,862, which is more expensive than 48.1% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 61.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest is currently $2,915, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.4% of the neighborhoods in Maryland.
Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Odenton, Maryland.
Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes 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 Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Real estate vacancies in Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest are 4.7%, which is lower than one will find in 70.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest 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.
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.
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 Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 26.9% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.1% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 68.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Did you know that the Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest neighborhood has more Jamaican and African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 5.9% have African ancestry.
Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% 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 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest neighborhood in Odenton are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 29.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 79.6% of U.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 Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest neighborhood, 60.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 26.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.6%), and 10.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.
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 Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest neighborhood in Odenton, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (10.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.6%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (5.9%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.6%), among others. In addition, 14.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Seven Oaks / Jacobs Forest neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.6%) 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 (9.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.