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 Owings Mills,
the Gwynnbrook neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Gwynnbrook neighborhood has more
Russian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 1.4% have Eastern European ancestry.
Gwynnbrook is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 69.5% of the workforce
in the Gwynnbrook neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: People
If you are planning to retire in Maryland, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Gwynnbrook
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Maryland,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 96.4% of neighborhoods in
MD. If a Maryland retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 3.6% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Gwynnbrook neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
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 Gwynnbrook neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 66.9% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.3% of the neighborhoods
Finally, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the Gwynnbrook neighborhood, where 32.3% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 95.8%
of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Gwynnbrook neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.4% 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.
Furthermore, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.9%, the Gwynnbrook neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.7% 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.