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,
the Lower Marlboro / Chaneyville neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
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 4.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Lower Marlboro / Chaneyville 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.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Lower Marlboro / Chaneyville also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, the Lower Marlboro / Chaneyville neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
5.7% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of Maryland. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
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 Lower Marlboro / Chaneyville neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 13.8% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lower Marlboro / Chaneyville neighborhood has more
Ukrainian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 1.4% have Slovak ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Lower Marlboro / Chaneyville neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.4% 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, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Lower Marlboro / Chaneyville neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 95.5% of all American neighborhoods.