Rockville, MD (Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd)




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About Rockville, MD (Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd median real estate price is $601,998, which is more expensive than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 90.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd is currently $2,904, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.6% of the neighborhoods in Maryland.

Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rockville, Maryland.

Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd 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 townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd, the current vacancy rate is 3.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Rockville, the Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

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 Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood, where 51.0% 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Also, if you are planning to retire in Maryland, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd 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 97.6% 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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 77.9% of the workforce in the Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Furthermore, 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 Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 20.2% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, the Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 96.5% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood has more Brazilian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 0.6% have Iranian ancestry.

Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 74.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd 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, 39.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood, 18.5% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood in Rockville are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 93.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.5% 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 84.6% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood, 77.9% 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 20.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (12.1%), and 8.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood in Rockville, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (19.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.9%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 34.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 58.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish, Langs. of India and African languages.

Getting to Work

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 Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (31.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (62.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (18.5%) and 11.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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 Q4 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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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:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd 0.101011101001110
Rockville 0.101011101001110
Maryland 4.72

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Rockville 0.101011101001110
Maryland 22.84

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Gaither Rd / Shady Grove Rd 0.101011101001110
Rockville 0.101011101001110
Maryland 57

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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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