Silver Spring, MD (Oakview / Northwest Park)



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About Silver Spring, MD (Oakview / Northwest Park)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Oakview / Northwest Park median real estate price is $420,432, which is more expensive than 72.4% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 78.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Oakview / Northwest Park is currently $2,002, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.1% of the neighborhoods in Maryland.

Oakview / Northwest Park is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Oakview / Northwest Park 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Oakview / Northwest Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Oakview / Northwest Park, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Oakview / Northwest Park 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 Silver Spring, the Oakview / Northwest Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (23.0% ride the bus) than 98.0% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Oakview / Northwest Park (20.3%) than in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Oakview / Northwest Park neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 2.1% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Maryland.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Oakview / Northwest Park neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Oakview / Northwest Park neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (58.3%) than are found in 99.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Oakview / Northwest Park neighborhood has more Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry.

Oakview / Northwest Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% 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 Oakview / Northwest Park neighborhood in Silver Spring are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.1% 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 73.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Oakview / Northwest Park neighborhood, 39.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 33.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (15.3%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Oakview / Northwest Park neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 60.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Vietnamese, French and African languages.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Oakview / Northwest Park neighborhood in Silver Spring, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (12.9%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (5.8%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (4.3%), and some of the residents are also of Haitian ancestry (3.3%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (2.6%), among others. In addition, 58.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Oakview / Northwest Park neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (49.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (23.0%) and 20.3% 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 Q3 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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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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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Oakview / Northwest Park 0.101011101001110
Silver Spring 0.101011101001110
Maryland 4.72

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Oakview / Northwest Park 0.101011101001110
Silver Spring 0.101011101001110
Maryland 22.84

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Oakview / Northwest Park 0.101011101001110
Silver Spring 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 2016 – 2017 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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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Maryland

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Better than of MD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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