Silver Spring, MD (South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest)




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About Silver Spring, MD (South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest median real estate price is $754,756, which is more expensive than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 94.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest is currently $1,795, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.8% of the neighborhoods in Maryland.

South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Silver Spring, Maryland.

South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes 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 South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest 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 South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

Notable & Unique: People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood is wealthier than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 55.1% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Also, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 98.7% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 77.1% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

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 South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 20.4% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood has more Eastern European and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 2.3% have Ukrainian ancestry.

South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 29.2% of the South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.4% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.0% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.


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 South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood in Silver Spring 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 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood, 77.1% 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 20.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.5%), and 7.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood in Silver Spring, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (11.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.2%), among others. In addition, 15.8% 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 South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and Russian.

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 South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (49.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (29.2%) and 11.6% 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest 0.101011101001110
Silver Spring 0.101011101001110
Maryland 4.57
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South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest 0.101011101001110
Silver Spring 0.101011101001110
Maryland 23.15
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South Woodside Park / Woodside Forest 0.101011101001110
Silver Spring 0.101011101001110
Maryland 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of MD 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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