Sparrows Point, MD (Fort Howard / Ramona Beach)




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About Sparrows Point, MD (Fort Howard / Ramona Beach)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Fort Howard / Ramona Beach median real estate price is $283,935, which is less expensive than 53.6% of Maryland neighborhoods and 53.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Fort Howard / Ramona Beach is currently $1,419, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 50.4% of Maryland neighborhoods.

Fort Howard / Ramona Beach is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sparrows Point, Maryland. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Fort Howard / Ramona Beach real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Fort Howard / Ramona Beach are 6.5%, which is lower than one will find in 66.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Fort Howard / Ramona Beach is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Sparrows Point, the Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Fort Howard / Ramona Beach is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood has more Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood in Sparrows Point are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 12.3% 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 59.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood, 32.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.4%), and 17.4% 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 Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood in Sparrows Point, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (38.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (28.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (15.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (10.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.8%).

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 Fort Howard / Ramona Beach neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (92.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.2%) . 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 Crime Data

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Sparrows Point 0.101011101001110
Maryland 4.57
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Fort Howard / Ramona Beach 0.101011101001110
Sparrows Point 0.101011101001110
Maryland 23.15
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Maryland 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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