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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Clipper Hill Estates median real estate price is $530,737, which is more expensive than 65.2% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 71.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Clipper Hill Estates is currently $3,696, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.0% of the neighborhoods in Maryland.

Clipper Hill Estates is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sykesville, Maryland.

Clipper Hill Estates real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Clipper Hill Estates neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Clipper Hill Estates, the current vacancy rate is 2.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Clipper Hill Estates is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Clipper Hill Estates neighborhood could be your paradise. With 26.5% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Clipper Hill Estates 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 4.7% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Maryland. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.

Diversity

Did you know that the Clipper Hill Estates neighborhood has more Eastern European and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 1.4% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Clipper Hill Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Clipper Hill Estates neighborhood in Sykesville 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 90.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.7% 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 51.5% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Clipper Hill Estates neighborhood, 66.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 15.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.2%), and 10.7% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Clipper Hill Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Clipper Hill Estates neighborhood in Sykesville, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (31.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.5%), and residents who report English roots (12.1%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.6%), among others. In addition, 10.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Clipper Hill Estates neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (79.7%) 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 (6.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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