Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD

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Ashton-Sandy Spring Profile


Overview

Ashton-Sandy Spring is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 5,939 people and just one neighborhood, Ashton-Sandy Spring is the 123rd largest community in Maryland.

Ashton-Sandy Spring home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Ashton-Sandy Spring real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Ashton-Sandy Spring is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ashton-Sandy Spring is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ashton-Sandy Spring who work in management occupations (21.71%), office and administrative support (10.29%), and sales jobs (9.39%).

Also of interest is that Ashton-Sandy Spring has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Ashton-Sandy Spring telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.94% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Ashton-Sandy Spring is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Ashton-Sandy Spring really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Ashton-Sandy Spring perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Ashton-Sandy Spring, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.65 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

In Ashton-Sandy Spring, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Ashton-Sandy Spring is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Ashton-Sandy Spring Demographics

If knowledge is power, Ashton-Sandy Spring is a pretty powerful place. 54.77% of the adults in Ashton-Sandy Spring have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Ashton-Sandy Spring in 2018 was $57,088, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $228,352 for a family of four. However, Ashton-Sandy Spring contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ashton-Sandy Spring is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ashton-Sandy Spring home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ashton-Sandy Spring residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ashton-Sandy Spring include Irish, German, English, Italian, and European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Ashton-Sandy Spring's cultural character, accounting for 16.32% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Ashton-Sandy Spring is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.


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 Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

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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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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 about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Rosa M. Parks Middle School
19200 Olney Mill Rd
Olney, MD 20832
06-08
Greenwood Elementary School
3336 Gold Mine Rd
Brookeville, MD 20833
KG-05
Sherwood Elementary School
1401 Olney Sandy Spring Rd
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
PK-05
Sherwood High School
300 Olney Sandy Spring Rd
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
09-12
William H. Farquhar Middle School
17017 Batchellors Forest Rd
Olney, MD 20832
06-08
James Hubert Blake High School
300 Norwood Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20905
09-12
Cloverly Elementary School
800 Briggs Chaney Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20905
PK-05
Brooke Grove Elementary School
2700 Spartan Rd
Olney, MD 20832
PK-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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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School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.4% 42.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.3% 35.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.1% 6.2%

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