About Gaithersburg, MD (Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd median real estate price is $724,281, which is more expensive than 94.1% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 91.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd is currently $2,757, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.5% of the neighborhoods in Maryland.

Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd 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 Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd, 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 Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

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 Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd 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.

In addition, one way that the Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 85.4% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Also of note, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 26.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 1.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood, where 40.0% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 12.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, a majority of the adults in the Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Maryland by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in Maryland. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 74.2% of the workforce in the Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Furthermore, the Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood has more Eastern European and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 2.3% have Iranian ancestry.

Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.8% 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 Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood in Gaithersburg 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 99.0% 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

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood, 74.2% 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 14.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.5%), and 9.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 63.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Langs. of India, Korean and Spanish.

The Neighbors: 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 Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood in Gaithersburg, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (22.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (7.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.9%), along with some German ancestry residents (5.6%), among others. In addition, 29.5% 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 Darnestown Rd / Quince Orchard Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (84.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (8.2%) . 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

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 Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 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

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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

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Darnestown Elementary School
15030 Turkey Foot Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
KG-05
Dufief Elementary School
15001 Dufief Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
KG-05
Lakelands Park Middle School
1200 Main St
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
06-08
Northwest High School
13501 Richter Farm Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
09-12
Quince Orchard High School
15800 Quince Orchard Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
09-12
Rachel Carson Elementary School
100 Tschiffely Square Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
PK-05
Ridgeview Middle School
16600 Raven Rock Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
06-08
Robert Frost Middle School
9201 Scott Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
06-08
Thomas S. Wootton High School
2100 Wootton Pkwy
Rockville, MD 20850
09-12
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
12260 Mc Donald Chapel Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
PK-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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