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Carroll County
  • County in Maryland

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade C+
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade C minus

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Carroll County is located in Maryland with a population of 168,233. Carroll County is one of the best places to live in Maryland. In Carroll County, most residents own their homes. In Carroll County there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Carroll County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Carroll County are highly rated.

About

Population
168,233

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$343,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,121
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Carroll County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    421
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    26.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    318.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,640.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    55.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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