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Elkridge
  • Suburb of Baltimore, MD

Report Card

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

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Elkridge is a suburb of Baltimore with a population of 25,251. Elkridge is in Howard County and is one of the best places to live in Maryland. Living in Elkridge offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Elkridge there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Elkridge and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Elkridge are highly rated.

About

About Elkridge...
Population
25,251

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$413,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,027
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Elkridge Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Elkridge

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$127,027
National
$75,149

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