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Downtown
  • Neighborhood in Baltimore, MD

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

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Downtown is a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland with a population of 6,035. Downtown is in Baltimore City County and is one of the best places to live in Maryland. Living in Downtown offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Downtown...
Population
6,035

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$279,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,487
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    93%
  • Own
    7%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    3,896.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    45.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6,903.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,913.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    15,630
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$64,001
National
$62,843
Families with Children
6%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    38%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

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