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Downtown West
  • Neighborhood in Baltimore, MD

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  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 West is a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland with a population of 1,255. Downtown West is in Baltimore City County and is one of the best places to live in Maryland. Living in Downtown West offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown West there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown West and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Downtown West...
Population
1,255

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$404,624
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,092
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    74%
  • Own
    26%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    486.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    635.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    336.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,889.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$66,752
National
$64,994
Families with Children
6%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    37%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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