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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Purnell is a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland with a population of 794. Living in Purnell offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Purnell there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Purnell and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$263,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,176
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    75%
  • Own
    25%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    179
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    717
    500
  • Theft
    538
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$56,912
National
$55,322
Children
27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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