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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    B
Scaggsville is a suburb of Baltimore with a population of 9,142. Scaggsville is in Howard County and is one of the best places to live in Maryland. Living in Scaggsville offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Scaggsville there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Scaggsville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Scaggsville are highly rated.
About Scaggsville...
Population
9,142

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$484,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,391
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    4%
  • Own
    96%
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Scaggsville Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Scaggsville

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$145,307
National
$55,322
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Scaggsville Reviews

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Safe neighborhood, with the new shopping center provides lots of necessities. From fast food restaurant, grocery store, convenience stores, gas stations, doctors offices, classy restaurants, and many more!
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Scaggsville offers many great Howard County public schools as well as amazing private schools close in the area. There's many grocery stores, libraries, shopping centers and malls available within 10-15 mins.
It feels very safe and a nice community pretty much all around. People are friendly and it is a nice socioeconomic mix. Schools are good and there are affordable places.