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-Arts and culture
-Attractive suburbs
-Historic preservation


-Long commutes
-Growth and sprawl
-Violent crime rate

What Bert Has To Say About Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area

Baltimore is a diverse and complete East Coast city—though not always thought of that way by some who consider it the less attractive sister of Washington, D.C. It surrounds a major inland port on the upper portion of the Chesapeake Bay, with prosperous shipping, transportation, and manufacturing industries among others. Many areas of the city, particularly downtown, have experienced a vast renewal with a strong emphasis on historic preservation. The restored waterfront adjacent to the rather ordinary downtown is now a commercial and leisure destination with excellent museums, a first class aquarium and plenty to do.

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  • Location: East-central Maryland along Chesapeake Bay, 40 miles northeast of Washington, D.C.
  • Country: United States
  • State: Maryland
  • County: Baltimore County
  • Metro Area: No Metro Area

Quick Facts About Baltimore

    The unemployment rate in Baltimore County is 4.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Baltimore County jobs have Increased by 1.37 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Baltimore County's cost of living is 8.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Baltimore County's population is 831,128 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 20.08 percent.
    Average Commute time is 40 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Baltimore County is $230,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -6.21%.
    Baltimore County public schools spend $14,612 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Baltimore County.

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