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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.


Large city - East-central Maryland along Chesapeake Bay, 40 miles northeast of Washington, D.C. See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Maryland
Metro Area: Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area
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City: Baltimore, Columbia, ... 108 total
Zip Codes: 21234, 21215, ... 160 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 32 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Baltimore-Columbia-Towson

    The unemployment rate in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area is 4.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.39 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area's cost of living is 11.90% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area's Cost of Living
    Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area's population is 2,797,410 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 17.73 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area is $247,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -9.68%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area public schools spend $15,417 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Metro Area. Learn more...

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