Towson, Maryland 

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Population

58,766

+8.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$74,916

Median Home Price

$337,900

Best Places to Live in Towson, Maryland

Large city - East-central Maryland along Chesapeake Bay, 40 miles northeast of Washington, D.C.. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Towson, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Arts and culture
Attractive suburbs
Historic preservation
Cons
Long commutes
Growth and sprawl
Violent crime rate
 $295,000 
577 Brook Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 1435 SqFt
 $599,000 
1308 Boyce Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1822 SqFt
 $- 
2 E Joppa Rd
Bed N/A | Bath N/A | N/A SqFt

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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QUICK FACTS

City: Towson
Zip Codes: 21204 21286 21252
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 32 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Towson is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Towson jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Towson's cost of living is 17.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Towson's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Towson, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Baltimore county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Towson's population is 58,766 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Towson is $337,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Towson public schools spend $14,456 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Towson. More Education



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Housing Market in Towson

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Reviews for Towson   3 Reviews
Transportation in the Towson area - 8/27/2013
Because Towson university is right here, and we're not too far from downtown Baltimore, there are many bus lines running in the area. The problem though is they rarely... Read More

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Towson Maryland, Not What It Used To be - 5/17/2007
Crowded, crime on the rise , very expensive and tax... Read More

Basic comments about Towson - 9/26/2006
My wife and I have lived in Towson for seven and a half years. It has many of the things we want in a community but it is not our dream place to live. We would like a... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN TOWSON, MARYLAND
21204 21286 21252

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NEW LISTINGS IN TOWSON
$295,000
577 Brook Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$599,000
1308 Boyce Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$-
2 E Joppa Rd
Bed N/A | Bath N/A

$3,000
37 Meridian Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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37 Meridian Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$575,000
8103 Ruxton Crossing Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 4

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Bed 4 | Bath 3

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