Baltimore, Maryland 

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Large city - East-central Maryland along Chesapeake Bay, 40 miles northeast of Washington, D.C.
-Arts and culture
-Attractive suburbs
-Historic preservation
-Long commutes
-Growth and sprawl
-Violent crime rate

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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.


City: Baltimore
Zip Codes: 21215, 21206, 21224, 21218, 21229, 21217, 21230, 21225, 21212, 21239, 21 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 32 ft above sea level


The unemployment rate in Baltimore is 6.50% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Baltimore jobs have increased by 1.38%. Learn More...
Compared to the rest of the country, Baltimore's cost of living is 10.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Baltimore's Cost of Living
Baltimore's population is 621,849 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -15.51%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Baltimore is $117,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.54%. Check out the homes in the area.
Baltimore public schools spend $16,838 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Baltimore. Learn More...

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It's a good time to buy in Baltimore. Home Appreciation is up 2.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Baltimore Real Estate.

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Reviews for Baltimore    94 Reviews
Very Ugly City - 4/7/2018
This perhaps the most ugly city I have lived in. Other then the walk along the harbor, Fells Point and Canton Square, it is all quite ugly and hard on the eyes. The... (Read More)

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It use to be nice but now its scary - 10/1/2017
I grew up in Bmore and it was nice back in the 80s a little rough in some area's but still safe, after about early mid 90s this crime has gone up , the city is getting... (Read More)

Friends School of Baltimore :-) - 12/9/2016
et al, Despite the other comments you may read I hope you take note of a different experience. My son is currently attending Friends School of Baltimore. This is his... (Read More)

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21215, 21206, 21224, 21218, 21229, 21217, 21230, 21225, 21212, 21239, 21 total