Baltimore Highlands, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 7,019.
Males: 3,689  (52.6%)
Females: 3,330  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  30.8 years
Maryland median age:  38.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $68,775
Baltimore Highlands:

$68,775
MD:

$75,847

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $36,018

Baltimore Highlands CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $250,200
Baltimore Highlands:

$250,200
MD:

$299,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $308,525; Detached houses: $358,711; Townhouses or other attached units: $208,759; In 2-unit structures: $238,043; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $283,432; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $212,934; Mobile homes: $74,775; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,383

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,048.

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  • Races in Baltimore Highlands, MD (2015)

    Baltimore Highlands races chart
    • 3,53945.5%White alone
    • 2,41131.0%Hispanic
    • 1,30216.7%Black alone
    • 4225.4%Asian alone
    • 2403.1%Two or more races
    • 70.09%American Indian alone

Races in Baltimore Highlands detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Baltimore Highlands: 106.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (6.3%), German (4.9%), Polish (2.7%), African (2.2%), English (2.1%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 83 feet

For population 25 years and over in Baltimore Highlands:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baltimore Highlands CDP:

  • Never married: 38.9%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1,828 residents are foreign born (17.4% Latin America).

This place:

23.5%
Maryland:

14.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,154 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,142 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baltimore, MD (5.3 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (95.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands, MD (0.9 miles ), Pumphrey, MD (1.1 miles ), Brooklyn Park, MD (1.2 miles ), Lansdowne, MD (1.2 miles ), Linthicum, MD (1.5 miles ), Ferndale, MD (1.8 miles ), Arbutus, MD (1.8 miles ), Glen Burnie, MD (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 76.64 W

Baltimore Highlands household income distribution Baltimore Highlands home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Baltimore Highlands: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Baltimore Highlands-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Baltimore Highlands place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 tornado 10.3 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baltimore Highlands-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 252.2 miles away from Baltimore Highlands center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 289.0 miles away from Baltimore Highlands center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 347.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Baltimore County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Baltimore Highlands:

  • HAMMONDS LANE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BROOKLYN PARK, MD)
  • MARINER HEALTH OF CATONSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CATONSVILLE, MD)
  • DAVITA - HARBOR PARK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BALTIMORE, MD)
  • HARBOR HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BALTIMORE, MD)
  • MEDSTAR HARBOR HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; BALTIMORE, MD)
  • HARBOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BALTIMORE, MD)
  • WELLSPRING NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GLEN BURNIE, MD)

Amtrak stations near Baltimore Highlands:

  • 5 miles: BWI AIRPORT RAIL STATION (BALTIMORE, AMTRAK WAY) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: BALTIMORE (1500 N. CHARLES ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baltimore Highlands:

  • University of Maryland-Baltimore (about 5 miles; Baltimore, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,162)
  • University of Maryland-Baltimore County (about 5 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 11,160)
  • University of Baltimore (about 6 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 3,592)
  • Maryland Institute College of Art (about 6 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 2,267)
  • All-State Career-Baltimore (about 6 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 2,287)
  • Coppin State University (about 6 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Baltimore City Community College (about 7 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 3,560)

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Notable location: English Consul Volunteer Firemens Association Station 37 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Baltimore Highlands: English Consul Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Baltimore Highlands include: Hickory Hills Park (1), Northeast Highlands Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Baltimore County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 99.5. This is worse than average.

City:

99.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.222. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.222
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.582. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.582
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 20.6%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 35.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.3% for other race residents, 16.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Baltimore Highlands CDP (based on Baltimore County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic153,24334
Evangelical Protestant62,367232
Mainline Protestant50,484167
Other32,62854
Black Protestant32,44237
Orthodox1,6633
None472,202-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 137
Baltimore County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 88
Baltimore County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 150
Baltimore County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 367
Here:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Baltimore County:

26.4%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

15.5%

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($215 average AGI)
Baltimore County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baltimore city, MD  2.31% ($39,123 average AGI)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.43% ($42,974)
from Harford County, MD  0.42% ($44,935)


6.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($351 average AGI)
Baltimore County:

0.05%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baltimore city, MD  1.86% ($34,966 average AGI)
to Harford County, MD  0.49% ($50,703)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.42% ($45,786)

Strongest AM radio stations in Baltimore Highlands:

  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOLB (1010 AM; 1 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WJRO (1590 AM; 1 kW; GLEN BURNIE, MD; Owner: ERALD BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJFK (1300 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF-AM, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baltimore Highlands:

  • WRBS (95.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: PETER & JOHN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWIN-FM (95.9 FM; GLEN BURNIE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WERQ-FM (92.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYPR (88.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WYPR LICENSE HOLDING LLC)
  • WXYV (105.7 FM; CATONSVILLE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBJC (91.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQSR (102.7 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY OF CHESAPEAKE LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WEAA (88.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MORGAN STATE COLLEGE)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMJ (104.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMD (89.7 FM; TOWSON, MD; Owner: TOWSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Baltimore Highlands:

  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WMJF-LP (Channel 16; TOWSON, MD; Owner: TOWSON UNIVERSITY)
Baltimore Highlands fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Baltimore Highlands fatal accident list:

Jul 13, 1989 10:35 PM, 295, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 12, 1984 02:50 PM, Is0895, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 16, 1983 02:28 PM, Co3300, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 17, 1979 07:04 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • 213,989Total average daily traffic
  • 49Total average daily truck traffic

Baltimore Highlands compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Baltimore Highlands on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Pakistan (population 500+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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