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Towson INFORMATION

Population: 54,004

Male 45% Female 54%
Married 47%
Single 52%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

9/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

8/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Towson has a very low population density. Towson is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

3,846 Towson
27,441 New York

City Info

Towson, MD is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Towson has a population density of 3,846, with 54,004 current residents.

Out of the 54,004 current residents, 45% are male and 54% are female. 47% of the residents are married and 52% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Bad air quality

Weather

  • 58% Sun
  • 47% Rain
  • 8% Snow

Condition

56°F average temperature

  • 49 years Median home age
  • $273,140 Median home price
  • -7.23% Home appreciation rate
  • 13.08% Annual property tax
  • 57%
    Homes owned
  • 38.9%
    Homes rented
  • 4.2%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Towson, the air quality is 6% and the weather, on average, is 58% sunny, 47% rainy, and 8% snowy. The average temperature is 56°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Towson, you should know that 57% of homes are owned while 38.9% of homes are rented, and 4.2% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $273,140, the median age of homes is 49 years, the annual home appreciation is -7.23% and the annual property tax is 13.08%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    5
  • Average age

    37
  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat

Community

When looking at the community of Towson, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Towson’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Towson is 37 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 56.22% Democratic, 41.66% Republican, and 2.12% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

8%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:14

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    16.8%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    28.3%
  • Service Occupations
    10.4%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    4.1%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    3.2%
  • 91%
    High school diploma
  • 4%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 28%
    Bachelors degree
  • 25%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Towson, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.80% of residents are unemployed in Towson (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Towson residents: 16.8% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 37.12% are in the arts and sciences field, 10.4% are in the customer service field, 28.3% are in the sales field, 0.06% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 4.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 90.72%, 4.02% of residents have an associate’s degree, 28.35% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 24.52% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Towson, you should be aware that the average commute time is 25 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Towson have a few different options. 79% of commuters use their own cars, 8% of commuters carpool, 3% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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