Arnold 72 Excellent
Arnold Livability #112 ranked city in Maryland#10,253 ranked city in the USARanks better than 65% of areas
B+ Arnold Amenities Some amenities close to this location
F Arnold Cost of Living Cost of living is 12% higher than Maryland
13636% more expensive than the US average
12121% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Arnold cost of living
B- Arnold Crime Total crime is 29% lower than Maryland
Total crime
1,78031% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5731% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-9%Year over year crime is down
Arnold crime
B+ Arnold Employment Household income is 45% higher than Maryland
Median household income
$109,93299% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$47,20358% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%28% lower than the US average
Arnold employment
F Arnold Housing Home value is 39% higher than Maryland
Median home value
$405,000119% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,70179% higher than the US average
Home ownership
86%34% higher than the US average
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A- Arnold Schools HS graduation rate is 9% higher than Maryland
High school grad. rates
94%13% higher than the US average
School test scores
60%23% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:114% higher than the US average
Arnold K-12 schools
A+ Arnold User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Arnold
Overall user rating
86% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
100% 1 total surveys
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Living in Arnold, MD

Located in the state of Maryland, Arnold is a medium-sized city with a population of 22,625 residents. If we look at the most recent Census, Arnold is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Arnold might be a good fit as 82% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 57% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a fulfilling experience if you are willing to get to know the city before actually living in Arnold, Maryland. Finding the best places to live in Arnold and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, cost of living, education and other important metrics.

Arnold, MD receives 67 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #170 in Maryland and #14,654 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Arnold ranks very well for amenities (B+), crime (B-), education (A-) and employment (B+). The bad news for Arnold, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: cost of living (F) and housing (F).

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Arnold, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Arnold is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Arnold come in at $405,000, which is 39.5% higher than the Maryland average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Arnold, the home price to income ratio is 3.7, which is 2.6% lower than the Maryland average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Arnold area were 5.3% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 2.6%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

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      Source: The Arnold, MD data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).