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A+ Camp Springs Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Camp Springs Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% lower than Maryland
Camp Springs
12020% more expensive than the US average
12121% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Camp Springs cost of living
F Camp Springs Crime Total crime is 16% higher than Maryland
Total crime
2,91013% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3513% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-9%Year over year crime is down
Camp Springs crime
C- Camp Springs Employment Household income is 8% higher than Maryland
Median household income
$81,86548% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$34,34815% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%43% higher than the US average
Camp Springs employment
D+ Camp Springs Housing Home value is 13% lower than Maryland
Median home value
$254,10038% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,63772% higher than the US average
Home ownership
77%21% higher than the US average
Camp Springs real estate or Camp Springs rentals
F Camp Springs Schools HS graduation rate is 2% higher than Maryland
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
24%51% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Camp Springs K-12 schools

Living in Camp Springs, MD

Located in the state of Maryland, Camp Springs is a mid-sized city with a population of 20,770 inhabitants. With a total of 77%, the Black or African American racial group makes up the majority of the population in Camp Springs. The next most represented races are 13% White and 2% Asian. When traveling to work, spending unnecessary time in your vehicle is not ideal. Across all of America, the average one way 26 is commute time minutes, unfortunately, living in Camp Springs offers up a higher than average one way commute time of 37 minutes.

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 Camp Springs, Maryland. To help you find the best places to live in and around Camp Springs, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, education, housing and more.

Using data and statistics Camp Springs has received a livability score of 59/100. This score is ranked in the 17th percentile when compared to all other cities. This score ranks well below the US average. With such a low livability score, it might be worth investigating a little further. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Camp Springs scores well for amenities (A+). On a less positive note, Camp Springs does not have favorable grades for the following: crime (F), cost of living (F) and education (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

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

Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Camp Springs. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Camp Springs are affordable. Median real estate prices in Camp Springs come in at $254,100, which is 12.5% lower than the Maryland average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Camp Springs, the home price to income ratio is 3.1, which is 18.4% lower than the Maryland average.

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Compare Camp Springs, MD Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Camp Springs, MD

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Westover Village, Arlington83132,179
Williamsburg, Arlington8114.32,968
Rock Spring, Arlington81143,223
Lyon Village, Arlington8111.13,541
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Arlington-East Falls, Arlington8114.25,637
Lyon Park, Arlington8110.55,521
Madison Manor, Arlington8113.41,579
Bluemont, Arlington8012.27,049

Best Cities Near Camp Springs, MD

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Occoquan, VA8620.3947
Countryside, VA8331.610,472
Fair Oaks, VA832433,478
Naval Academy, MD8326.56,040
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Merrifield, VA8317.917,000
Cascades, VA8230.212,205
Neabsco, VA8224.517,038
Friendship Heights Village, MD8214.34,730
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Camp Springs - Home of Air Force One

Camp Springs is known for Andrews Airforce Base, which is located right beside the community. One of the perks of living in the area is their annual airshow. It's a fun event, especially for kids. Another benefit of living in this area is its close proximity to Washington, D.C. and certain parts of Virginia. You can jump on Interstate 495 or take the train to get there. Many people living in this area have to commute to work.

There isn't much to do for entertainment in Camp Springs. There are a couple of nice restaurants but you have to go to neighboring towns for more options. Washington, D.C. and Virginia both have great nightlife and restaurants. The crime rate is low in the community and there are a lot of long-term residents. Many families live in the area as well, but the school system needs a lot of improvement.

Some of the best areas in Camp Springs are away from the highway and military base. The traffic and congestion can become annoying at times. Air Force One is kept at the military base for the president's trips out of town. The older established neighborhoods are also some of the best areas. A lot of seniors and older couples live there.
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Source: The Camp Springs, MD data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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