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Best Places To Live In Ellicott City, MD

  • Ellicott City, MD
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 70,780
  • 12. That's not a city. 11. The Folksy atmosphere is more conducive to rudeness than affability; in one visit, we were yelled at by a cyclist (who broke the law twice to tell us what he thought we were…[read more]


Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Naval Academy, MD
  • 25.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,040
  • Chevy Chase town, MD
  • 24.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,948
  • North Chevy Chase, MD
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 498
  • Chevy Chase Section Three, MD
  • 24.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 733
  • Mays Chapel, MD
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,811
  • I have been living in Mays Chapel for a while. This past year has not been so great in regards to break-ins, and theft around town. I would just give advice to anyone walk late at night or who has to…[read more]
  • Kensington, MD
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,111
  • I've lived here for almost my life! One of my favorite places here the Antique Row! I love this place! You can find lots of good places like the Mormon Temple during Christmas time, the shopping center…[read more]
  • Martin's Additions, MD
  • 24.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 912
  • Chevy Chase Section Five, MD
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 641
  • Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD
  • 9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,433
  • Chevy Chase, MD
  • 24.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,618
  • Parole, MD
  • 23.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,679
  • If you are looking for a place to live that is the perfect combination of quiet living and convenient locale, then living in Parole, MD would be perfect for you! Where do I even start? The beautiful…[read more]
  • Garrett Park, MD
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,058
  • Fairwood, MD
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,756
  • Hampton, MD
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,830
  • South Kensington, MD
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,682
  • Bethesda, MD
  • 25.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 62,608
  • Paramount, California has been my home for several years now. I moved to Paramount from Minnesota, so you might imagine the huge change I had to go through. However, Paramount did not make it hard for me…[read more]
  • Lutherville, MD
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,707
  • Chevy Chase View, MD
  • 22.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 935
  • Fulton, MD
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,097
  • Eldersburg, MD
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,892
  • Spending the last ten years living in Eldersburgm a lot has changed. So it generally remains safe, there‚Äôs a lot more commercial business and thwaths of people moving in from neighboring counties.…[read more]
  • Herald Harbor, MD
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,620
  • Severna Park, MD
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 38,514
  • I've lived in Severna for a while, and have to say that it's a very enjoyable city in which to live. It has many beautiful neighborhoods to choose from and the town is bordered on two sides by rivers,…[read more]
  • Arden on the Severn, MD
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,615
  • Roland Parl-Homewood-Guilford, Baltimore, MD
  • 10.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,535
  • White Marsh, MD
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,722
  • Four Corners, MD
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,596
  • Forest Glen, MD
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,915
  • North Bethesda, MD
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,971
  • All of my mid adult life as far as I can remember, I have lived in North Bethesda and even now for the foreseeable future I will continue to live in the same town. My experience with this town are worth…[read more]
  • Scaggsville, MD
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,975
  • Rockville, MD
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 65,171
  • I grew up in Rockville and Potomac. It is a souless town. There is a feeling of vacuous void. No character. No friendliness. Nothing of any real interest to do except for going to Great Falls. There is…[read more]
  • Crofton, MD
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,663
  • If you like sitting in traffic, come to Crofton. The area is overdeveloped and overcrowded and they just keep adding on. Traffic will only get much worse as thousands of new residences are completed and…[read more]
  • Towson, MD
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 58,189
  • I have lived in Towson, Maryland for almost 25 years. It is the seat of Baltimore County. Filled with historical buildings dating back to the 17th century, Towson is a bustling town of commercial,…[read more]
  • Pikesville, MD
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,625
  • Living in Pikesville might be a little more on the expensive side, but it's a good choice for people focused on their career. I say this because Pikesville doesn't necessarily have a lot of opportunities…[read more]
  • Catonsville, MD
  • 3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 42,027
  • I've lived in Catonsville Maryland for my whole life and I have enjoyed being able to raise a family here. It is a very comfortable spot to settle down. There are many things that my family can do during…[read more]
  • Arbutus, MD
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,455
  • Arbutus, Maryland is a town that sits on the outskirts of a big city like Baltimore, Maryland but retains its identity as a suburb. Arbutus may have a population of 20 thousand plus residents, but there…[read more]
  • North Kensington, MD
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,848
  • Columbia, MD
  • 5.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 103,439
  • I have lived in Columbia for 3 months, it was recommended by multiple people when we found out we were moving to the area. We live in a seemingly quiet cul-de-sac with an entrance to the trail network…[read more]
  • Cockeysville, MD
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,247
  • Cockeysville is a suburban area in Baltimore County and is about 20 minutes from the city of Baltimore. It's a really quiet community and like living in the country. It's good to have a car to get…[read more]
  • Maryland City, MD
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,647
  • I love the variety of experiences that living in Seabrook, MD provides. One of the biggest advantage is due to the multiple forms of transportation available, I don't have to own a car. Bus service and…[read more]
  • Timonium, MD
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,559
  • Timonium is a pleasant, family oriented community that's about 20 minutes away from Baltimore. The area offers many conveniences and is well maintained. You can find shopping centers off of York Road and…[read more]
  • Owings Mills, MD
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,332
  • You probably won't get too bored living in Owings Mills. For me personally, I really enjoy the city because I like to get out often and visit new places around the area. If you don't have your own car,…[read more]
  • Odenton, MD
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 39,759
  • I really like living in Odenton. It's a smaller city and it might seem a little expensive, but it is a great place to live. Since it's right next to a couple big cities, there are a lot of opportunities…[read more]
  • Bowie, MD
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 57,633
  • Being a little city just outside of a major metropolis means that you don't have to offer much other than your standard shopping center, fast food chains and thats about it. Bowie does this but luckily…[read more]
  • Brookeville, MD
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 161
  • Gambrills, MD
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,613
  • Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
  • 9.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,535
  • Berwyn Heights, MD
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,242
  • Takoma Park, MD
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,567
  • Takoma Park is one of the best areas in Maryland. Living in this city is awesome. The location is excellent for getting around. Local transportation includes frequent runs by buses and a metro train…[read more]
  • Garrison, MD
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,551
  • Olney, MD
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,336
  • I love living in Olney; it's a beautiful place for an active family. It's a fun, diverse and safe community to live. There's plenty of excellent shopping and offer a fantastic number of international…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in Ellicott City, MD for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Ellicott City, MD, followed by the best places to live near Ellicott City, MD, sorted by Livability Score.

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