Glen Burnie 63 Below average
Glen Burnie Livability #284 ranked city in Maryland#20,140 ranked city in the USARanks better than 31% of areas
A+ Glen Burnie Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Glen Burnie Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than Maryland
Glen Burnie
11212% more expensive than the US average
12121% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Glen Burnie cost of living
F Glen Burnie Crime Total crime is 35% higher than Maryland
Total crime
3,24430% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3130% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-4%Year over year crime is down
Glen Burnie crime
C- Glen Burnie Employment Household income is 18% lower than Maryland
Median household income
$62,23312% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$31,0194% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%equal to the US average
Glen Burnie employment
F Glen Burnie Housing Home value is 17% lower than Maryland
Median home value
$241,50031% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,20327% higher than the US average
Home ownership
58%9% lower than the US average
Glen Burnie real estate or Glen Burnie rentals
D- Glen Burnie Schools HS graduation rate is 4% lower than Maryland
High school grad. rates
83%equal to the US average
School test scores
42%14% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:14% lower than the US average
Glen Burnie K-12 schools
B- Glen Burnie User Ratings There are a total of 8 ratings in Glen Burnie
Overall user rating
69% 8 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
75% 6 total surveys
all Glen Burnie poll results

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      Living in Glen Burnie, MD

      Glen Burnie is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Maryland. The city has a population of 69,060 inhabitants. Glen Burnie has a population density of 3,987 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. The average American spends an average of about 26 minutes on their one way commute each day. Lower travel times to work can increase overall happiness and allow for more time to be spent with family. While living in Glen Burnie, your commute times will be about average with a one way commute time of 27 minutes.

      Living in Glen Burnie can be a good experience for anyone moving to the city. Having said that, in the state of Maryland, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in Glen Burnie and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Glen Burnie to Maryland and the national average.

      Glen Burnie has a livability score of 62 out of 100 and is ranked #324 in Maryland and #21,879 in the USA. Based on the scores for each individual category, Glen Burnie has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+). There are some categories that Glen Burnie does not rank well for, including: crime (F), cost of living (F), education (D-) and housing (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

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

      Assuming that Glen Burnie meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Glen Burnie. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Glen Burnie are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Glen Burnie come in at $241,500, which is 16.8% lower than the Maryland average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Glen Burnie, the home price to income ratio is 3.9, which is 2.6% higher than the Maryland average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Glen Burnie were 7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 3.7%.

      Glen Burnie transportation information

      StatisticGlen BurnieMarylandNational
      Average one way commute27min32min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.6%73.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.9%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.2%8.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.7%2.4%2.8%
      Working from home1.7%4.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Glen Burnie, MD data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).