Pikesville 73 Excellent
Pikesville Livability #96 ranked city in Maryland#9,095 ranked city in the USARanks better than 68% of areas
A+ Pikesville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Pikesville Cost of Living Cost of living is equal to Maryland
12121% more expensive than the US average
12121% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Pikesville cost of living
C- Pikesville Crime Total crime is 12% lower than Maryland
Total crime
2,21214% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4614% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-8%Year over year crime is down
Pikesville crime
B+ Pikesville Employment Household income is 4% higher than Maryland
Median household income
$79,22543% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$49,28065% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%39% lower than the US average
Pikesville employment
F Pikesville Housing Home value is 6% higher than Maryland
Median home value
$307,20066% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,34842% higher than the US average
Home ownership
66%4% higher than the US average
Pikesville real estate or Pikesville rentals
C Pikesville Schools HS graduation rate is 10% higher than Maryland
High school grad. rates
95%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
49%equal to the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:18% lower than the US average
Pikesville K-12 schools
A+ Pikesville User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Pikesville
Overall user rating
83% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
90% 1 total surveys
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      Living in Pikesville, MD

      Located in the state of Maryland, Pikesville is a moderately-sized city with a population of 33,625 people. If we look at the most recent Census, Pikesville is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 79% of the population considered married and 64% with kids under the age of 18, Pikesville could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Whether you’re moving to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Pikesville could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Maryland if you know where to look. To help you find the best places to live in and around Pikesville, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like cost of living, weather, education, employment, housing and more.

      Pikesville, MD receives 70/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #112 in Maryland and #11,166 in the USA. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Pikesville scores well for amenities (A+) and employment (B+). There are some categories that Pikesville does not rank well for, including: cost of living (F) and housing (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to determine why.

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

      Pikesville real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Pikesville. Median real estate prices in Pikesville come in at $307,200, which is 5.8% higher than the Maryland average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Pikesville, the home price to income ratio is 3.9, which is 2.6% higher than the Maryland average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Pikesville area were -0.6% and 5 year appreciation rates were 3.8%.

      Pikesville transportation information

      Average one way commute27min32min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.2%73.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.9%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit6.3%8.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.8%2.4%2.8%
      Working from home6.9%4.4%4.6%

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