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%.
|Average one way commute||27min||32min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||77.2%||73.7%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||7.9%||9.3%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||6.3%||8.9%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.1%||0.3%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||0.8%||2.4%||2.8%|
|Working from home||6.9%||4.4%||4.6%|