Severna Park 78 Exceptional
Severna Park Livability #47 ranked city in Maryland#5,173 ranked city in the USARanks better than 82% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Severna Park Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Severna Park Cost of Living Cost of living is 21% higher than Maryland
Severna Park
14747% more expensive than the US average
12121% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Severna Park cost of living
A Severna Park Crime Total crime is 55% lower than Maryland
Total crime
1,09356% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 9256% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-4%Year over year crime is down
Severna Park crime
A Severna Park Employment Household income is 69% higher than Maryland
Median household income
$128,845133% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$52,58076% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%39% lower than the US average
Severna Park employment
F Severna Park Housing Home value is 77% higher than Maryland
Median home value
$512,600178% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,54663% higher than the US average
Home ownership
92%44% higher than the US average
Severna Park real estate or Severna Park rentals
A+ Severna Park Schools HS graduation rate is 9% higher than Maryland
High school grad. rates
94%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
75%52% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:19% higher than the US average
Severna Park K-12 schools
A Severna Park User Ratings There are a total of 6 ratings in Severna Park
Overall user rating
81% 6 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
82% 5 total surveys
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      Living in Severna Park, MD

      Severna Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Maryland. The city has a population of 38,514 residents. If we look at the most recent Census, Severna Park is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Severna Park might be a good fit as 86% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 52% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very discouraging task. However, it could also be a positive experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Severna Park, Maryland. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, weather, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Severna Park and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Severna Park to Maryland and the national average.

      Severna Park, MD receives 74 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #57 in Maryland and #6,434 in the USA. Based on the grades for each individual category, Severna Park has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A), education (A+) and employment (A). On a more negative note, Severna Park does not have favorable grades for the following: cost of living (F) and housing (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Severna Park has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Severna Park have a test score average of 75%, which is well above the US average.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Severna Park. 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 Severna Park are affordable. The median home price for Severna Park homes is $512,600, which is 76.5% higher than the Maryland average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Severna Park, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4, which is 5.3% higher than the Maryland average. Real estate appreciation rates in Severna Park are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Severna Park homes comes in at 2.2%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 3.3%.

      Severna Park transportation information

      StatisticSeverna ParkMarylandNational
      Average one way commute31min32min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.3%73.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool5.9%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.3%8.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.0%2.4%2.8%
      Working from home6.0%4.4%4.6%

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