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A+ Woodlawn Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D- Woodlawn Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% lower than Maryland
1088% more expensive than the US average
12020% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Woodlawn cost of living
F Woodlawn Crime Total crime is 36% higher than Maryland
Total crime
3,71635% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2735% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-0%Year over year crime is down
Woodlawn crime
C- Woodlawn Employment Household income is 16% lower than Maryland
Median household income
$64,05216% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$29,1192% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%5% higher than the US average
Woodlawn employment
B+ Woodlawn Housing Home value is 30% lower than Maryland
Median home value
$203,50010% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,20527% higher than the US average
Home ownership
65%2% higher than the US average
Woodlawn real estate or Woodlawn rentals
F Woodlawn Schools HS graduation rate is 1% higher than Maryland
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
28%44% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Woodlawn K-12 schools

Living in Woodlawn, MD

Located in the state of Maryland, Woodlawn is a mid-sized city with a population of 39,685 residents. In Woodlawn, there are 4,160 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. Something to be aware of when living in Woodlawn is the above average commute times. If you're looking for a short commute to work, this might not be the right area for you. With one way commute time of 30 minutes, this comes in higher than the national average of 26 minutes.

Are you trying to figure out if living in Woodlawn is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a great experience before relocating to any new city in Maryland, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. To help you find the best places to live in and around Woodlawn, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, cost of living, education, housing and more.

Woodlawn has a livability score of 66/100 and is ranked #184 in Maryland and #15,429 in the USA. Based on the grades for each individual category, Woodlawn has received high marks for amenities (A+) and housing (B+). Woodlawn does not rank well for the following: crime (F), cost of living (D-) and education (F). It might be a smart idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

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

Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Woodlawn has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

Woodlawn 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 Woodlawn. Median real estate prices in Woodlawn come in at $203,500, which is 29.9% lower than the Maryland average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Woodlawn, the home price to income ratio is 3.2, which is 15.8% lower 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 Woodlawn area were 1.7% and 5 year appreciation rates were 13.4%.

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Compare Woodlawn, MD Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Woodlawn, MD

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore775.212,433
Roland Parl-Homewood-Guilford, Baltimore736.516,535
Inner Harbor, Baltimore687.22,535
Riverside, Baltimore667.89,001
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Lower Northwood, Baltimore66913,686
Franklintown, Baltimore652.81,503
Pulaski, Baltimore6511.1475
Cedonia, Baltimore6410.919,443

Best Cities Near Woodlawn, MD

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Countryside, VA8339.710,472
Fair Oaks, VA8344.733,478
Naval Academy, MD8326.36,040
Merrifield, VA8339.917,000
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Cascades, VA8238.612,205
Friendship Heights Village, MD8229.94,730
Arlington, VA8235.1226,092
Idylwood, VA8137.718,921
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Woodlawn, MD is a calm, serene area that is near lots of shopping. I shopped at the Security Square Mall where there is plenty of stores to chose from. When I became hungry, I headed on over to the Japanese Hibachi Grill located on Security Square Boulevard. I dined on seafood, steak, and delicious stir-fry with dessert variety.

For the outgoing family, there are bowling arenas in the area as well as skating for the young at heart. Passionate art cravers like myself will enjoy music, movies, theater, and plenty of fun.

The Department of Parks and Recreation in Woodlawn, MD have teamed up to support children and members of the community who enjoy getting out and about. Eventbrite has alot of events that are sponsored by Woodlawn, MD. Woodlawn has many adventures for the whole entire family for the whole year round. Visit or live in this spacious place as I have done at your convenience.
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