Approximately 831,026 people call Baltimore County home. Located in the state of Maryland, this county offers a diversified economy with a strong emphasis on efficient government, excellent education, and top-rated healthcare. The area offers big city amenities that one would expect from a county of this size including shopping centers, entertainment venues, and recreational facilities. Expect to find friendly people living in beautiful homes within close-knit communities.

Real estate options are plentiful and range from single-family homes to luxury condos. You’ll find townhomes, Colonial style homes, spacious apartments, and plenty of unique properties when you search the listings for this county. The median home value is an estimated $246,600. This county has a median household income of $64,958.

Students in Baltimore County attend schools within the Baltimore County Public School District. Top-rated schools in the area include Towson High School, Eastern Technical High School, Dulaney High School, and Harford Hills High School. The district supports a large selection of magnet schools that accept students within the county via an application process. Specialty schools include Maiden Choice School, Ridge Ruxton School, and Battle Monument. It should be noted that this school district holds the sole honor in the state of Maryland for having an ISO 9001 international certification for management.

Residents of Baltimore County enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. Hiking, fishing, and boating are popular pastimes on the Patuxent River. If exploring history is something of interest to you, you’ll appreciate the county’s many historic sites including the Hampton Historic Mansion and Old Mill Town of Oella. A short drive to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor will take you to an area that offers memorable dining experiences at more than 100 harbor restaurants. Don’t forget to check out the local shops, restaurants, and other attractions in Towson Town Center. Or, take a relaxing walk along the charming main streets.

Whether you’re looking for a single-family home in a quiet neighborhood or a townhome near the action of a bustling city, Baltimore County has something for everyone.

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