These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Baltimore


We used science and data to determine which Baltimore neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Baltimore

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Baltimore has to offer. Where houses go for over 2.05x the national median and household incomes are 2.03x the national median.

But where exactly in Baltimore do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Locust Point where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Baltimore out of 54:

  1. Locust Point
  2. Chinquapin Park-Belvedere
  3. Riverside
  4. Roland Parl-Homewood-Guilford
  5. Greater Mount Washington
  6. Federal Hill
  7. Canton
  8. Fells Point
  9. Hamilton Area
  10. Lower Northwood

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $789,660. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Baltimore.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Baltimore

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Baltimore by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Locust Point, was named the richest neighborhood in Baltimore.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Old Town Area.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Baltimore ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Baltimore

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Locust Point $101,713
2 Chinquapin Park-Belvedere $90,046
3 Riverside $87,872
4 Roland Parl-Homewood-Guilford $84,865
5 Greater Mount Washington $83,998
6 Federal Hill $83,278
7 Canton $79,562
8 Fells Point $63,809
9 Hamilton Area $57,922
10 Lower Northwood $56,595
11 Cheswolde Area $55,702
12 Upper Northwood $52,861
13 Westgate $52,777
14 Patterson Park East $48,749
15 Inner Harbor $48,257
16 Howard Park $48,199
17 Hampden-Woodberry-Remington $46,372
18 Morrell Park $46,029
19 Highlandtown $45,516
20 Cedonia $44,941
21 Belaire-Edison $44,704
22 Glen-Fallstaff Area $44,602
23 Lakeland $43,198
24 Hunting Ridge $42,426
25 Pimlico $41,596
26 Pulaski $41,559
27 Mondawin-Walbrook Area $39,777
28 Forest Park $38,934
29 Govans $38,501
30 Wakefield $38,294
31 Brooklyn-Curtis Bay $36,352
32 Bayview Area $35,167
33 Charles Village $34,958
34 Jonestown $34,815
35 Franklintown $34,780
36 Hopkins-Middle East $34,512
37 Park Heights $34,422
38 Beechfielf-Irvington Area $34,281
39 Midway-Coldstream $33,874
40 Dundalk Cityside $33,038
41 Berea Area $32,974
42 Fairfield Area $32,593
43 Orangeville $32,277
44 Reservoir Hill-Bolton Hill Area $32,065
45 Winsor Hills $30,968
46 Grove Park $30,706
47 Downtown $30,621
48 West Baltimore $28,271
49 Greater Rosemont $28,058
50 Madison-Eastend $27,812
51 Cherry Hill $27,456
52 Greenmount East $24,913
53 Monument Street Area $24,859
54 Old Town Area $11,088

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