Odenton, a community in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, was one of the fastest growing towns in the county. Bordered by Gambrills, Severn, Fort Meade and Crofton, Odenton is at the crossroads of Maryland State Routes 170 and 175. A community of 14.8 square miles, Odenton has a population of 37,132, according to 2010 U.S. Census data. The population was 20,534 during the 2000 U.S. Census. Odenton is home to residential and business development in Anne Arundel County.
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The median income for an Odenton household was $65,563, according to 2000 U.S. Census data. The median income for an Odenton family was $69,098. However, the Census Bureau revised those numbers in 2007 to reflect the significant growth. According to the 2007 U.S. Census Bureau, the median income for an Odenton household was $85,137 and the median income for a family was $96,641.The per capita income was $26,124. Only 1.6 percent of Odenton families were below the poverty line.
This former farming community in western Anne Arundel County has been called “The Town a Railroad Built.” But the community’s growth is also attributed to the fact is home to the National Security Agency and Fort Meade.
Odenton families with school age children attend Anne Arundel County Public Schools. The district is headquartered near Annapolis, the county seat and the state capital. Anne Arundel County Public Schools is the fifth largest school district in Maryland and the 46th largest in the United States. The district employs more than 5,000 teachers.
Students in Odenton attend Seven Oaks Elementary, Four Seasons Elementary, Piney Orchard Elementary, or Waugh Chapel Elementary. The middle school is Arundel Middle School. High school students attend Arundel High School in Gambrills or Meade Senior High on Fort Meade.
Odenton residents value education. For adults over the age of 25 in Odenton, more than 94.9 percent have a high school diploma or higher. More than 44.5 percent of Odenton’s adults have bachelor degrees or higher. More than 18.2 percent of the adult population in Odenton has graduate or professional degrees.
Developments such as Piney Orchard, a planned development with more than 3,500 housing units in Odenton and the Odenton Town Center makes Odenton a desirable place to call home. Communities within Odenton include Breezewood, Chapelgate, Chapelgrove, Colony Ridge, Fort Meade, Four Seasons, Kings Ransom, Kings Heights, Lions Gate, Maple Ridge, Peach Tree, Piney Orchard, Saddlebrook, Seven Oaks and Shelter Cove.
According to county data, the estimated median Odenton home was valued at $311,730 in 2011, up significantly from 2000 figures of $146,900. The mean price of a single-family Odenton home in 2011 was $435,136.
Odenton is 7.8 miles from Bowie and 17 miles from Baltimore. Neighboring communities to Odenton include Fort Meade, Severn, Crofton, South Gate, Arden-on-the-Severn, Jessup, Crownsville and Maryland City – all less than 3 miles from Odenton.
The community of Odenton and its surrounding area offers a wide variety of homes, including starter homes to estate living.
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|2010 to 2012 Changeup 2.4%|
|Age Distribution (Years Old)|
|0 to 46.3%|
|5 to 1722.8%|
|18 to 6458.2%|
|65 and Older12.7%|
|White (not Hispanic)71.5%|
|Place of Birth|
|High School Graduate, Age 25+90.4%|
|Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+36.3%|
|English is Second Language, Age 5+10.1%|
|English is First Language, Age 5+89.9%|
|Per Capita Income$39,857|
|Median Household Income$85,690|
|People in Poverty5.5%|
|Average Work Commute Time30 minutes|
|Total Housing Units214,520|
|Average Household Size2.61|
|Owner-Occupied Median Value$361,700|
|New Private Housing Issued 20121,595|
|Years at Residence|
|1 Year or More86.6%|
|Less Than 1 Year13.4%|
|Business and Employment|
|Private non-farm Establishments13,370|
|Private non-farm Employment203,465|
|Private non-farm Employment Growthup 1.7%|
|Number of Firms49,600|
|Business Ownership by Ethnicity and Gender|
|Value of Shipments$3,610,107,000|
|Accommodation and Food Services$18,491|
|Sales Per Capita$1,288,086,000|
|Land Area414.90 sq. miles|
|Population Per Square Mile1,296|
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