Tucked away in Anne Arundel County, the community of Severn is an ideal place to live for those who work in Washington, D.C. or Baltimore. Within 30 minutes of Baltimore and less than an hour from Washington, DC, Severn is a quiet residential community that offers strong schools and easy access to major highways. It offers the benefits of suburban living, beautiful homes and a welcoming, diverse community.
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Severn is home to 44,231 people, and the average age of the residents is 35.9 years—just under the state’s average of 38.3. Severn is a higher income community, with the average household income coming in at over $93,400. Get more demographic information about Severn.
Homes in Severn include quite a variety. Here, you can find spacious single-family properties on large lots as well as the Baltimore-style row houses that are common in the area. The average sales price is $321,500, but this can vary quite a bit depending on the type of house a buyer is looking for. Buyers can easily find homes in the mid $100,000s and low $200,000s, and larger estate properties can be priced over $550,000. Browse the newest real estate listings in Severn, MD.
Most students who live in Severn attend Anne Arundel County Public Schools. The district includes five elementary schools, three middle schools and four high schools. It is also home to the Center of Applied Technology North, which is a vocational education program for high school students. The Annapolis Area Christian School and the Archbishop Spalding High School offer private school options.
Those who live in Severn have a number of employment options available throughout the county. Many will commute to Baltimore or Washington, DC, for work. The largest county employer is the Ft. George G. Meade military installation nearby. Northrop Grumman, an electronic surveillance product manufacturer, and Anne Arundel Health System are two other major employers in the county. Severn has many local businesses that provide employment options as well.
Severn is primarily a residential community, and many residents will travel to nearby Baltimore for recreation. However, the community has a few gems of its own. Two parks, the Severn-Danza Park and the Jessup-Provinces Park, provide recreational space right in the community. At the Severn-Danza Park, a motocross bike trail and multiple sports fields and courts provide hours of recreation. When residents want a bite to eat, they can head to Gianni's Pizza. Hanover, which is just a mile away, is packed with restaurants, including Chick-Fil-A, Golden Corral and The Prime Rib for fine dining. The beauty and tranquility of the Chesapeake Bay await discovery nearby as well, providing water-based recreation.
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