Towson, MD is an unincorporated community located in Baltimore County. As the county seat, it's one of the most populated unincorporated areas in the country. With excellent public transportation, a close proximity to Baltimore and a thriving metro area of its own, Towson is well worth considering when looking for a place to live near Baltimore. In fact, it's such a great community that it regularly ranks among the top 10 best Baltimore suburbs to live in. Start shopping for Towson homes for sale.
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Homes for sale in Towson run the gamut from million-dollar estate properties to cozy row houses and town homes and even apartments for less than $200,000. The average sales price for homes here is $245,500.
The community is home to 55,197 people as of the 2010 census, and the average household income is $74,916. The average age of the population in Towson is 34.5, which makes it a younger community than many of the communities around it. Browse the newest real estate listings in Towson, MD.
Students who live in Towson are able to attend the excellent schools of Baltimore County Public Schools. The headquarters for the district is located within the town. Seven public elementary schools, two public middle schools and three high schools serve students in Towson. One of the high schools is the Carver Center for Arts and Technology, which provides an art and tech focused education through a magnet school setting. Ridge Ruxton School, a special education school serving students through age 21 who are dealing with handicaps, is also located in Towson. After graduation, students can attend college at Towson University, which is part of the University System of Maryland.
Since it is the county seat, Towson is home to a number of business opportunities. It has a low unemployment rate, and the majority of the population is employed in management, business and finance industries. The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, one of the top 10 employers in Baltimore County, is located in Towson. Towson University is also a top local employer, and many residents find employment in the communities around Towson.
People living here are rarely without something fun to do. Shopping is a popular pastime, which is no wonder since Towson is home to the Towson Town Center, the area's largest indoor mall. Towson Square, a new outdoor mall, the Shops at Kenliworth and Towson Place are other popular shopping destination. Towson is also full of history, and the Hampton National Historic Site gives residents and guests the chance to explore some of it. For sports lovers, Towson Center and the Unitas Stadium have basketball and volleyball events regularly.
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