A medium-sized suburb of Baltimore located in Harford County, Havre de Grace offers residents a suburban feel while giving them plenty of options for shopping, dining, and outdoor activities. It's situated at the head of the Chesapeake Bay and the mouth of the Susquehanna River and is home to many retirees and young professionals.
With low crime rates, excellent schools, and a higher-than-average household income, Havre de Grace is a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family.
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With a population of 13,505, Havre de Grace is a medium-sized town with a fairly diverse community. Demographics here are mostly white (74.9%), black (16.8%), Hispanic (4.6%), Asian (4%), and Indian (0.8%). The median age here is 45 and residents tend to have conservative political views.
The median home value in Havre de Grace is $271,500, and 66% of residents own their homes. Those who rent pay an average of $1,019 per month. With a crime rate that is 38% lower than the national average, this community is also considered a very safe place to live. Browse the newest real estate listings in Havre de Grace, MD.
Havre de Grace has above-average public schools. They boast an 87% graduation rate, which is 5% higher than the United States average. High school test scores are also 8% higher than the national average. The top public schools in here are Meadowvale Elementary, Aberdeen High, Havre De Grace Middle, Harford Technical High, and Havre de Grace Elementary. If you are looking for higher education options, Harford Community College is also nearby. Find homes in Havre de Grace by school district.
The cost of living in Havre de Grace is 14% higher than the national average, but is 6% lower than the rest of Maryland. The average household income here is $69,284, which is 25% higher than the United States average, and the median household income is $37,524, which is 26% higher than the U.S. average.
UM Harford Memorial Hospital is one of the area's largest employers. The most common employment industries in the community include management occupations, office and administrative support, and education, training, and library occupations.
Havre de Grace is home to many restaurants, coffee shops, and public parks. Visitors and locals spend a lot of time on the boardwalk promenade enjoying the waterfront park and beautiful views. There are also many museums in the area, including the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum.
Susquehanna State Park offers opportunities for hiking, fishing, and boating and Bulle Rock Golf Course is a favorite among golf enthusiasts. This family-friendly town also offers residents a wide variety of festivals and events. This includes a Seafood Festival, Art Show, Wildlife and Decoy Festival, and a Holiday Candlelight Tour. From May until October, the town also closes off several downtown streets on the first Friday of every month for special events that feature shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Are you interested in learning more about all the things there are to love about living here? Our Havre de Grace realtors would love to show you around and help you find your dream home. Contact us to schedule an appointment today!
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