Looking for the best of waterfront living in the historic city of Baltimore? We've got just the place for you. Fells Point, located in southeastern Baltimore, is one of the city's most popular historic districts. The Fells Point neighborhood sits on the banks of the Patapsco River, just a short walk from the Inner Harbor, downtown Baltimore and Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Its streets are lined with historic homes, small businesses and lovingly maintained historic landmarks that tell some of the most interesting stories of Baltimore's fascinating history.
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The estimated population of Fells Point checks in at just over 3,600 residents, spread over about .5 square miles of area. Historically, Fells Point has always had a large immigrant population, which is a big part of the neighborhood's excellent atmosphere. That tradition continues today, with around 18 percent of the population having been born in another country. Fells Point is also a very successful community financially, with a median household income of over $72,000 that nearly doubles the state average and home values that consistently rank among the best in the city.
Schools in Fells Point are overseen by the large Baltimore City Public School District, which works hard to provide the best possible opportunities for the city's children. Schools within the neighborhood include The Crossroads School, Wolfe Street Academy, Baltimore Freedom Academy, and the New Century School. Baltimore is also home to a ton of highly ranked colleges, including Johns Hopkins University, Towson University, the University of Baltimore, and Morgan State University, to name just a few.
In addition to being a great place to live, Fells Point is a popular stop for people who visit Baltimore. The small businesses that cater to those visitors provide plenty of local jobs, and add to the unique fabric of the community. The strong average education level in Fells Point also means you'll find plenty of people working in professional fields. Finance, education, technology, science, and healthcare are among the most popular fields for Fells Point residents, and the overall Baltimore employment market provides ample nearby opportunities in all of the major professional fields.
In addition to its many historic homes on the market, Fells Point is loaded with historic destinations to visit. Popular spots include the Robert Long House, which is the oldest preserved home in Baltimore, and Saint Patrick Roman Catholic Church. Walking the streets, you'll find Victorian and classic brick buildings around every corner. For fun and entertainment, Fells Point's Main Street is the place to be. Main Street is home to gorgeous waterfront views, some of the best dining spots in Baltimore, and the popular Broadway Market. The Fells Street Farmers Market, always an excellent destination for fresh produce, home-cooked food, and the best cooking ingredients, runs from late April through November every year. And of course, the rest of Baltimore's vibrant downtown is always just a few blocks away.
Are you ready to find your next home in one of Baltimore's best neighborhoods? Contact our team at BHHS Homesale Realty to find the best homes for sale in Fells Point.