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Severn, Maryland

Glen Burnie Elks

Severn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. The zipcode is 21144.
Severn is located at 39°7'58"N 76°41'38"W.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 14.0 square miles (36.2 km²), all of it land.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 35.7% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.9 males.
15% of Severn residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish.

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Total Population 40,071
Population Density 2,869 Persons/Sq. Mile
Female Population 20,643
Male Population 19,428
Population Change since 1990 ↑ 64% Increase
Population Change since 2000 ↑ 17% Increase
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Nearest 2-Year Public College Comm Coll Of Baltimore Cty
Distance 9 miles
Nearest 4-Year Public College University Of Phoenix-maryland Cmps
Distance 8 miles
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Households & Income

Total Number of Households 13,751
Family Households 10,221
Average Family Size 3.47
Average Household Income $88,372
Median Household Income $81,647
Income Change since 1990 ↑ 85% Increase
Income Change since 2000 ↑ 24% Increase
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Crime Rates Compared to National Average

The National Average is designated 1.0 - A value of 2.0 represents twice as much risk while a value of 0.5 represents half as much risk.

Total Crime Risk 0.57
Crime Risk (County) 0.67
Personal Crime Risk (County) 0.66
Murder Crime Risk (County) 0.63
Rape Crime Risk (County) 0.41
Robbery Crime Risk (County) 0.68
Assault Crime Risk (County) 0.78
Property Crime Risk (County) 0.82
Burglary Crime Risk (County) 0.77
Larceny Crime Risk (County) 0.99
Motor Vehicle Theft Risk (County) 0.82
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Average July High Temperature 87.2 °F
Average January Low Temperature 23.5 °F
Annual Precipitation 41.9 inches
Air Pollution Index 87% of National Average
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Sales Tax Rate 6.00%
Nearest Airport Baltimore/washington International Thurgood Marshal
Distance 3 miles
Nearest Major Sports Team Baltimore Ravens
Distance 11 miles



Severn is a nice place to live. It is very convenient to just about anything you want. Annapolis, Baltimore, and Washington DC are within 30 miles. Yet, the area is quiet and relatively peaceful.
Located just south of Baltimore, Severn is a beautiful, master-planned community of some 25,000 residents. Featuring a rural setting and a family-oriented atmosphere, Severn's central location allows residents to enjoy a relaxed lifestyle and still have a short commute to area cities including Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis. The city is adjacent to Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) airport. Amtrak, MARC train stations and the Metro bus service provide various modes of public transportation.
Whether you want to take in a minor league baseball game at Severn's Joe Cannon Stadium, shop at Arundel Mills Mall (Maryland's largest), visit Boyer's Peach Orchard for your vegetable and orchard treats or just hang out at the local pool, Severn is an ideal spot to settle down. Close proximity to Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore's Inner Harbor with its fine arts, museums and restaurants and Annapolis' historical sites provide many choices for recreational activities.