6.9 out of 10

Glen Oaks

39.365641749391 -76.5959358589264
Great for
  • Public Transport
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Safe & Sound
  • Cost of Living
  • Gym & Fitness
Not great for
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Clean & Green
  • Peace & Quiet
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Hipsters
  • Students


4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 3/5

"Urban living with a suburban feel"

For a city neighborhood with a friendly, suburban feel, you cannot do better than Glen Oaks. Located in the North District of Baltimore, the neighborhood is bounded by the city line to the north and is surrounded by the neighborhoods of Chingquapin Park-Belevedere, Lake Walker, Cameron Village, Idlewood, Ramblewood and Woodbourne Heights. Unlike neighborhoods in older areas closer to the city center, Glen Oaks is dominated by single-family homes with large yards. Most of the neighborhood homes were build in 1948 by Elba Construction Company.
The look and feel, as well as it's distance from the city center, has let Glen Oaks to attract upper middle class African Americans who like the proximity to the city and the convenience of being on a mass transit route. The area is well-served by MTA Bus Route 36 , running along The Alameda connecting the neighborhood with downtown, as well as Route 44 providing cross-town service along Belvedere Avenue. For young couples just starting out and wanting someplace convenient to work, shopping, and nightlife, or yourng families wanting the look and feel of suburban life without the high cost of housing, the Glen Oaks neighborhood would make a good beginning for most people.
  • Served by two transit lines
  • Few newer houses
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish

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