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Owings Mills

  •   State: 
    Baltimore County
    Owings Mills
      County FIPS: 
    39°24′44″N 76°47′35″W
      Area total: 
    9.57 sq mi (24.79 km²)
      Area land: 
    9.53 sq mi (24.69 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.04 sq mi (0.10 km²)
    499 ft (152 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    3,742.16 residents per square mile of area (1,444.92/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
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Owings Mills is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 35,674. It is home to the northern terminus of the Baltimore Metro Subway, and housed the Owings Mills Mall until its closure in 2015. In 2008, named Owing Mills number 49 of the "100 Best Places to Live and Launch". It is located at 39°2444N 76°4735W (39.412282, 76.793065).According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.6 square miles (25 km²), all land. The Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area is in the OwINGS Mills area. This site and the Bare Hills District have historically been sources of chromium ore, and during the 19th century they were the largest producers of chrome in the world. In the 2010 census of 2010, there were 30,622 people and 12,525 households in theCDP. The racial makeup of the C DP was 34.3% White, 51.0% African American, 7.8% Asian, 0.1% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 3.3%. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.0%. The median income for a household in the CDM was $53,424, and the median family income was $61,079. About 4.6% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line.


Owings Mills is the primary city name, but also Garrison are acceptable city names or spellings. Owings Mills is located at 39°2444N 76°4735W (39.412282, 76.793065).According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.6 square miles (25 km²), all land. The CDP is home to a population of about 2,000. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Owings Mills at 2,200. The area has a population growth rate of 0.7% over the past decade. It is the most populous CDP in the state, with a population increase of 1.4% from 2000 to 2010. The town has a median household income of $28,000, up from $26,000 in 2000. The city's population has grown by 1.3% since the 2000 Census, to 2,100 people. It has an estimated population of 2,300 people, up 1.2% from the 2010 Census. The population has increased by 1,000 people since the 1990 Census. It had a population loss of 1,200 people in the 1990s, down from 2,500 in 2000, to 1,100 in 2010. It was the first CDP to grow at a rate of more than 1% per year since the mid-1990s. The community has a history of racial and ethnic diversity. The majority of its residents are African-American, with the exception of a few white residents. It also has a large Hispanic population.


The Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area is in the Owings Mills area. It is a serpentinite barren fostering a unique ecosystem as a result of the dissolution of the rock into an easily eroded thin soil. This site and the Bare Hills District have historically been sources of chromium ore, and during the 19th century they were the largest producers of chrome in the world. The area is home to a number of endangered species, including a rare species of ground-dwelling tree called the Soldier's Daughters. The Soldiers Del delight Natural Environment area is located in Maryland, near the town of Owings, in the U.S. state of Maryland. It has a population of around 2,000 people. The site is located on the Maryland-Maryland border, and is accessible by foot or by bike.


As of the census of 2010, there were 30,622 people and 12,525 households in the CDP. There were 13,282 housing units, at an average density of 1,383.5 per square mile (533.4/km²) The racial makeup of the C DP was 34.3% White, 51.0% African American, 0.3%. Native American, 7.8% Asian, 3.1% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, and 3.3. from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.0%. The average household size was 2.34, and the average family size was 3.01. About 4.6% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line. At the 2000 census, the median income for a household in theCDP was $53,424 and the median incomes for a family was $61,079. Males had a median income of $41,135 versus $33,359 for females. The per capita income was $27,107. The median age was 32.6 years. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 77.2 males. The population was spread out, with 21.9%. under the age of 18, 12.5% from 18 to 24, 35.7% from 25 to 44, 22.0. from 45 to 64, and 8.0 per cent who were 65 or older.


Owings Mills is served by the Baltimore County Public Schools system. Schools include New Town Elementary, Owings Mills Elementary, Lyons Mill Elementary, Timber Grove Elementary in adjacent Reisterstown, Glyndon Elementary, Deer Park Middle Magnet. There are also several private schools in the area, including McDonogh School, a Pre-K12 school and Garrison Forest School. Stevenson University (formerly Villa Julie College), opened its Owings Mill campus in 2004, an addition to its original Stevenson campus nearby to the east. The town is home to a satellite branch of the three campuses of the Community College of Baltimore County system (CCBC) (Dundalk, Essex and Catonsville) and a branch ofthe ITT Technical Institute. It is also home to the Baltimore Ravens, Baltimore Ravens minor league baseball team, and Baltimore Ravens expansion team, the Baltimore Terrapins. The Baltimore Ravens won the Super Bowl in 2008. The Ravens also won the World Series in 2008, 2008, 2010, and 2012. The Orioles won the Stanley Cup in 2008 and 2012, and the Superbowl in 2010. The team won the Lombardi Award for Outstanding Team of the Year in 2010 and 2011, as well as the Lombard Award for Best Team in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. In 2012, the Ravens won their fifth consecutive Super Bowl, beating off a challenge from archrivals Baltimore City and Washington, D.C. to take the title. In 2013, the Orioles won their sixth straight Super Bowl title, beating out the Wizards.


Owings Mills station, the northwestern terminus of the Baltimore Metro Subway, is on Painters Mills Road, very close to the mall. There is also public bus service available on Maryland Transit Administration bus route nos. 87 and 89. Some of the major roads in the Owings Mills area are: Bonita Avenue, Caves Road, Dolfield Road, Marriottsville Road, Lakeside Boulevard, Reisterstown Road, Red Run Boulevard, and Park Heights Avenue. The area is home to the Baltimore Ravens football team, Baltimore Ravens basketball team, and Baltimore Ravens baseball team. The Baltimore Ravens play their home games at the Baltimore Maryland Stadium, which is located on the edge of the city. The Ravens also have a baseball team, the Baltimore Bullets, which plays their home game at the Maryland Stadium on the other side of the stadium. The team also has a football team called the Baltimore Orioles, which also plays its home games on the stadium's grounds. The Orioles also have an ice hockey team, nicknamed the Bullets, that plays their games at Baltimore's Harbor Point ice rink. The Maryland Ravens also play at the Harbor Point Ice Arena, which was built in the 1960s and 1970s as part of the Maryland Harbor extension of the Eastern Seaboard. The stadium is located in the Baltimore suburb of Baltimore, near the Inner Harbor and the Baltimore Beltway. The Owings Hills High School football team plays its games at Harbor Point, which lies near the Baltimore Inner Harbor, on the Maryland Beltway and the East River.

Attractions and facilities

Owings Mills is home to approximately a dozen major shopping centers and numerous office buildings. The abandoned Rosewood Center, a former asylum for people with mental disabilities, is in Owings Mills. CareFirst, T. Rowe Price, Lion Brothers, The Baltimore Life Companies, Talbot Settlement & Escrow, Black & Decker, the Baltimore Ravens headquarters facility, and Maryland Public Television studios (formerly the Maryland Center for Public Broadcasting) are all located in the area. The Irvine Nature Center moved to a property here, in the Caves Valley Historic District, in 2008. It is also within walking distance to the Metro Centre, which holds the northern most stop on the Baltimore Metro, along with restaurants and shopping. The former mall has since been redeveloped into Mill Station, which is a 620,000 sq ft retail devolpment. The first retailer to open its doors in the new Mill Station was Costco, who hosted their ribbon cutting ceremony in October 2018. As of February 2021, Mill Station will be home to Costco, Lowe's Giant, HomeSense, AMC, and more. Stevenson University acquired Rosewood in 2017 and finalized an agreement with the State of Maryland in September 2020 for the redevelopment of the site for their addition to the campus. The development is expected to take 18 months, and as of December 2020 has been continuing as scheduled despite the COVID-19 pandemic. It was used as a training location for the Maryland state police until 2013, when a police officer in training was shot and killed during training.

In media and popular culture

The TV program Wall $treet Week with Louis Rukeyser was produced by Maryland Public Television at its studios in Owings Mills during its original run from 1972 to 2005. Many viewers became familiar with the town as the program's mailing address. It is also the mailing address of the still-running weekly automotive series MotorWeek since 1981. Local roads can often be seen on the program. Rosewood Center is the location for the film The Institute. It was also the location of the filming of the TV series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet in the 1970s and 1980s. The town is located on the Maryland Turnpike, which was built in the early 1900s. It has a population of about 3,000. It also has a post office, postmaster, postmistress, post office and post office. It's also the site of the film production company The Institute, which is based in the same building as the TV station where the show was produced. The film was shot in the late 1970s, early 1980s and early 1990s at The Institute's studios in Rosewood, Maryland. The Institute is now based in Baltimore, Maryland, and has its own offices in the Rosewood neighborhood of Baltimore. The institute is also home to the Baltimore County Museum of Art, which has its headquarters in the town's Rosewood Plaza. The museum is located in the center of the town and is open to the public on weekdays and on the weekend.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland = 5.6. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 47. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 79. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Owings Mills = 4.1 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 35,674 individuals with a median age of 34.4 age the population grows by 27.57% in Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 3,742.16 residents per square mile of area (1,444.92/km²). There are average 2.2 people per household in the 11,485 households with an average household income of $67,228 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.80% of the available work force and has dropped -4.84% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 22.52%. The number of physicians in Owings Mills per 100,000 population = 341.6.


The annual rainfall in Owings Mills = 42 inches and the annual snowfall = 25.6 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 114. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 215. 87 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 23.4 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 43, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland which are owned by the occupant = 47.16%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 13 years with median home cost = $234,930 and home appreciation of -6.27%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $13.08 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $6,343 per student. There are 14.9 students for each teacher in the school, 582 students for each Librarian and 358 students for each Counselor. 7.30% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 29.72% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 14.65% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Owings Mills's population in Baltimore County, Maryland of 6,835 residents in 1900 has increased 5,22-fold to 35,674 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.52% female residents and 47.48% male residents live in Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland.

    As of 2020 in Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland are married and the remaining 48.22% are single population.

  • 33.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Owings Mills require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    81.77% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.67% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 7.98% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.00% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland, 47.16% are owner-occupied homes, another 47.07% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.77% are vacant.

  • The 44.87% of the population in Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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