Best Cities in Maryland for Growing Families

the Growing families of Maryland

Take a look at these Maryland cities that are perfect for your growing family!

Families all over the country will start looking for their new home after the new year, but do you know where you should look in Maryland? Take a look at these Maryland communities for your budding family.


A short commute from both Washington, DC and Baltimore, Eldersburg, Maryland is the perfect city to call home. Just a stone’s throw from the action, this community is able to maintain their small town feeling. Located on the Liberty Reservoir, the residents of Eldersburg enjoy kayak, fishing, and tubing.


Odenton, Maryland is one of the fastest-growing communities in Anne Arundel County. With a population growth of 42 percent, this town has seen some growth in recent years.

Ellicott City

Recognized for its solid economy and historic streets, Ellicott City, Maryland is also a great place the raise your growing family. Many of this city’s residents work in independent stores, for the National Security Administration, and for Fort Meade Army Base.


Towson, Maryland comes off as a college town but is much more than its nightly bar crawls and dorm rooms. Towson High is ranked as number 334 on Newsweek’s Best High Schools list of 2010. The school features unique and rigorous curriculums for its students including special programs like the Law and Public Policy program.

Severna Park

A moderately sized waterfront community, Severna Park is surrounded by the Severn and Magothy rivers. Perfect for an outdoorsy family, this city has access to sailing, fishing, and crabbing within driving or even walking distance. This school district has earned a near-perfect rating and its students have a high achievement score on standardized testing.


Catonsville, Maryland sits on the western border of Baltimore County, making this city a prime location for working families. Home to a historic district, complete with Victorian homes, this community is full of charm. Catonsville is also full of great schools including Catonsville Middle School which has earned a Maryland Blue Ribbon School of Excellence honor because of its outstanding students, teachers, and staff.


Annapolis, Maryland is also a great choice for both the history buffs and the adventurous family. This city offers many perks to its families including easy access to DC and Baltimore as well as plenty of employment opportunities within the city limits. Verizon and the City of Annapolis are two to the biggest employers in the city. Annapolis also hosts the U.S. Naval Academy as well as the liberal arts college, St. John’s.

There are many great opportunities in Maryland for new families to grow and blossom. Why not give one of these or other communities a try? Let Simply Referable help you find your dream home today!

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