Parkville, Maryland

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Parkville, Maryland
—  Census-designated place  —
Location of Parkville, Maryland
Coordinates: 39°22′59″N 76°33′0″W / 39.38306°N 76.55°W / 39.38306; -76.55Coordinates: 39°22′59″N 76°33′0″W / 39.38306°N 76.55°W / 39.38306; -76.55
CountryUnited States
StateMaryland
CountyBaltimore
Area
 • Total4.2 sq mi (11.0 km2)
 • Land4.2 sq mi (11.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation331 ft (101 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total30,734
 • Density7,300/sq mi (2,800/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code21234
Area code(s)410
FIPS code24-60275
GNIS feature ID0590976
 
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Parkville, Maryland
—  Census-designated place  —
Location of Parkville, Maryland
Coordinates: 39°22′59″N 76°33′0″W / 39.38306°N 76.55°W / 39.38306; -76.55Coordinates: 39°22′59″N 76°33′0″W / 39.38306°N 76.55°W / 39.38306; -76.55
CountryUnited States
StateMaryland
CountyBaltimore
Area
 • Total4.2 sq mi (11.0 km2)
 • Land4.2 sq mi (11.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation331 ft (101 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total30,734
 • Density7,300/sq mi (2,800/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code21234
Area code(s)410
FIPS code24-60275
GNIS feature ID0590976

Parkville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 30,734.[1]

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Geography

Parkville is located at 39°22′59″N 76°33′0″W / 39.38306°N 76.55°W / 39.38306; -76.55 (39.383039, -76.550065)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.2 square miles (11 km2), all of it land. The northern border of the CDP is Interstate 695 (the Baltimore Beltway) from Loch Raven Boulevard to Putty Hill Avenue. The eastern border is formed by portions of Putty Hill Avenue, Wendell Avenue, Hiss Avenue, and Glen Road, the southern border is the Baltimore City/Baltimore County line from near Glen Road to Loch Raven Boulevard, and the western boundary is Loch Raven Boulevard from the city line to I-695.[3]

Climate

Parkville, like the rest of the Baltimore Metropolitan Area, lies within the Humid subtropical climate zone, with hot summers and cool to chilly winters and abundant precipitation year-round. Summers typically bring high humidity and frequent afternoon thunderstorms. Spring and fall are pleasant and mild. Winters are short and mild by American standards, but sporadic snowfall and freezing rain can occur. Precipitation is plentiful and evenly distributed throughout the year, with each month receiving about 4 inches (100 mm) of rainfall.

Climate data for Parkville, MD
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °F (°C)78
(26)
83
(28)
96
(36)
97
(36)
101
(38)
105
(41)
107
(42)
104
(40)
101
(38)
97
(36)
87
(31)
84
(29)
107
(42)
Average high °F (°C)43
(6)
48
(9)
54
(12)
67
(19)
76
(24)
88
(31)
92
(33)
88
(31)
80
(27)
71
(22)
59
(15)
50
(10)
68
(20)
Average low °F (°C)28
(−2)
33
(1)
41
(5)
46
(8)
56
(13)
69
(21)
73
(23)
71
(22)
61
(16)
50
(10)
46
(8)
34
(1)
51
(11)
Record low °F (°C)−2
(−19)
−7
(−22)
13
(−11)
16
(−9)
32
(0)
47
(8)
54
(12)
53
(12)
39
(4)
30
(−1)
14
(−10)
0
(−18)
−6
(−21)
Precipitation inches (mm)3.43
(87.1)
3.10
(78.7)
4.21
(106.9)
3.15
(80)
4.13
(104.9)
3.35
(85.1)
4.04
(102.6)
4.01
(101.9)
4.14
(105.2)
3.19
(81)
3.32
(84.3)
3.67
(93.2)
43.74
(1,111)
Source: The Weather Channel[4]

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 31,118 people, 13,044 households, and 8,243 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7,352.1 people per square mile (2,840.4/km²). There were 13,550 housing units at an average density of 3,201.4 per square mile (1,236.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 73.64% White, 22.48% African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.88% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.65% of the population.

There were 13,044 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 86.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $41,410, and the median income for a family was $50,421. Males had a median income of $36,728 versus $27,579 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,633. About 6.4% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Elementary schools

Middle schools

President Obama at Parkville Middle School, February 14, 2011

Elementary/middle schools

High schools

Transportation

Roads

Some of the major roads in the Parkville area are:

Public transportation

The Maryland Transit Administration's Bus Route 19 operates along Harford Road between the Carney Park-and-Ride and Downtown Baltimore.

References

External links