Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc

568 B Ritchie Highway,
Severna Park, MD 21146

Phone: 410-544-4000

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Severna Park, MD

Severna Park, MD

Severn River

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 15.6 square miles (40.4 km²), of which, 12.9 square miles (33.4 km²) of it is land and 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²) of it (17.31%) is water.

Severna Park is located along the Eastern shore of the Severn River. Residents treasure the river for its excellent crabbing (world famous Maryland blue crabs are abundant), fishing and boating (especially sailing).

Famous residents and natives include Pat Sajak, host of Wheel of Fortune, and Major League Baseball players Mark Teixeira, Josh Banks, and Gavin Floyd. The town is mentioned in Jason Robert Brown's musical, Songs for a New World.

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Total Population 28,166
Population Density 2,183 Persons/Sq. Mile
Female Population 14,491
Male Population 13,676
Population Change since 1990 ↑ 9% Increase
Population Change since 2000 ↓ 1% Decrease
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Nearest 2-Year Public College Anne Arundel Community College
Distance 3 miles
Nearest 4-Year Public College United States Naval Academy
Distance 8 miles
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Households & Income

Total Number of Households 9,568
Family Households 7,529
Average Family Size 3.38
Average Household Income $143,389
Median Household Income $112,349
Income Change since 1990 ↑ 73% Increase
Income Change since 2000 ↑ 27% 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 0.61
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 87.7 °F
Average January Low Temperature 23.8 °F
Annual Precipitation 44.8 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 8 miles
Nearest Major Sports Team Bowie Baysox (aa)
Distance 13 miles
Shopping Center Located in Anne Arundel County, Severna Park real estate is home to nearly 30,000 residents. Many Severna Park real estate owners enjoy the natural beauty and waterfront views that come with living near the Severn and Magothy Rivers. Outdoor enthusiasts, meanwhile, appreciate the town's ample recreational opportunities, including hiking and biking along the Baltimore & Annapolis Trail, a 13.3-mile trail overseen by the national Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.

Severna Park boasts an active civic community, manifested by such organizations as the Greater Severna Park Council, Inc., the Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce, and the Association for Severna Park Improvement, Renewal, and Enhancement, Inc., a local improvement group that seeks to raise Severna Park real estate values with a variety of cultural arts efforts.

Given the picturesque appeal of Severna Park real estate and the many amenities enjoyed by residents, including twelve public and private schools, it's no surprise that this town ranks among the county's most desirable for those looking to relocate.