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Overview

Introduction to Annapolis, Maryland

Founded in the mid-1600s, Annapolis is the capital of the State of Maryland. Annapolis is part of the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.

Annapolis is located near the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay, on the Severn River. It is approximately 40 minutes southeast of Baltimore, Maryland, and 40 minutes northeast of Washington DC. While there are no Fortune 1000 companies located in Annapolis, nearby Baltimore and Washington DC are home to almost 10 Fortune 1000 company headquarters. Annapolis is home to the United States Naval Academy.

Annapolis enjoys a temperate climate characterized by hot summers and cool/cold winters. July is the warmest month of the year with average daily temperatures in the high eighties (degrees Fahrenheit). January is the coldest month of the year with an average daily temperature of 47 degrees Fahrenheit.

Annapolis Arts and Entertainment

Annapolis has many arts and entertainment offerings of its own, as well as providing easy access to the rich cultural and entertainment offerings of nearby Baltimore, and Washington DC. Some of the more significant attractions in Annapolis include:

  • The Annapolis Chorale
  • The Annapolis Maritime Museum
  • The Annapolis Opera
  • The Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre
  • The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
  • The Ballet Theatre of Maryland
  • The Bay Theatre Company
  • The Colonial Players of Annapolis
  • The Maryland State Archives
  • The Old Treasury Building

For the sports minded, Annapolis residents have easy access to all of the professional sports offerings of nearby Baltimore and Washington DC, which includes: Major League Baseball's (MLB) Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals, Major League Soccer's (MLS) D.C. United, the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Washington Wizards, the National Hockey League's (NHL) Washington Capitals, the National Football League's Baltimore Ravens and Washington Redskins, and the United Soccer League's (USL) W-League Washington Freedom.

Demographics

People

Total Population39,009
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens15.5%
Employed Population 16+20,830
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married39.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44.5%
Median Earnings25+$45,652
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,374
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,516

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,694
% Above Poverty Level89.1%
% Below Poverty Level10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.7%
% Using Public Transportation7%

Housing

People Living Alone33.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,454
Median House Value$377,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)41.9%
German12%
Irish11.7%
English9.8%
Italian5.2%
Polish2.9%
French Except Basque2.1%
Scottish1.9%
Norwegian1.2%
Russian1.1%
Welsh0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Austrian0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Arab0.3%
African0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Iranian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Brazilian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Cypriot0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Annapolis Almanac

CategoryValue
County Anne Arundel County
Standard Zip Codes21409, 21402, 21403, 21405, 21401
P.O. Box Zip Codes21404
Company Zip Codes21411, 21412
Phone Area Codes410, 443, 301
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.97
Approximate Longitude-76.5

Annapolis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationANNAPOLIS POLICE BRKS
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 67 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches
StationBALTIMORE-WASHINGTON AP
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip41.9 inches
StationUPPER MARLBORO 3 NNW
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 43 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bowie57,633$120,919
Dundalk62,337$57,625
Glenarden6,110$74,716
Highland Beach114$125,000
Rock Hall1,204$80,938
Upper Marlboro694$92,000

Annapolis Public Libraries

Anne Arundel County Public Library
5 HARRY S. TRUMAN PARKWAY
Annapolis, Maryland
(410) 222-7371

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Annapolis Hospitals

Anne Arundel Medical Center
(Non-profit)
2001 Medical Parkway
(443) 481-1307

Annapolis Public Schools

J. Albert Adams Academy
245 Clay Street
ZIP: 21401
(410) 222-1639
Middle
Total Enrollment 63
Annapolis High
2700 Riva Rd
ZIP: 21401
(410) 266-5240
High
Total Enrollment 1813
Phoenix Academy
1411 Cedar Park Road
ZIP: 21401
(410) 222-5000
Other
Total Enrollment 357
Annapolis Elementary
180 Green Street
ZIP: 21401
(410) 222-1600
Primary
Total Enrollment 278
Walter S. Mills - Parole Elementary
103 Chinquapin Round Rd
ZIP: 21401
(410) 222-1626
Primary
Total Enrollment 618
Rolling Knolls Elementary
1985 Valley Rd
ZIP: 21401
(410) 222-5820
Primary
Total Enrollment 437
Germantown Elementary
200 Windell Avenue
ZIP: 21401
(410) 222-1615
Primary
Total Enrollment 749
Wiley H. Bates Middle
701 Chase Street
ZIP: 21401
(410) 263-0270
Middle
Total Enrollment 850
Tyler Heights Elementary
200 Janwal St
ZIP: 21403
(410) 222-1630
Primary
Total Enrollment 602
Georgetown East Elementary
111 Dogwood Rd
ZIP: 21403
(410) 222-1610
Primary
Total Enrollment 372
Eastport Elementary
420 5th Street
ZIP: 21403
(410) 222-1605
Primary
Total Enrollment 273
Hillsmere Elementary
3052 Arundel On The Bay Rd
ZIP: 21403
(410) 222-1622
Primary
Total Enrollment 556
West Annapolis Elementary At Annapolis Middle
1399 Forest Drive
ZIP: 21403
(410) 222-1635
Primary
Total Enrollment 181
Annapolis Middle
1399 Forest Dr
ZIP: 21403
(410) 267-8658
Middle
Total Enrollment 706
Cape St. Claire Elementary
931 Blue Ridge Dr
ZIP: 21409
(410) 222-1685
Primary
Total Enrollment 646
Broadneck High
1265 Green Holly Dr
ZIP: 21409
(410) 757-1300
High
Total Enrollment 2104
Windsor Farm Elementary
591 Broadneck Rd
ZIP: 21409
(410) 222-1690
Primary
Total Enrollment 608

Annapolis Private Schools

St Mary Elementary School
111 Duke Of Gloucester St
ZIP: 21401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 825
Book Of Life Academy
913 Cedar Park Rd
ZIP: 21401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 24
St Marys High School
113 Duke Of Gloucester St
ZIP: 21401
Secondary
Total Enrollment 469
Annapolis Area Christian School
716 Bestgate Rd
ZIP: 21401
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 818
Weems Creek Nursery School & Kindergarten
238 Kirkley Rd
ZIP: 21401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 17
Naval Academy Primary School
74 Greenbury Point Rd
ZIP: 21402
Elementary
Total Enrollment 186
Alpert Family Aleph Bet Jewish Day School
1125 Spa Rd
ZIP: 21403
Elementary
Total Enrollment 36
St Martins Lutheran Church School
1120 Spa Rd
ZIP: 21403
Elementary
Total Enrollment 160
St Annes School Of Annapolis
3112 Arundel On The Bay Rd
ZIP: 21403
Elementary
Total Enrollment 157
Key School
534 Hillsmere Dr
ZIP: 21403
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 654
Chesapeake Montessori School
30 Old Mill Bottom Rd N
ZIP: 21409
Elementary
Total Enrollment 68
The Harbour School At Annapolis
1277 Green Holly Dr
ZIP: 21409
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 159
Montessori International Childrens House
1641 N Winchester Rd
ZIP: 21409
Elementary
Total Enrollment 89
St Margaret's Day School
1605 Pleasant Plains Rd
ZIP: 21409
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
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Historic Annapolis

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Peggy Stuart's i.e. Stewart house c1905.

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Peggy Stuart's i.e. Stewart house c1905.

The Brice residence c1903.

Carvel Hall Hotel (old Paca mansion) c1903.

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