We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. Located just south of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is this neighborhood full of brick rowhomes, many of which have been fully renovated within the past 20 years. While Randallstown isn’t connected to Baltimore by train, there are several stops for the line going towards the city within a short driving distance and it also has bus access. For many years Baltimore was a bargain- in white neighborhoods the cost of a modest rowhouse was in the middle five figures and stayed low while suburbanization ran rampant. Waverly provides something few neighborhoods in Baltimore can boast: culturally and racially diverse homeowners, affordable homes, a solid working-to-middle class base and relatively low crime. It was created by Elliott Plack, a freelance cartographer and civic hacker in Baltimore. EAST . Gray's death on April 19, a week after the 25-year-old black man was arrested and suffered injuries while in police custody, triggered mass protests against the treatment of Baltimore's black communities by law enforcement. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Think of your neighborhood, and try to imagine what it would be like if one out of every three homes were boarded up. Current Resident: Pigtown has a lot going for it! HuffPost is part of Verizon Media. If you’re interested in historic charm but prefer modern amenities, Federal Hill might be the perfect place for you. White Oaks is a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland. But in the black neighborhoods on either side, empty buildings are endemic. The black population saw a more substantial drop, from 2,188 to 1,570. The Baltimore Sun recently described Sandtown as "a neighborhood where generations of crushing poverty and the war on drugs combine to rob countless young people like [Freddie Gray] of meaningful opportunities." First up is Brooklyn-Curtis Bay, a neighborhood that’s in need of some serious improvement. One such neighborhood, Roland Park, was developed as a wealthy white Christian enclave for "discriminating" people that used racially restrictive covenants to exclude African-Americans. The map on the left shows one very tiny dot for each person living in Baltimore. Baltimore's neighborhoods conjure up too many stereotypes to count. It was made by the Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia. Statistics collected by the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance show that in Sandtown, the neighborhood Freddie Gray called home, an astonishing 34 percent of residential properties are vacant or abandoned. Some forums can only be seen by registered members. In the 1980s and '90s, drugs, mostly heroin and crack cocaine, flooded many of the city's neighborhoods. Castro’s vision for Baltimore County sees low-income minorities “gaining access” to affluent white neighborhoods with the help of government mandates … Baltimore is a majority black city, but research shows it has a gap of 31 percent, mirroring the national average. Sandtown currently has more residents in jail than any other neighborhood in Baltimore, according to a recent report by the Justice Policy Institute and the Prison Policy Initiative. By signing up you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia, Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance. Using actual census data combined with our favorite white people stereotypes (as confirmed by the internet), we can determine which cities are the whitest of the white in Old Line State. 61.4k members in the baltimore community. Press J to jump to the feed. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. ARTICLE. Close. The two maps below offer a striking look at the two Baltimores, one affluent and predominately white, the other impoverished and largely black. So I think that shows you where things are. At that time, … "Baltimore’s mayor responded by instructing city building inspectors and health department investigators to cite for code violations anyone who rented or sold to blacks in predominantly white neighborhoods," Rothstein wrote. Sandtown-Winchester, Freddie Gray's neighborhood, has an unemployment rate of 1 in 5, about double the city average, according to a Baltimore City Health Department report cited by Slate . They’re trying to foster a relationship. In Baltimore in 1910, a black Yale law school graduate purchased a home in a previously all-white neighborhood. Overall Niche Grade; C-Public Schools; B-Crime & Safety; 3,866 Population. Commute wise you are close to Downtown, the Beltway, I-95, and Marc Camden line. View detailed demographics, school information, photos and available homes, condos and real estate for sale. The map on the right shows the locations of Baltimore City's 15,928 vacant buildings as of 2012.