Annapolis

Annapolis, a gem nestled on the Chesapeake Bay, exudes a captivating charm that transcends the ordinary.
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Welcome to Annapolis

History, culture, and coastal charm harmonize 

Annapolis, a gem nestled on the Chesapeake Bay, exudes a captivating charm that transcends the ordinary. Its vibrant streets draw you into an embrace of historic elegance and contemporary vitality. With architecture that whispers tales of the past, cobblestone pathways that echo with tradition, and a waterfront that dances with the joy of the present, Annapolis offers a life that is both enchanting and invigorating.

The city, known as the "Sailing Capital of the United States," offers endless opportunities for exploration and enjoyment. Whether indulging in fresh seafood by the harbor, exploring the renowned U.S. Naval Academy, or participating in lively events, Annapolis serves as a thriving hub for those with a passion for refined living.

What to Love

  • Narrow streets and cobblestone paths in a neighborly community
  • Small-town charm and walkability
  • Annual boat shows, Renaissance Festival, Arts Week
  • Seafood eateries, farm-to-table cuisine, international flavors
  • Architectural splendor: Georgian mansions, Colonial homes, charming row houses
  • Waterfront lifestyle with gorgeous views, harbor access, and water activities
  • Museums, art galleries, theaters, Naval Academy
 

Local Lifestyle

Immersed in a rich history dating back to the founding days of the United States, Annapolis' local lifestyle is a tapestry of past and present. The city's historical landmarks, such as the Maryland State House, an emblem of continuous legislative use, stand tall as symbols of American heritage. In Annapolis, history doesn't merely reside in museums or books; it's a living, breathing part of the community. Residents partake in a lifestyle that honors traditions, embraces modernity, and permeates every facet of life in this charming coastal city.

Dining and Entertainment

Head to the Anne Arundel County Farmers’ Market on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays to find fresh produce, unique gifts, and more. Explore Annapolis’ Main Street for a day of retail therapy, from Capital Comics and Alpaca International to The Lucky Knot, Musto Annapolis, 3 Sisters, and The Annapolis Pottery. Here, you’ll also find standout dining destinations, including Osteria 177, Cafe Normandie, Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls, and O’Brien’s Oyster Bar & Seafood Tavern.

The Maryland Renaissance Festival is a vibrant and immersive annual event that transports visitors to a bygone era of knights, royalty, and lively festivities. Attendees can revel in jousting tournaments, artisan crafts, elaborate costumes, and a wide array of performances that capture the essence of the Renaissance period. As another fun community event, The Annapolis Boat Show has been running since 1970 and produces an amazing show of the latest boat models.

Things to Do

Annapolis's fantastic waterfront location is a playground for sailing enthusiasts and water lovers. From boat tours to leisurely walks along the City Dock, the connection with the water is a cherished part of life. Whether watching the sunset over the bay or engaging in water sports, the aquatic allure is inescapable.

Beyond the waterfront, Annapolis offers an array of activities and attractions. Explore the historic streets, visit the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, or immerse yourself in the local art scene. From the Annapolis Maritime Museum and Banneker-Douglass Museum to the annual festivals that color the calendar, there's always something vibrant and exciting happening in this charming coastal city.


Overview for Annapolis, MD

40,581 people live in Annapolis, where the median age is 37.5 and the average individual income is $52,106. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

40,581

Total Population

37.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$52,106

Average individual Income

Around Annapolis, MD

There's plenty to do around Annapolis, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
57
Bikeable
Bike Score
40
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Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Annapolis Gyro, Somethin’ Extra Sweet, and Soccer Post - Annapolis.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.5 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.49 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.1 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.87 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.65 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.88 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Annapolis, MD

Annapolis has 16,813 households, with an average household size of 2.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Annapolis do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 40,581 people call Annapolis home. The population density is 5,631.36 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

40,581

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.5

Median Age

49.82 / 50.18%

Men vs Women

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
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16,813

Total Households

2.38

Average Household Size

$52,106

Average individual Income

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Schools in Annapolis, MD

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The following schools are within or nearby Annapolis. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Eastport Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Germantown Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
1st - 12th
No rating available
Mary Moss at Adams Academy
PUBLIC
7th - 9th
No rating available
Annapolis Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Martins Lutheran Church School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Wiley H. Bates Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Georgetown East Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Monarch Academy Annapolis Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 11th
No rating available
Walter S. Mills - Parole Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Tyler Heights Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
West Annapolis Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Alpert Family Aleph Bet Jewish Day School
PRIVATE
1st - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available

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