Curious how your rent compares to others in the area? The website Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks makes it easy to find out.
Using data from the American Community Survey, the site displays median rent and income figures by census tract.
The Westminster area is contained in 10 different tracts, or statistical subdivisions as determined by the Census.
The highest median monthly rent in the Westminster area—$1,370—can be found in tract 5077.03, which is in the area surrounding Wakefield Valley Golf Course.
The lowest—$443—is in tract 5030, which covers the area from Stone Road/Camp Hashawha north to the Pa. line. (Note that the figures do not include owner-occupied homes.)
The statewide middle range for Maryland—defined as the middle 20 percent of census tracts—runs from $877 to $1,072. Three of the census tracts in the Westminster area have media rents that fall above that range, the other seven fall below the state median.
Find a rundown of area rents below plus a map in the image field above. For more information, visit Rich Blocks Poor Blocks.Census TractMedian Rent Community County 5082 $804 Hampstead Carroll 5010.02 $670 Taneytown Carroll 5041 $1,055 Finksburg Carroll 5110 $659 New Windsor Carroll 5052.03 $1,121 Sykesville Carroll 7722 $931 Frederick Frederick 5142.01 $898 Woodbine Carroll 7002.04 $1,391 Damascus Montgomery 6030.04 $1,164 West Friendship Howard 6027 $1,086 Ellicott City Howard 4044.02 $966 Reisterstown Baltimore 3033 $1,375 Fallston Harford 4070.02 $871 Parkton Baltimore 4084 $1,420 Hunt Valley Baltimore