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Suburb; college town

Catonsville is in Baltimore County, in the Baltimore metro area.

The community was named after Richard Caton, son-in-law of Charles Carroll of Carrollton

The latitude of Catonsville is 39.271N. The longitude is -76.732W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 39,820.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$53,061
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Catonsville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Johnnycake
Quaker settlement. Developed as a stop on the Frederick Turnpike
Catonsville received national attention for 1968 burning of draft records by Vietnam War protesters
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • Catonsville Book Festival - April 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Catonsville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Heritage Players
Nearby parks & recreation: Benjamin Banneker Historical Park
Historic sites and museums: Townsend House & Pullen Museum
Colleges and universities: Catonsville Community College
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 117

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Catonsville residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Catonsville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Catonsville was $25,254, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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37% of Catonsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Catonsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $634.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,227.


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Newspapers in Catonsville include Catonsville Times

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Baltimore County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Catonsville political report.

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The average commute time for Catonsville workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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