Let’s face it: For a least a century, Baltimore has had something of an inferiority complex. 5 on a list of cities with the most toxic air pollution from power plants.
Maybe it’s because our location makes it too easy to compare us to those bigger places, like D. [National Resources Defense Council and Physicians for Social Responsibility] Gibson Island is No.23 on Forbes magazine’s list of the most expensive ZIP codes in the country. Yes, we were a little surprised, too, but the only thing that matters is that we left New York in the dust: Baltimore, with its 9,536 retail locations and 21 shopping centers, ranks No.
The share of American adults who have never been married is at a record high (20%), and young adults are at the leading edge of this national trend.
“But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time here: The city ranked in the top 20 for wild weekends,” says Travel Leisure. And Walk Score ranked Baltimore the ninth best city in the country for public transportation, based on frequency, type, and distance of transit routes. [Forbes] Second worst city for wage growth: -0.1% [Payscale.com] Maryland tops all millionaire rankings with a slightly higher percentage of millionaire households, 7.22 percent, than Hawaii. Department of Transportation] Best City For Minority Entrepreneurs: No.2 We’ve always been unrecovered sports freaks, so it’s no surprise that Baltimore does well by this measurement: Best arena of its size: 1st Mariner - No.1 [Billboard] Local boys make good: On the National Football League’s rankings of greatest NFL players of all time, Johnny Unitas is No. The Ravens are worth $1.088 billion, which ranks them No.
The Baltimore Orioles’ value rose 12 percent to $460 million in the past year, but dropped one spot on Forbes magazine’s annual list of the most-valuable baseball franchises, going from 18 to 19. 29 for best sports cities, according to Sporting News. Turns out we’re a great place to eat, drink, or make like a tourist. The South's Tastiest Towns: No.9 When Southern Living magazine ran an online poll to determine the answer to this, more than 500,000 readers responded.
Insurer Allstate seconds that, ranking Baltimore drivers among the most dangerous in the country, second to last in the U.
Maryland drivers ranked 49th in the country for their driving knowledge.
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