The neighborhood of Hillen is part of the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Hillen. Although the neighborhood is not home to any parks, public green spaces are especially well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, resulting in them being easy to reach from most locations in Hillen. Finally, this part of Baltimore remains relatively quiet, since there are few pedestrians; however.
Townhouses are the predominant housing type, representing many of buildings in Hillen, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city happened prior to the 1960s. This area offers mainly one bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 40% are renters.
It is especially convenient to reach the closest grocery store on foot from most properties for sale in Hillen. Additionally, a restaurant is often just around the corner. With regards to education, both primary and secondary schools are straightforward to reach on foot from most houses for sale in Hillen.
This area is a fairly pleasant part of Baltimore for pedestrians; running common errands is easy on foot. Even though the bicycling infrastructure is good, Hillen is not particularly conducive to cycling because cyclists encounter a significant amount of elevation changes. This part of Baltimore is car friendly. It is easy to park. However, the public transit system in Hillen is not especially accessible. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most residences.