Located in Maryland, United States, the municipality of Owings Mills is located in the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Owings Mills is quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case close to Interstate 795, Northwest Expressway or the railway line. Reaching public green spaces from the majority of locations in the municipality, including Gwynnbrook Wildlife Management Area and Liberty Park, is rather difficult since they are spread out sporadically. Still, there are a few parks close by for residents to unwind in.
The average year of construction for buildings in Owings Mills is 1986. Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing about 40% of the dwellings in this municipality, while the rest are mainly single detached homes and townhouses. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even. This part of the Baltimore metropolitan area has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It can be difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from homes for sale in Owings Mills. Locals have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to food, reaching one of around 20 grocery stores on foot is feasible for some, but not all, property owners in this municipality. Residents benefit from over 100 restaurants and coffee shops as well.
Owings Mills is especially car friendly. Coming across a parking spot is generally easy. In contrast, this part of the Baltimore metropolitan area is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, commuters can rely on Owings Mills Station on the Metro SubwayLink. The municipality is served by a few bus lines. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to get around in Owings Mills because very few daily needs can be met on foot.