Port Covington is a neighborhood within Baltimore, Maryland.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Port Covington. Although this area does not contain any public green spaces, parks are very well-spread out in nearby neighborhoods, which makes them easy to access from the majority of locations within Port Covington. Finally, since there are very few pedestrians, this part of the city is relatively quiet; however those who are near the railway line or Interstate 95 may experience more noise.
Most of the housing growth in Port Covington took place prior to the 1960s. In this part of the city, about 80% of buildings are large apartment buildings, while townhouses are also present in the housing stock. Around 85% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the rest are owners. This area has a variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in Port Covington. With regards to eating, house buyers in this part of the city will appreciate that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. In addition, a restaurant is typically just around the corner.
Traveling on foot is feasible for residents in Port Covington; many daily needs can be met without the use of a vehicle, and there are also a good number of businesses close by. However, biking is very hard in Port Covington since the cycling network is not very well-developed, and there are quite a few slopes. Nevertheless, certain bicycling-friendly sectors can be found. The public transit service in Port Covington is not especially frequent. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. On the other hand, a car is a great means of transportation in this part of the city. It is a very short car ride to the closest highway, such as Interstate 95, from any home in Port Covington, and it is very convenient to access a parking spot.