Joppa, MD Overview

Springing up along the shoreline of panoramic Gun Powder Ridge, the water-oriented community of Joppa offers many recreational activities.  It offers a variety of housing styles including modern condominiums and lovely homes.  The entire area and its communities are experiencing unprecedented development, evolving into a progressive suburban community of attractive neighborhoods with good schools, a local library, and convenient shopping facilities.  Recreational amenities include playgrounds, parks, and marinas with launching and docking facilities.  This surge of growth is an appropriate tribute to the historic significance of “Old Joppa” as Harford County’s first government seat. 


Population Growth (since 2000)14%
Population Density (ppl / mile)934.00
Household Size (ppl)2.589
Households w/ Children28%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover0%
5+ Years in Residency45%
Median Year in Residency4.55

Housing Inventory

Joppa, MD Housing Inventory 3441,2085,2535,2533441,2085,253

Market Overview

67 listings with an estimated median price of $324,900

$0 - 100K2
$100K - 200K9
$200K - 300K19
$300K - 400K17
$400K - 500K7
$500K - 600K5
$700K - 800K2
$800K - 900K2
$900K - 1M1
$1M - Max3
Property TypeCount
Single Family37
Lots and Land11

(Data as of 6/25/2021)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Joppa, MD Population Demographics

Total: 16,737


Median Age: 44.07

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Joppa, MD Temperature

Weather Risk

Joppa, MD Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Joppa, MD Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Joppa, MD Highest Education Level Attained 3,9042,5587054641,1512,2349073,9047054641,151

Employment and Finance


Joppa, MD Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $69,252)

Joppa, MD Income by dollar range 3251722352462111372872392326058479698613605011325548

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

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The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Joppa, MD Crime

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