Federal Hill & Locust Point

Federal Hill & Locust Point

Welcome to Federal Hill, Locust Point

Two dynamic urban neighborhoods in Baltimore
Federal Hill and Locust Point are two historic neighborhoods located in inner-city Baltimore. Both are known as being more urban than the suburban communities around them. They are also teeming with historical significance for their role in past wars and industrial progress.
There are a variety of homes you can buy within Federal Hill and Locust Point. Rowhomes are highly common in these neighborhoods and are known for their attachment to other homes with brick facades and upscale interior decorations. The Formstone home is another architectural style native to Baltimore. These homes are made up of stucco material on the outside and have been used throughout history to protect brickwork. Most Federal Hill and Locust Point homes have been renovated from their older elements. 

What to Love

  • Historic landmarks like Fort McHenry National Monument
  • Closeness to Downtown Baltimore
  • Waterfront views of the harbor
  • Endless shops and entertainment activities

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle among Federal Hill and Locust Point residents is quite busy and exciting. Besides their historic charm, these neighborhoods have a reputation as highly trendy and hip areas, with many young people attracted to living in these two neighborhoods. 
An advantageous aspect of living in these neighborhoods is being extremely close to the downtown area of Baltimore. Commuting by the metro is easy from Federal Hill and Locust Point. There are plenty of parks and museums to explore, so locals of these neighborhoods certainly need never be bored. 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Federal Hill and Locust Point have incredible options for luxurious fine dining. Limoncello is a lively Italian restaurant and go-to location for socializing and business meetings. Its large bar serves innovative cocktails as well as signature classic drinks. Another comfortable location for a bite to eat is SoBo Cafe. This eatery offers American fare in a vibrant, colorful atmosphere. The restaurant’s eclectic art decorations and options for vegetarian and vegan diets make it one of the most popular among Federal Hill and Locus Point locals. 
Of course, for one of the best upscale dinners imaginable, residents of the greater Baltimore region enjoy frequenting the iconic steakhouse, The Capital Grille. Its juicy cuts of steak and large side dishes are simply irresistible. 
If you are a big fan of shopping, then South Charles Street is the place for you. This street in Federal Hill is a major spot for shopping at chic boutiques and designer stores. It also has some fabulous restaurants as well. Federal Hill and Locus Point locals also enjoy a moderately walkable and bikeable streetscape.

Things to Do

One of the best things to do in Federal Hill is to visit the iconic Cross Street Market. The market is full of eateries and shops, a bustling Sunday farmers market, and several fun events throughout the year, including live music and trivia. This is the place to be to spend an afternoon in Baltimore.
The best park in the neighborhood of Federal Hill is Federal Hill Park. This park is historically significant as a site for public gatherings since pre-revolutionary times. It showcases a stunning view of the Inner Harbor and has several other amenities, including benches, a playground, a basketball court, and even charming pubs to relish. 
There are also some fantastic museums near these neighborhoods. Check out the American Visionary Art Museum (famous for its original exhibitions and vibrant showcases) and the Baltimore Museum of Industry (known for its compelling retelling of the history of Baltimore’s booming industrial plants). Thus, all sorts of activities are available to Federal Hill and Locust Point locals.

Overview for Federal Hill & Locust Point, MD

33,995 people live in Federal Hill & Locust Point, where the median age is 33 and the average individual income is $56,257. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Federal Hill & Locust Point, MD

There's plenty to do around Federal Hill & Locust Point, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Jack's Food Market, Mova Nature, and Really Raw Honey.

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Dining 0.55 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.51 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.32 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.61 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.25 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.74 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Federal Hill & Locust Point, MD

Federal Hill & Locust Point has 15,308 households, with an average household size of 2.21. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Federal Hill & Locust Point do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 33,995 people call Federal Hill & Locust Point home. The population density is 5,380.64 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.67 / 51.33%

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Schools in Federal Hill & Locust Point, MD

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The following schools are within or nearby Federal Hill & Locust Point. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Lakeland Elementary/Middle
PreK - 8th
Digital Harbor High School
9th - 12th
No rating available
Charles Carroll Barrister Elementary
PreK - 5th
Morrell Park Elementary/Middle
PreK - 8th
Southwest Baltimore Charter School
PreK - 8th
St Ignatius Loyola Academy
5th - 8th
No rating available
Federal Hill Preparatory Academy
PreK - 5th
George Washington Elementary
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Thomas Johnson Elementary/Middle
PreK - 8th
Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle
PreK - 8th
PreK - 8th
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Sharp-Leadenhall Elementary
1st - 5th
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Baltimore Montessori
PreK - K
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