Welcome to Reisterstown

A historic town with deep equestrian roots
Nestled just outside of Baltimore, Reisterstown is one of Maryland’s most luxurious, up-and-coming towns. It provides residents with small-town charm while maintaining accessibility to big-city amenities. Despite Reisterstown being highly upscale in reputation, visitors are often surprised to see how close neighbors are with one another and how laid-back this suburb is. It is well-manicured, with picturesque parks and gardens abounding throughout the town’s tree-lined neighborhoods.
The homes in Reisterstown are gorgeous. Typically, Reisterstown estates have large yards that provide plenty of space for outdoor decorations and recreation. Reisterstown homes are inspired by various architectural styles; some of the most common in the area include Colonial Revivals, Farmhouses, and Contemporary homes. Many homebuyers also choose to custom-build their houses. Thus, no matter your preference, if you are interested in suburban Baltimore real estate, Reisterstown could be the perfect fit.

What to Love

  • Lively community events like the Independence Day Parade
  • Historic Main Street downtown
  • Natural beauty displayed through rolling hills and groomed landscapes
  • Conveniently located near Baltimore

Local Lifestyle

Residing in Reisterstown has several advantages, including the balanced lifestyle that locals enjoy. Many people commute to inner city Baltimore for work, returning home to a calm and warm community. 
The atmosphere of Reisterstown prioritizes local businesses and the celebration of community events. Block parties and holiday extravaganzas are ubiquitous in Reisterstown. Outdoor recreation is another essential aspect for those living in Reisterstown. Several horse farms and walking trails are available for locals as well as beautiful spots for watching sunrises and sunsets.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

There are all kinds of upscale dining options for locals of Reisterstown. One of the most popular restaurants is The Grill at Harryman House. It is set in a renovated 1791 cabin, serving delicious American fare. Its casual porch setting makes it very comfortable despite its refined dishes. Linwoods is another fine dining eatery in the Reisterstown area. Its elegant quarters are perfect for enjoying modern American cuisine and delicious wines and cocktails. 
Lastly, if you and the family are interested in fresh ice cream, check out The Cow. It’s a favorite location among locals, serving delectable Italian ice and frozen custard that extend over 60 different flavors. After a nice dinner out, The Cow is optimal for satisfying your sweet tooth.

Things to Do

Reisterstown also provides its residents with all kinds of things to do. A superb activity for locals to enjoy is attending the various horse races that the town holds. The two biggest races include The Hunt Cup and the Grand National Steeplechase. These events are fun to watch with the whole family and are deeply integrated into the culture of the Reisterstown lifestyle.
For fun outdoor recreation, Reisterstown residents also like going to the nearby Liberty Reservoir. This large body of water is not only scenic to look at it, but it also is exciting to interact with. Fishing, paddling, and rowing are all fun and accessible activities at the Liberty Reservoir. 

Lastly, to further take in the outdoor beauty of Baltimore County, check out Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area. This wildlife sanctuary hosts 39 endangered, rare, or threatened species. It is a lovely area to walk through and admire wildlife from a short distance.

Overview for Reisterstown, MD

35,306 people live in Reisterstown, where the median age is 43.9 and the average individual income is $49,365. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

43.9 years

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Around Reisterstown, MD

There's plenty to do around Reisterstown, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including New Apna Bazar Zabiha Halal Meat & Fashion Boutique, Farmer Stan's Plants & Produce, and The Reister's Daughter.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.52 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.56 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.04 miles 46 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 4.55 miles 22 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1.1 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 4.55 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Reisterstown, MD

Reisterstown has 13,746 households, with an average household size of 2.55. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Reisterstown do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 35,306 people call Reisterstown home. The population density is 628.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.63 / 52.37%

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Schools in Reisterstown, MD

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The following schools are within or nearby Reisterstown. 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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Reisterstown Elementary
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The Forbush School At Glyndon
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