Cape St. Claire, a suburb of Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, is known as a best community for families because of the location, wealth of amenities, friendly neighbors and good schools. A waterfront community, the Cape St. Claire peninsula is bordered by the Magothy and Severn Rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. The Main Beach is at the mouth of the Magothy River and has an amazing view of the Chesapeake Bay. On a clear day you can see all the way to Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
The nicely protected neighborhood marinas accommodate nearly 200 boats, and are only minutes from breath taking views of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The community is rich with amenities including beaches, marinas, playgrounds, a swimming pool, parks, walkability and local shopping. Events throughout the year provide residents and their children ample opportunities to meet their neighbors.
Cape St. Claire is a covenanted, unincorporated community with an Improvement Association that manages the affairs of the community and administers the funds of the Special Community Benefit District.
There are 3,250 residences in Cape St. Claire with 8,729 residents. Nearly all housing is single family homes and 88.1% are lived in by the owners. 39.5% of households have children under the age of 18. The minority population of Cape St. Claire amounts to 8.3% of their residents, as compared to the state of Maryland average of 41.8%.
Cape St. Claire has abundant opportunities for recreation, from the community marina and beaches, to playgrounds, pools and wooded trails. The community is walkable with a grocery store and small shopping area at the entrance.
51% of community residents have at least a Bachelor’s degree. Public schools serving the community are listed below followed by their Great Schools ranking.County:
- Anne Arundel County
Public SchoolsPublic Elementary Schools:
Cape St. Claire Elementary (9/10)Public Middle Schools:
Magothy (7/10)Public High Schools:
Population DetailsTotal Population: 8,729Percentage of Households with Children: 39.5%Higher Education Rate - at least BS/BA: 0Median Household Income: $111,313
Housing DetailsPercentage of Home Ownership: 88Mean Home Price: $422,625Average Commute in Minutes- D.C.: 41Average Commute in Minutes- Baltimore: 31
FeaturesWalkability: YesAffordable child care: YesFamily-friendly activities: YesPublic Amenities:
- Water Access
- Wooded Trails
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