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History of Woodlawn, Maryland

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This article is sponsored by the personal injury attorneys in Woodlawn, from Maryland Injury Guys who want to encourage locals and visitors to learn about the history of Woodlawn. Learn more about your town.

About Woodlawn

Woodlawn is located in Baltimore County, Maryland, and in the 2010 census, the population was counted at 37,879 people, continue reading below for more demographics. Woodlawn is directly west of Baltimore City and is approximately 9.6 miles. It is a census-designated area and dates back to 1904.

Quite a few notable people have called Woodlawn home over the years. This includes Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actress and comedian, Mo'Nique, The Muppets Elmo voice actor, Kevin Clash, astronaut Robert Curbeam, Jr., and actress Nancy Travis among others.

Demographics of Woodlawn

The 2010 census also recorded the following data about residents in Woodlawn.

  • 38.9% White
  • 51.5% African American
  • 6.22% Asian
  • 2.35% Hispanic or Latino
  • .3% Native American
  • .05% Pacific Islander
  • 1.05% from other races
  • 2.48% from two or more races

There are 14,618 households, and a population density of 3971.4 people per square mile. Of the households here is some data that the census recorded:

  • 33.8% had children under 18
  • 43.6% were married couples
  • 18.5% had a female head of house with no husband present
  • 33.4% were non families

There are 7.3% of households with a person living alone who was 65 or older. As for the rest of the community, the majority of residents were aged 25-44 years old. For every 100 women age 18 and over, there were 84 men.

Businesses Headquartered in Woodlawn

The Social Security Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are both headquartered in Woodlawn. Security Boulevard and Security Square Mall are both popular business areas. Woodlawn also features easy access to the Baltimore Beltway 695, for access across Maryland.

Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company

In 1941 the Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Company was founded for civil defense during World War II. After the war ended, the fire company started serving the local community. This volunteer department is joined by 32 other volunteer companies in Baltimore county.

Landmarks in Woodlawn

The Lorraine Park Cemetary Gate Lodge is a historic gatehouse in Queen Anne-style stone. It was constructed in 1884 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. Also listed on the register in 1985 is St. Mary's Episcopal Church. It was built in 1873 and featured Carpenter Gothic styling.

The Woodlawn Museum is also a must-see for visitors. The building also dates back to the 1800s and the property features gardens, hiking trails, picnic areas and antiques to view. Continue reading to learn more about the history and shopping at Security Square.

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Aaron Blank Esq
Date Published: March 5, 2021
Aaron Blank is a patient safety advocate who holds the healthcare system responsible when it fails. He keeps businesses accountable if they choose profits over the safety of the community, and he ensures car insurance companies pay their fair share for the harm that reckless drivers cause. Aaron and his proficient legal team bring an approach based on dedication, guidance, and compassion through the difficult process of pursuing serious injury claims. He has dedicated his career to fighting for injury victims to recover losses from medical expenses, lost income, loss of enjoyment of life, or the loss of a loved one.
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