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Ellicott City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place, along with being the county seat of local government in Howard County, Maryland, United States. It is part of the Baltimore–Washington Metropolitan Area. The population was 65,834 at the U.S. Decennial Census of 2010. It is the county seat of Howard County. Founded in 1772, the town contains the B. & O. Railroad Museum's branch at the Ellicott City Station, built in 1830, and the first terminus of the initial line. The downtown historic district is located in the valley of the Tiber River, with its east end abutting the upper Western Branch of the Patapsco River. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, Ellicott City surpassed Towson, Maryland (county seat of neighboring Baltimore County) for the first time, as the largest unincorporated county seat in the country. The downtown area in the Patapsco Valley is often called "Historic Ellicott City" or "Old Ellicott City", to distinguish it from the surrounding suburban unincorporated area that extends north to the Baltimore County line, south to the other large unincorporated town in Howard County, Columbia, and west to West Friendship.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Ellicott City, United States. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. After your splendid visit to Ellicott City, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Washington D. C.. Attractions in Washington D. C. include Washington Monument, United States Capitol, Lincoln Memorial. Also, to reach Ellicott City, you'll have to take a flight to Washington D. C.; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Ellicott City*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ellicott City

    Know the pollution level of Ellicott City before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Ellicott City: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ellicott City for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ellicott City.

    • Burglary and Theft 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.83 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 20.83 (Low)
  • Living in Ellicott City - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 85.42 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 58.62 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.89 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.65 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ellicott City

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ellicott City

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 115 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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