Top Selling 'Hoods

So which neighborhoods are the most popular? These are the communities with the most units sold in 2011.

Anne Arundel: Annapolis (814 units sold), Glen Burnie (684 units sold), Pasadena/Gibson Island (563 units sold)

Baltimore City: Canton/Highlandtown/Patterson Park (834 units sold), Bolton Hill/Union Square/Hanlon Park (747 units sold), Hamilton/Lauraville/Raspeburg (598 units sold)

Baltimore County: Gwynn Oak/Windsor Mill/Randallstown (744 units sold), Perry Hall/Nottingham/Northeastern Baltimore County (612 units sold), Lutherville/Timonium/Cockeysville (601 units sold)

Howard County: Columbia/Clarksville (1,034 units sold), Columbia (928 units sold), Ellicott City (778 units sold), Clarksville/Woodstock/Western Howard County (438 units sold)

Harford County: Bel Air (661 units sold), Aberdeen/Belcamp/Havre de Grace (491 units sold), Abingdon (398 units sold)

Carroll County: Westminster/Taneytown (515 units sold), Sykesville (346 units sold), Hampstead/Finksburg/Manchester (285 units sold)

Most Expensive Neighborhoods

If you’re rollin’ in dough and want to hobnob with neighbors who are, too, point your checkbook toward these pricey enclaves, where sales prices top the metro-area charts (median prices courtesy Long & Foster).

Anne Arundel
Severna Park ($442,450)
Annapolis ($318,000)
Edgewater ($337,450)

Baltimore City
Homeland/Roland Park/Cedarcroft ($252,500)
Mount Washington/Roland Park ($308,800)
Federal Hill/Locust Point/South Baltimore ($225,000)

Baltimore County
Phoenix/Sparks/Northern Baltimore County ($342,500)
Lutherville/Timonium/Cockeysville ($318,000)
Towson ($260,000)

Carroll County
Sykesville ($242,000)
Hampstead/Finksburg/Manchester ($230,000)
Westminster/Taneytown ($270,000)

Harford County
Forest Hill/Jarrettsville/Northern Harford County ($235,000)
Bel Air ($244,500)
Fallston/Joppa ($278,500)

Howard County
Clarksville/Woodstock/Western Howard County ($438,000)
Ellicott City ($435,000)