General Information

Town of Bel Air Demographic & Economic Profile (2008)
  • Land Area: 2.9 square miles
  • Recreational Areas: 7 public parks
Location
  • Bel Air is located in Harford County, Maryland.
  • 23 miles north of Baltimore, MD
  • 75 miles south of Philadelphia, PA
  • 68 miles north of Washington, D.C.
  • 56 miles south of Wilmington, DE
Public Schools
  • 2 elementary schools: Bel Air Elementary and Homestead-Wakefield elementary
  • 1 middle school: Bel Air Middle School
  • 1 high school: Bel Air High School
Private Schools
  • John Carroll High School (9th through 12th)
  • St. Margaret's (Kindergarten through 8th)
  • Harford Day School (Kindergarten through 8th)
Demographics
General Demographics
Town of Bel Air
Harford County
Population
10,681
249,753
Households
4,733
92,446
Average Household Size
2.21
2.68
Labor Force
5,291
126,964
Median Household Income
$60,178
$74,713
Per Capita Income
$31,771
$32,255
Median Age
42.9
38.4
Median Home Value
$297,801
$337,402

Source: ESRI Business Solutions

Local Employers
Selected Major Employers
Employment
Product / Service
Upper Chesapeake Hospital
1,762
Health Car
Harford County Government
1,600
Government
State of Maryland
422
Government
Home Depot
300
Retail
Bel Air Athletic Club
287
Fitness Club
Target
210
Retail
Bel Air Post Office
108
Local Government
Town of Bel Air
90
Local Government

Source: U.S. Census 2000