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aka Hopkins-Bayview
neighborhood statistical area
Discover Bayview mural on the side of a dental office on Eastern Avenue near the intersection with Dundalk Avenue.
Discover Bayview mural on the side of a dental office on Eastern Avenue near the intersection with Dundalk Avenue.
Bayview aka Hopkins-Bayview is located in Baltimore
Bayview aka Hopkins-Bayview
aka Hopkins-Bayview
Location in Baltimore
Country United States
State Maryland
City Baltimore
 • Total .450 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Land .450 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Total 506
 • Density 1,124.4/sq mi (434.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code 410, 443, and 667

Bayview, or Hopkins-Bayview, is a neighborhood located in the Southeast District of Baltimore between the Pulaski industrial area (East) and the Fifteenth Street and Greektown neighborhoods (West).

The neighborhood is bounded by Lombard Street to the North, Kane Street to the East, Eastern Avenue to the South, and I-895 to the West. Also included in this area is the Joseph Lee neighborhood. Historically, this neighborhood was referred to as "A to K" due to the alphabetical naming of the streets Anglesea, Bonsal, Cornwall, Drew, Elrino, Folcroft, Gusryan, Hornel, Imla, Joplin, and Kane.

Central to this neighborhood is the 130-acre (0.53 km2) Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Also found on the campus are two branches of the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.


As of the census of 2000, there were 460 people living in the neighborhood. The racial makeup of Hopkins-Bayview was 55.4% White, 29.3% African American, 0.9% Native American, 10.9% Asian, 3.3% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.

There were 95 housing units in the neighborhood. 12.5% of the occupied housing units were owner-occupied. 3.2% of housing units were vacant.

27.4% of the population were employed, 0% were unemployed, and 72.6% were not in the labor force. The median household income was $28,750. About 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line.

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