Pimlico, Baltimore

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This article is about the Baltimore neighborhood. For the race track, see Pimlico Race Course.
Pimlico
Neighborhood
The Preakness Stakes are held each year in the Baltimore neighborhood of Pimlico.
The Preakness Stakes are held each year in the Baltimore neighborhood of Pimlico.
Country United States
State Maryland
City Baltimore
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC)
ZIP code 21215[1]
Area code 410 and 443

Pimlico, a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland, is the site of Pimlico Race Course, which holds the Preakness Stakes, one of the three legs of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. From 1896 through 1915, Pimlico was also the home of Baltimore's Electric Park, a popular amusement park located near the intersection of Reisterstown Road and Belvedere Avenue.

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As of the U.S. Census of 2000, there were 1,145 people residing in the Pimilico neighborhood. The racial makeup of Pimilico was 5.1 percent White, 90.6 percent African American, 0.3 percent Native American, 0.3 percent Asian. 59.8 percent of occupied housing units were owner-occupied. 9.3 percent of housing units were vacant. Pimlico has a significant and growing number of Jamaican and African immigrants.[2]

35.5 percent of those in the civilian labor force were employed. The median household income was $23,654. [3]

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Coordinates: 39°21′10″N 76°40′33″W / 39.35278°N 76.67583°W / 39.35278; -76.67583