Bel Air has the 2550th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Bel Air is part of the Baltimore metro area. Unemployment in the Baltimore area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Baltimore has the 19th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Bel Air is above average at $53,690, and the median cost of a home in Bel Air is $246,600, which is above the national average. 37% of workers in Bel Air hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Bel Air. 83% of Bel Air workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Bel Air spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.