Westminster has the 1626th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Westminster 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 Westminster is above average at $53,690, and the median cost of a home in Westminster is $238,600, which is above the national average. 29% of workers in Westminster hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 89% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Westminster. 83% of Westminster workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Westminster spend an average of 32 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.