Boonsboro is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 3,449 people and just one neighborhood, Boonsboro is the 154th largest community in Maryland.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Boonsboro is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boonsboro is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boonsboro who work in office and administrative support (21.04%), management occupations (14.48%) and sales jobs (10.05%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Boonsboro has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Also of interest is that Boonsboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Boonsboro is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Boonsboro a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Boonsboro has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Boonsboro’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Boonsboro is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Boonsboro, the average commute to work is 39.33 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.