Boonsboro is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 3,469 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 (16.26%), management occupations (14.34%) and sales jobs (11.25%).
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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Boonsboro really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Boonsboro perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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 38.38 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.