Church Creek is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 124 people and just one neighborhood, Church Creek is the 264th largest community in Maryland. Church Creek has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Church Creek isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Church Creek are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Church Creek is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Church Creek who work in office and administrative support (21.28%), sales jobs (17.02%) and teaching (14.89%).
Another important characteristic of Church Creek is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Church Creek is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Church Creek has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Church Creek a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Church Creek is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Church Creek is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Church Creek, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small town, Church Creek doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.