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 125 people and just one neighborhood, Church Creek is the 264th largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Church Creek was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Church Creek is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Church Creek is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Church Creek who work in office and administrative support (24.49%), sales jobs (16.33%) and teaching (10.20%).
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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Church Creek has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Church Creek has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Church Creek than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Church Creek may be for you.
One of the nice things about Church Creek is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
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.
Church Creek is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.