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. 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
Church Creek is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Church Creek is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Church Creek who work in office and administrative support (14.47%), sales jobs (13.16%) and teaching (13.16%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Church Creek’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Church Creek is worth considering.
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.
One downside of living in Church Creek is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Church Creek, the average commute to work is 33.29 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Church Creek is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Church Creek isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
As is often the case in a small town, Church Creek doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.