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 a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, 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 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
Church Creek’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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.
Church Creek is a very car-oriented town. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Church Creek is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Church Creek has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small town, Church Creek does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.