Church Hill is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 745 people and just one neighborhood, Church Hill is the 234th largest community in Maryland. Church Hill has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Church Hill, where the median household income is $50,417.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Church Hill isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Church Hill are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Church Hill is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Church Hill who work in office and administrative support (18.63%), sales jobs (10.25%) and teaching (9.01%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Church Hill is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Church Hill a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Church Hill has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Church Hill’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Church Hill 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 Hill, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.86 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Church Hill does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.