Highfield-Cascade is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 1,112 people and just one neighborhood, Highfield-Cascade is the 220th largest community in Maryland. Highfield-Cascade 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Highfield-Cascade is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Highfield-Cascade is a town of professionals, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Highfield-Cascade who work in healthcare (16.41%), office and administrative support (12.12%) and management occupations (11.36%).
Also of interest is that Highfield-Cascade has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Highfield-Cascade 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. Highfield-Cascade has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Highfield-Cascade than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Highfield-Cascade may be for you.
One downside of living in Highfield-Cascade, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.93 minutes every day commuting to work.
Highfield-Cascade 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 Highfield-Cascade, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 96.95% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.