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 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, 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.
In Highfield-Cascade, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.93 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Highfield-Cascade is a very car-oriented town. 96.95% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Highfield-Cascade 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. Highfield-Cascade has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.