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. Much of the housing stock in Highfield-Cascade was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Highfield-Cascade isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Highfield-Cascade are a mix 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Highfield-Cascade, the average commute to work is 33.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Highfield-Cascade is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Highfield-Cascade 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. 96.95% 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.