Mardela Springs is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 347 people and just one neighborhood, Mardela Springs is the 256th largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Mardela Springs was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
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Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mardela Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mardela Springs is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mardela Springs who work in office and administrative support (25.64%), teaching (13.68%) and food service (13.68%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Mardela Springs has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mardela Springs a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about Mardela Springs 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.
Being a small town, Mardela Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.