Accokeek is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 11,114 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Accokeek is the 80th largest community in Maryland.
Accokeek home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Accokeek real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Accokeek is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Accokeek is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Accokeek who work in office and administrative support (18.41%), management occupations (13.01%), and business and financial occupations (7.97%).
Also of interest is that Accokeek has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Accokeek is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Accokeek really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Accokeek perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Accokeek, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.92 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Even though Accokeek is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The education level of Accokeek ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Accokeek, 41.47% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Accokeek in 2010 was $46,116, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $184,464 for a family of four.
Accokeek is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Accokeek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Accokeek residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Accokeek include German, Irish, English, African, and Jamaican.
The most common language spoken in Accokeek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Spanish.