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. Much of the housing stock in Accokeek was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Accokeek economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Accokeek, where the median household income is $125,914.00.
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 87.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Accokeek is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Accokeek who work in office and administrative support (15.14%), management occupations (12.68%), and business and financial occupations (8.50%).
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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Accokeek a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Accokeek has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Accokeek’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Accokeek, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 41.68 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.
In Accokeek, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Accokeek is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Accokeek are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.83% of adults in Accokeek have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Accokeek in 2010 was $48,798, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $195,192 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, African, Afghan, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Accokeek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Tagalog.