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.
One downside of living in Accokeek, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 39.92 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
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.
Accokeek is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.47% of adults in Accokeek have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
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.