Adamstown is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,471 people and just one neighborhood, Adamstown is the 182nd largest community in Maryland. Adamstown has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Adamstown, where the median household income is $140,417.
Real Estate Prices
Adamstown home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Adamstown real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Adamstown is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Adamstown is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Adamstown who work in office and administrative support (15.30%), business and financial occupations (12.17%) and computer science and math (11.43%).
Also of interest is that Adamstown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Adamstown is also a town of artists. Adamstown has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Adamstown’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Adamstown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Adamstown 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, Adamstown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Adamstown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Adamstown, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.18 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.
Despite being a small town, Adamstown has a lot of people using taxis to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on taxis are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.