Arnold is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 24,124 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Arnold is the 47th largest community in Maryland.
Arnold home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Arnold real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Arnold is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Arnold is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arnold who work in management occupations (16.32%), sales jobs (11.81%), and teaching (10.17%).
Also of interest is that Arnold has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Arnold telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.16% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Arnold 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, Arnold really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Arnold 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.
Arnold is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
One downside of living in Arnold is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Arnold, the average commute to work is 32.03 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Arnold. 55.56% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Arnold in 2018 was $53,201, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $212,804 for a family of four.
Arnold is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Arnold home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Arnold residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Arnold include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Arnold is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.