Belcamp is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 11,733 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Belcamp is the 75th largest community in Maryland.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Belcamp is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Belcamp is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belcamp who work in office and administrative support (15.26%), sales jobs (10.45%), and business and financial occupations (8.58%).
Belcamp is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Belcamp, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Also of interest is that Belcamp has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Belcamp 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 Belcamp, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.35 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, Belcamp is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.36% of adults in Belcamp have a college degree.
The per capita income in Belcamp in 2010 was $33,594, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,376 for a family of four. However, Belcamp contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Belcamp is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Belcamp home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Belcamp residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Belcamp include Irish, Italian, English, and African.
The most common language spoken in Belcamp is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.