Berwyn Heights is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 3,262 people and just one neighborhood, Berwyn Heights is the 160th largest community in Maryland.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Berwyn Heights are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.
Occupations and Workforce
Berwyn Heights is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Berwyn Heights is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berwyn Heights who work in teaching (12.49%), management occupations (11.82%) and sales jobs (9.52%).
Also of interest is that Berwyn Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Berwyn Heights is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Berwyn Heights’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Berwyn Heights is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Berwyn Heights, the average commute to work is 30.56 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Berwyn Heights has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.