Brandywine is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 7,063 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brandywine is the 109th largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Brandywine was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Brandywine economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Brandywine, where the median household income is $113,835.00.
Housing costs in Brandywine 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.
Unlike some towns, Brandywine isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brandywine are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brandywine is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brandywine who work in office and administrative support (21.45%), sales jobs (9.85%), and management occupations (9.17%).
Also of interest is that Brandywine has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Brandywine is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Brandywine, the average commute to work is 39.41 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.
In Brandywine, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Brandywine is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
In terms of college education, Brandywine is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.10% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Brandywine in 2010 was $40,663, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $162,652 for a family of four.
Brandywine is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Brandywine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brandywine residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Brandywine include Irish, Italian, English, and African.
The most common language spoken in Brandywine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.