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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Brandywine, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Brandywine, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Brandywine’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Brandywine does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $146,146.00.
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 professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brandywine who work in management occupations (15.05%), office and administrative support (13.50%), and sales jobs (8.51%).
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.
Brandywine 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, Brandywine’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Brandywine, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 42.12 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, Brandywine 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.
The population of Brandywine is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.03% of adults in Brandywine have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brandywine in 2018 was $47,624, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $190,496 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 African, Irish, Sierra Leonean, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Brandywine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.