Burtonsville, MD

Burtonsville profile

Living in Burtonsville

Burtonsville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 8,794 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Burtonsville is the 95th largest community in Maryland.

Burtonsville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.79% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Burtonsville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Burtonsville who work in management occupations (10.19%), healthcare (9.74%), and office and administrative support (9.72%).

Also of interest is that Burtonsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Burtonsville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Burtonsville, the average commute to work is 33.85 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, Burtonsville 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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Burtonsville. 51.56% 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 Burtonsville in 2018 was $37,874, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,496 for a family of four.

Burtonsville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Burtonsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burtonsville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Burtonsville include African, German, Ethiopian, English, and Jamaican.

In addition, Burtonsville has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (39.43%).

The most common language spoken in Burtonsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.