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Cecilton, MD

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Overview


Cecilton is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 679 people and just one neighborhood, Cecilton is the 242nd largest community in Maryland.

Occupations and Workforce

Cecilton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cecilton is a town of professionals, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cecilton who work in teaching (10.69%), personal care services (10.25%), and management occupations (8.24%).

Setting & Lifestyle

One of the nice things about Cecilton is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

In Cecilton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.55 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Cecilton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The population of Cecilton overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Cecilton, 24.72% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cecilton in 2022 was $37,999, which is lower middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,996 for a family of four. However, Cecilton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Cecilton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cecilton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cecilton include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Cecilton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 34.0% of the residential real estate vacant, the neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

People

If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Cecilton is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in MD, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.3% of the neighborhoods in Maryland. If you are considering retiring to Maryland, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Ukrainian and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 2.6% have British ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Cecilton are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 75.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 39.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.2%), and 12.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Spanish and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Cecilton, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (16.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report German roots (12.5%), and some of the residents are also of Ukrainian ancestry (6.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (77.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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