Church Creek is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 124 people and just one neighborhood, Church Creek is the 264th largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Church Creek was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Church Creek isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Church Creek are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Church Creek is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Church Creek who work in office and administrative support (14.47%), sales jobs (13.16%) and teaching (13.16%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Church Creek’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Church Creek has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Church Creek a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about Church Creek 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.
One downside of living in Church Creek, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.29 minutes every day commuting to work.
Church Creek is a very car-oriented town. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Church Creek is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Church Creek has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small town, Church Creek doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.