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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Church Creek is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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
Church Creek’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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.
Church Creek is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In Church Creek, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.29 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
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.
Being a small town, Church Creek does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.