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Clarksburg, MD
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Living in Clarksburg



Clarksburg is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 29,051 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Clarksburg is the 41st largest community in Maryland. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Clarksburg, 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 Clarksburg, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Clarksburg’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Clarksburg does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $152,917.00.

Clarksburg home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Clarksburg real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

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

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Clarksburg has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

A relatively large number of people in Clarksburg telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 18.00% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Clarksburg 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, Clarksburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Clarksburg, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.65 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Clarksburg. 68.89% 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 Clarksburg in 2018 was $50,704, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $202,816 for a family of four.

Clarksburg is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Clarksburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clarksburg residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Clarksburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.02% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clarksburg include Irish, English, German, Polish, and Italian.

Clarksburg also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 35.92%.

The most common language spoken in Clarksburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.