Clarksburg, MD
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Clarksburg is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 14,526 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clarksburg is the 67th largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Clarksburg was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Clarksburg economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Clarksburg, where the median household income is $135,274.00.

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.

Clarksburg is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Clarksburg is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarksburg who work in management occupations (17.92%), computer science and math (13.66%), and office and administrative support (9.66%).

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.

Because of many things, Clarksburg is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Clarksburg a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Clarksburg has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Clarksburg’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Clarksburg, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 40.12 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Clarksburg, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Clarksburg is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Clarksburg, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Clarksburg is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 63.11% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Clarksburg in 2010 was $43,822, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,288 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 12.70% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clarksburg include Irish, English, African, and Italian.

Clarksburg also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 36.32%.

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



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