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. 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 $136,748.
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 91.79% 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 (17.67%), computer science and math (13.53%) and office and administrative support (9.83%).
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.
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.
One downside of living in Clarksburg is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Clarksburg, the average commute to work is 38.80 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Clarksburg is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Clarksburg. 62.16% 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 2010 was $44,846, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $179,384 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 White, followed by Asian. Clarksburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.63% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clarksburg include Irish, German, English, Italian and African.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Clarksburg's cultural character, accounting for 33.98% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Clarksburg are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Clarksburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Other Asian languages and Korean.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,808|
|CLARKSBURG HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||89.19%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||10.81%|
|TYPE OF CLARKSBURG HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||58.07%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||38.47%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.91%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||2.55%|
|SIZE OF CLARKSBURG HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||16.35%|
|AGE OF CLARKSBURG HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||79.32%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||12.91%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||6.98%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.79%|
|CLARKSBURG REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$488,124|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,212|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $55,000||1.12%|
|$55,001 - $109,000||0.00%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||3.71%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||8.18%|
|$327,001 - $436,000||24.76%|
|$436,001 - $545,000||24.36%|
|$545,001 - $818,000||31.17%|
|$818,001 - $1,090,000||5.18%|
|PEOPLE OF CLARKSBURG||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||9.57%|
|5 TO 17||23.16%|
|18 TO 24||4.00%|
|25 TO 34||15.56%|
|35 TO 54||35.06%|
|55 TO 64||7.09%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||5.56%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.84%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$136,748|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$44,846|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.29%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (22.48%)
Public Service (13.85%)
Real estate (3.06%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||12.89%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.11%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.24%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.98%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.63%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (8.36%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (54.26%)
Other Asian languages (4.93%)
African languages (2.47%)
Indic languages (2.13%)
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