Clarksville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 9,841 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clarksville is the 90th largest community in Maryland.
Clarksville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 96.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Clarksville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarksville who work in management occupations (16.80%), computer science and math (11.45%), and healthcare (10.60%).
Also of interest is that Clarksville 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 Clarksville 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.
Of important note, Clarksville is also a town of artists. Clarksville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Clarksville’s character.
Clarksville 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, Clarksville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Clarksville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Clarksville, the average commute to work is 32.16 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.
Despite being a small town, Clarksville has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Clarksville. 83.52% 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 Clarksville in 2010 was $62,923, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $251,692 for a family of four.
Clarksville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Clarksville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clarksville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Clarksville include German, English, Italian, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Clarksville's cultural character, accounting for 24.14% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Clarksville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.