Clarksville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 9,723 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clarksville is the 90th largest community in Maryland.
Clarksville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 97.22% 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 (17.44%), business and financial occupations (11.29%), and computer science and math (10.44%).
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.
One downside of living in Clarksville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.37 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.
Even though Clarksville is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
If knowledge is power, Clarksville is a pretty powerful place. 82.27% of the adults in Clarksville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Clarksville in 2010 was $64,326, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $257,304 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Clarksville's cultural character, accounting for 25.68% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Clarksville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Korean.