Clarksville, MD
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Living in Clarksville


Clarksville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 10,104 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clarksville is the 90th largest community in Maryland.

Clarksville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 95.33% 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 computer science and math (14.92%), management occupations (13.83%), and healthcare (11.40%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.84% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Clarksville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Clarksville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Clarksville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Clarksville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.16 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Clarksville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Clarksville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 82.07% 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 Clarksville in 2018 was $67,468, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $269,872 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, German, English, Italian, and Russian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Clarksville's cultural character, accounting for 28.13% 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.