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 95.29% 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 (15.05%), management occupations (14.59%), and healthcare (13.06%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Clarksville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.08% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Clarksville 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, Clarksville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Clarksville’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 Clarksville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Clarksville, the average commute to work is 32.69 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Clarksville is a pretty powerful place. 82.56% 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 2018 was $70,209, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $280,836 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, Russian, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Clarksville's cultural character, accounting for 28.16% 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.