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Crofton, MD
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Living in Crofton



Crofton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 29,641 people and five associated neighborhoods, Crofton is the 39th largest community in Maryland.

Housing costs in Crofton are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.

Also of interest is that Crofton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.90% 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.

In Crofton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.40 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Crofton is a pretty powerful place. 59.66% of the adults in Crofton 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 Crofton in 2022 was $59,849, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $239,396 for a family of four.

Crofton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Crofton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crofton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Crofton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Crofton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.


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