Crownsville is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 1,834 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Crownsville is the 200th largest community in Maryland.
Crownsville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Crownsville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Crownsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Crownsville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Crownsville who work in sales jobs (13.77%), management occupations (11.64%), and office and administrative support (11.13%).
Of important note, Crownsville is also a town of artists. Crownsville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Crownsville’s character.
Also of interest is that Crownsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Crownsville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.47% 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, Crownsville 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, Crownsville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Crownsville 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.
Crownsville is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Being a small town, Crownsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Crownsville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.25% of adults in Crownsville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Crownsville in 2010 was $58,063, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $232,252 for a family of four. However, Crownsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Crownsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crownsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Crownsville include German, Italian, Polish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Crownsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.