Crownsville, MD
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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.

Crownsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Crownsville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crownsville who work in sales jobs (13.31%), office and administrative support (10.87%), and management occupations (10.67%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.44% 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.

Crownsville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Crownsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One of the nice things about Crownsville is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

In Crownsville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.12 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Crownsville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Crownsville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.86% of adults in Crownsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Crownsville in 2010 was $72,488, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $289,952 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, Polish, Scottish, and Italian.

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

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