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.

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 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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.44% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Crownsville 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, Crownsville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Crownsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

One downside of living in Crownsville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.12 minutes every day commuting to work.

As is often the case in a small town, Crownsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Crownsville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.86% 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 $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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