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.
Housing costs in Crownsville 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.
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 (13.96%), office and administrative support (12.21%), and management occupations (10.47%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Crownsville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.68% 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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Crownsville is worth considering.
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.
In Crownsville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.27 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Crownsville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Crownsville, 43.30% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Crownsville in 2010 was $83,237, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $332,948 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 Irish, German, English, Scottish, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Crownsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Greek.