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 sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Crownsville who work in sales jobs (15.53%), office and administrative support (11.24%), and management occupations (9.85%).
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 9.87% 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Crownsville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Crownsville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.
One downside of living in Crownsville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.26 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Crownsville, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Crownsville is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Crownsville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.92% 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 $75,874, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $303,496 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, French , Welsh, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Crownsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.