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 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.
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.
One downside of living in Crownsville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Crownsville, the average commute to work is 31.12 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Crownsville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Crownsville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Crownsville, 44.86% 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 $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.