Darlington is a tiny town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 418 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Darlington is the 253rd largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Darlington was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Unlike some towns, Darlington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Darlington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Darlington is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Darlington who work in office and administrative support (14.72%), sales jobs (14.38%), and legal occupations (11.71%).
Also of interest is that Darlington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Darlington is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Darlington is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Darlington 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, Darlington has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Darlington’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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, Darlington has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Darlington a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Darlington is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Darlington, the average commute to work is 32.53 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Darlington doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Darlington, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Darlington is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.38% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Darlington in 2018 was $47,867, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $191,468 for a family of four. However, Darlington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Darlington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Darlington residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Darlington include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and African.
The most common language spoken in Darlington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Greek and Italian.