Davidsonville is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 14,008 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Davidsonville is the 69th largest community in Maryland.
Davidsonville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.44% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Davidsonville is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Davidsonville who work in management occupations (18.31%), office and administrative support (14.13%), and sales jobs (13.89%).
Also of interest is that Davidsonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.96% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Davidsonville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Davidsonville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Davidsonville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Davidsonville may be for you.
One of the nice things about Davidsonville 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 Davidsonville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Davidsonville, the average commute to work is 34.15 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Davidsonville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.89% of adults in Davidsonville 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 Davidsonville in 2010 was $59,142, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $236,568 for a family of four.
The people who call Davidsonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Davidsonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Davidsonville include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Davidsonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.