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 14,120 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Davidsonville is the 69th largest community in Maryland.
Davidsonville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Davidsonville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Davidsonville who work in management occupations (17.75%), sales jobs (12.61%), and office and administrative support (11.09%).
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.
Because of many things, Davidsonville 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, Davidsonville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Davidsonville 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 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 34.50 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Davidsonville, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Davidsonville is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Davidsonville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Davidsonville, 45.71% 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 Davidsonville in 2010 was $60,534, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $242,136 for a family of four.
Davidsonville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Vietnamese.