Derwood is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,513 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Derwood is the 181st largest community in Maryland.
Derwood home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Derwood real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Derwood is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.10% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Derwood is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Derwood who work in computer science and math (13.24%), management occupations (13.00%) and teaching (9.99%).
Also of interest is that Derwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Derwood has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, Derwood is also a town of artists. Derwood has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Derwood’s character.
Because of many things, Derwood 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, Derwood really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Derwood 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 downside of living in Derwood, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.02 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.
Even though Derwood is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Derwood. 66.24% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Derwood in 2010 was $34,360, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,440 for a family of four. However, Derwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Derwood is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Derwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Derwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Derwood include German, English, French, Ethiopian, African and Brazilian.
Derwood also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 36.13%.
The languages spoken by people in Derwood are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Derwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French, Indic languages and African languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||699|
|DERWOOD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||69.07%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||30.93%|
|TYPE OF DERWOOD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||59.63%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||30.87%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||9.50%|
|SIZE OF DERWOOD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||11.87%|
|AGE OF DERWOOD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||0.00%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||95.65%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||0.00%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||4.35%|
|DERWOOD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$584,544|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,907|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $55,000||0.00%|
|$55,001 - $109,000||0.00%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||2.07%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||2.48%|
|$327,001 - $436,000||31.88%|
|$436,001 - $545,000||19.46%|
|$545,001 - $818,000||42.03%|
|$818,001 - $1,090,000||2.07%|
|PEOPLE OF DERWOOD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||9.69%|
|5 TO 17||23.78%|
|18 TO 24||6.01%|
|25 TO 34||10.61%|
|35 TO 54||28.88%|
|55 TO 64||11.94%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.09%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.62%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$78,750|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$34,360|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.67%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Public Service (17.21%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (16.97%)
Real estate (3.85%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||13.18%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.47%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||8.68%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.23%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (10.06%)
Other Subsaharan African (4.32%)
German Russian (2.34%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (48.75%)
Indic languages (5.24%)
African languages (5.19%)
Slavic languages (1.47%)
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