East New Market is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 394 people and just one neighborhood, East New Market is the 254th largest community in Maryland. East New Market has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
East New Market is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East New Market is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in East New Market who work in office and administrative support (19.02%), teaching (11.41%) and maintenance occupations (8.15%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, East New Market is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making East New Market 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, East New Market has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, East New Market’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
East New Market is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Being a small town, East New Market does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.