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Easton, MD
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Living in Easton



Easton is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 17,342 people and six associated neighborhoods, Easton is the 58th largest community in Maryland.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.76% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Easton 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

The education level of Easton citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.32% of adults in Easton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Easton in 2018 was $43,844, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,376 for a family of four. However, Easton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Easton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Easton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Easton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Easton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.59% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Easton include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Easton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.