Fairmount Heights is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 1,561 people and just one neighborhood, Fairmount Heights is the 206th largest community in Maryland.
Occupations and Workforce
Fairmount Heights is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fairmount Heights is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairmount Heights who work in office and administrative support (26.68%), sales jobs (10.50%) and management occupations (6.41%).
Also of interest is that Fairmount Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Fairmount Heights’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One downside of living in Fairmount Heights is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fairmount Heights, the average commute to work is 38.38 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 Fairmount Heights, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Fairmount Heights is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.