Fallston is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 9,148 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fallston is the 89th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Fallston are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.
Fallston is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.10% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fallston is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fallston who work in management occupations (16.70%), sales jobs (11.35%), and healthcare (11.11%).
Also of interest is that Fallston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Fallston telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.79% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Because of many things, Fallston 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, Fallston really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fallston 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 Fallston is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fallston, the average commute to work is 37.29 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Fallston is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.78% of adults in Fallston have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Fallston in 2018 was $51,516, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $206,064 for a family of four.
The people who call Fallston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fallston residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fallston include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Fallston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.