Fallston, MD


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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.

Fallston home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Fallston real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns, Fallston isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fallston are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fallston is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fallston who work in management occupations (15.45%), office and administrative support (15.03%), and sales jobs (10.93%).

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.

Because of many things, Fallston is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fallston 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, Fallston has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fallston’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Fallston, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.48 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Fallston is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.63% 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 2010 was $46,604, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,416 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 Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

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