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Federalsburg, MD

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Overview


Federalsburg is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,806 people and just one neighborhood, Federalsburg is the 171st largest community in Maryland.

Occupations and Workforce

Federalsburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Federalsburg is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Federalsburg who work in healthcare suport services (16.37%), office and administrative support (11.51%), and teaching (8.28%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Federalsburg, even though it is a small town, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, town who have a need for low-cost transportation.

Demographics

The citizens of Federalsburg have a very low rate of college education: just 7.29% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Federalsburg in 2018 was $19,145, which is low income relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,580 for a family of four. However, Federalsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Federalsburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.51% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Federalsburg is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Federalsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Federalsburg residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Federalsburg include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Jamaican.

The most common language spoken in Federalsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include French Creole and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the neighborhood has more single mother households than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Federalsburg are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 29.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 25.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.7%), and 20.2% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Federalsburg, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.1%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (74.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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