Grasonville is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 3,489 people and just one neighborhood, Grasonville is the 153rd largest community in Maryland. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Grasonville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Grasonville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Grasonville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Grasonville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $81,944.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Grasonville 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Grasonville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grasonville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grasonville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grasonville who work in office and administrative support (14.69%), management occupations (12.24%) and sales jobs (11.01%).
Grasonville is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Grasonville, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Also of interest is that Grasonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Grasonville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Grasonville 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, Grasonville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Grasonville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Grasonville 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.
One downside of living in Grasonville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.49 minutes every day commuting to work.