Halethorpe is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 31,887 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Halethorpe is the 31st largest community in Maryland.
Halethorpe is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Halethorpe is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Halethorpe who work in office and administrative support (15.20%), sales jobs (9.37%), and food service (7.55%).
Also of interest is that Halethorpe has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Halethorpe use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Halethorpe‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The education level of Halethorpe citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.80% of adults 25 and older in Halethorpe have a college degree.
The per capita income in Halethorpe in 2010 was $28,095, which is lower middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,380 for a family of four. However, Halethorpe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Halethorpe is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Halethorpe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Halethorpe residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Halethorpe also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.39% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Halethorpe include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Halethorpe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.