Hanover is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 15,739 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hanover is the 64th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Hanover 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.
Hanover is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.31% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hanover is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hanover who work in management occupations (13.22%), office and administrative support (12.69%), and computer science and math (12.64%).
Hanover is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Hanover, 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 Hanover has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Despite being a small town, Hanover has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Hanover are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.94% of adults in Hanover have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hanover in 2010 was $40,762, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $163,048 for a family of four.
Hanover is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hanover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hanover residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hanover include English, Irish, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Hanover is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.