Havre de Grace, MD

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Living in Havre de Grace

Havre de Grace is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 14,018 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Havre de Grace is the 70th largest community in Maryland.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Havre de Grace is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Havre de Grace is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Havre de Grace who work in management occupations (11.69%), office and administrative support (11.19%), and teaching (7.91%).

Also of interest is that Havre de Grace has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One of the nice things about Havre de Grace is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Havre de Grace is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.22% of adults in Havre de Grace 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 Havre de Grace in 2018 was $43,572, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $174,288 for a family of four. However, Havre de Grace contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Havre de Grace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.