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 13,792 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Havre de Grace is the 70th largest community in Maryland.

Havre de Grace is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (12.01%), office and administrative support (11.69%), and business and financial occupations (7.30%).

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.

Havre de Grace 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.

Havre de Grace is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.62% 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 2010 was $41,465, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $165,860 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.