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 13,504 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Havre de Grace is the 70th largest community in Maryland.
Havre de Grace is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Havre de Grace is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Havre de Grace who work in office and administrative support (15.31%), management occupations (14.19%), and sales jobs (8.15%).
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.
The population of Havre de Grace is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.69% of adults in Havre de Grace have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Havre de Grace in 2010 was $38,281, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $153,124 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Havre de Grace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.