Hughesville is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,327 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hughesville is the 184th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Hughesville 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.
Unlike some towns, Hughesville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hughesville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hughesville is a town of managers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hughesville who work in management occupations (13.05%), office and administrative support (12.23%), and business and financial occupations (10.51%).
Also of interest is that Hughesville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Hughesville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Hughesville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Hughesville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Hughesville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hughesville is worth considering.
One downside of living in Hughesville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 41.56 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Hughesville is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The overall education level of Hughesville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.42% of adults in Hughesville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hughesville in 2018 was $61,577, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $246,308 for a family of four.
Hughesville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hughesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hughesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hughesville include German, Irish, Scottish, English, and European.
The most common language spoken in Hughesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Langs. of India.