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. Hughesville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Hughesville, where the median household income is $126,838.
Hughesville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Hughesville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hughesville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.62% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hughesville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hughesville who work in sales jobs (15.75%), office and administrative support (14.02%) and management occupations (13.74%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Hughesville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.17% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Hughesville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Hughesville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hughesville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hughesville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hughesville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hughesville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hughesville may be for you.
One downside of living in Hughesville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 42.94 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.
In Hughesville, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Hughesville is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The overall education level of Hughesville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.96% 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 2010 was $50,970, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,880 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, English, Italian, Irish, Scottish and Lebanese.
The most common language spoken in Hughesville is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||869|
|HUGHESVILLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||77.18%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||22.82%|
|TYPE OF HUGHESVILLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||94.30%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.91%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.80%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF HUGHESVILLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||23.49%|
|AGE OF HUGHESVILLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||43.40%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||34.56%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||8.95%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||13.09%|
|HUGHESVILLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$442,929|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,044|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||2.93%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.00%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||0.00%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||15.23%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||42.46%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||24.45%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||14.93%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF HUGHESVILLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.56%|
|5 TO 17||17.06%|
|18 TO 24||9.19%|
|25 TO 34||9.51%|
|35 TO 54||32.59%|
|55 TO 64||16.20%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.90%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||87.78%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$126,838|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$50,970|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||9.83%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Public Service (18.81%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.53%)
Real estate (7.29%)
Information Technology (2.98%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||17.53%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||8.80%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||1.29%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (22.77%)
French Canadian (2.97%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (96.89%)
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