Huntingtown is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 3,311 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Huntingtown is the 155th largest community in Maryland.
Huntingtown home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Huntingtown real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Huntingtown is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Huntingtown is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntingtown who work in management occupations (18.67%), office and administrative support (17.09%), and business and financial occupations (11.38%).
Also of interest is that Huntingtown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Huntingtown is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Huntingtown really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Huntingtown perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Huntingtown, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 40.64 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite being a small town, Huntingtown has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Huntingtown are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.73% of adults in Huntingtown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Huntingtown in 2010 was $37,874, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,496 for a family of four.
Huntingtown is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Huntingtown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huntingtown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Huntingtown include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Huntingtown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.