Jarrettsville is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,978 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jarrettsville is the 166th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Jarrettsville 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, Jarrettsville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Jarrettsville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jarrettsville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jarrettsville who work in management occupations (16.73%), sales jobs (13.80%), and office and administrative support (11.10%).
Also of interest is that Jarrettsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Jarrettsville 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, Jarrettsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Jarrettsville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.79 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Jarrettsville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.12% of adults in Jarrettsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jarrettsville in 2010 was $33,647, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,588 for a family of four.
The people who call Jarrettsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jarrettsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Jarrettsville include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Jarrettsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.