Keymar is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 1,427 people and just one neighborhood, Keymar is the 209th largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Keymar was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Keymar is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Keymar is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Keymar who work in office and administrative support (15.24%), management occupations (11.47%) and sales jobs (8.39%).
A relatively large number of people in Keymar telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.31% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Keymar 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. Keymar has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Keymar than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Keymar may be for you.
In Keymar, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.99 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.