Leonardtown is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 3,633 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Leonardtown is the 165th largest community in Maryland. Leonardtown 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 Leonardtown, where the median household income is $63,138.00.
Housing costs in Leonardtown 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.
Leonardtown is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Leonardtown is a town of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leonardtown who work in management occupations (15.73%), office and administrative support (14.19%), and architecture and engineering (11.27%).
Also of interest is that Leonardtown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Leonardtown citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.80% of adults in Leonardtown have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Leonardtown in 2010 was $32,981, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,924 for a family of four. However, Leonardtown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Leonardtown is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Leonardtown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leonardtown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Leonardtown include English, Irish, Italian, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Leonardtown is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Other Asian languages.