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. Much of the housing stock in Leonardtown was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Leonardtown economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. 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.
In terms of college education, Leonardtown is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.80% of adults in Leonardtown have a college degree.
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.