Mardela Springs is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 348 people and just one neighborhood, Mardela Springs is the 256th largest community in Maryland. Mardela Springs has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Mardela Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mardela Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mardela Springs is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Mardela Springs who work in food service (16.91%), office and administrative support (15.44%) and sales jobs (12.50%).
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!) Mardela Springs 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. Mardela Springs has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mardela Springs than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mardela Springs may be for you.
One of the nice things about Mardela Springs is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Being a small town, Mardela Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.