Martin's Additions is a tiny village located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 982 people and just one neighborhood, Martin's Additions is the 228th largest community in Maryland. Martin's Additions has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Real Estate Prices
Martin's Additions home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Martin's Additions real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Martin's Additions is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 96.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Martin's Additions is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Martin's Additions who work in management occupations (22.03%), legal occupations (16.52%) and sales jobs (9.03%).
Of important note, Martin's Additions is also a village of artists. Martin's Additions has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Martin's Additions’s character.
Also of interest is that Martin's Additions has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 16.93% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
In addition, Martin's Additions is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Martin's Additions is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Martin's Additions really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Martin's Additions perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Martin's Additions, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Martin's Additions is a relatively small village. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.