Marydel is a tiny town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 134 people and just one neighborhood, Marydel is the 262nd largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Marydel 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, Marydel isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Marydel are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Marydel is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marydel who work in maintenance occupations (36.46%), office and administrative support (9.38%) and teaching (7.29%).
Of important note, Marydel is also a town of artists. Marydel has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Marydel’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Marydel, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 45.65 minutes every day commuting to work.
Marydel is a very car-oriented town. 96.74% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Marydel is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Marydel has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small town, Marydel does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.