Middle River, MD

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Living in Middle River

Middle River is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 25,876 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Middle River is the 43rd largest community in Maryland.

Unlike some towns, Middle River isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Middle River are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Middle River is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Middle River who work in office and administrative support (13.98%), sales jobs (8.19%), and management occupations (7.42%).

Also of interest is that Middle River has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Middle River is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

In Middle River, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.00 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Middle River is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.28% of adults 25 and older in Middle River have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Middle River in 2018 was $26,962, which is low income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,848 for a family of four. However, Middle River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Middle River is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Middle River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Middle River residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Middle River include German, Irish, Italian, African, and English.

The most common language spoken in Middle River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.