Millersville 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 21,450 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Millersville is the 51st largest community in Maryland.
Millersville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Millersville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Millersville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Millersville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Millersville who work in management occupations (15.04%), office and administrative support (12.82%), and sales jobs (10.33%).
Also of interest is that Millersville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Millersville 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, Millersville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Millersville 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.
Millersville 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Millersville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.79 minutes every day commuting to work.
If knowledge is power, Millersville is a pretty powerful place. 51.09% of the adults in Millersville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Millersville in 2010 was $50,662, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $202,648 for a family of four.
Millersville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Millersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Millersville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Millersville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Millersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.