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 21,133 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 88.02% 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 (15.14%), office and administrative support (11.91%), and sales jobs (9.34%).
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.
One of the nice things about Millersville 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.
In Millersville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.59 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
For the size of the town, public transportation in Millersville is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Millersville, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The citizens of Millersville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.18% of adults in Millersville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Millersville in 2010 was $46,146, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $184,584 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Millersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.