Myersville is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 1,748 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Myersville is the 207th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Myersville are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.
Myersville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Myersville is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Myersville who work in management occupations (15.65%), business and financial occupations (13.93%), and office and administrative support (10.40%).
Also of interest is that Myersville 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: 13.22% 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.
Myersville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Myersville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Myersville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.63 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Myersville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Myersville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.78% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Myersville in 2018 was $41,868, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $167,472 for a family of four.
Myersville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Myersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Myersville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Myersville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Slavic.
The most common language spoken in Myersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.