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Nanticoke, MD

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Overview


Nanticoke is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 209 people and just one neighborhood, Nanticoke is the 268th largest community in Maryland. Nanticoke has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Nanticoke is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Nanticoke is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nanticoke who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (43.64%), office and administrative support (40.91%), and management occupations (15.45%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Nanticoke’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Nanticoke 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 Nanticoke is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Nanticoke, the average commute to work is 56.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Nanticoke is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The education level of Nanticoke citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.80% of adults in Nanticoke have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Nanticoke in 2022 was $33,581, which is lower middle income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,324 for a family of four. However, Nanticoke contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Nanticoke is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Nanticoke home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nanticoke residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Nanticoke include German, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.

The most common language spoken in Nanticoke is English. Other important languages spoken here include French Creole and Langs. of India.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Nanticoke, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 98.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

People

If you are planning to retire in Maryland, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Maryland, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.5% of neighborhoods in MD. If a Maryland retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Nanticoke are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 56.4% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 30.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 24.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.4%), and 16.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.5%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Nanticoke, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (19.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.1%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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