North East is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 3,642 people and two constituent neighborhoods, North East is the 152nd largest community in Maryland.
North East is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, North East is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North East who work in office and administrative support (13.21%), sales jobs (11.30%), and food service (8.05%).
Also of interest is that North East has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
North East 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 North East, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.46 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, North East doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, North East is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.71% of adults 25 and older in North East have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in North East in 2018 was $29,026, 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 $116,104 for a family of four. However, North East contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North East is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call North East home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North East residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North East include German, Irish, English, European, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in North East is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Polish.