Perryville 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 4,429 people and just one neighborhood, Perryville is the 136th largest community in Maryland.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Perryville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Perryville is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Perryville who work in office and administrative support (9.10%), healthcare (8.64%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (6.95%).
Also of interest is that Perryville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Perryville 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.
Even though Perryville is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.