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Pittsville - Willards, MD

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Overview


Pittsville - Willards is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 5,254 people and just one neighborhood, Pittsville - Willards is the 119th largest community in Maryland.

Occupations and Workforce

Pittsville - Willards is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pittsville - Willards is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Pittsville - Willards who work in office and administrative support (13.71%), sales jobs (11.58%), and teaching (7.51%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Demographics

In Pittsville - Willards, just 11.15% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Pittsville - Willards in 2022 was $32,060, which is low income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,240 for a family of four. However, Pittsville - Willards contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pittsville - Willards is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pittsville - Willards home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pittsville - Willards residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pittsville - Willards include English, Irish, German, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Pittsville - Willards is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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 Pittsville - Willards, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Pittsville - Willards are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 24.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 29.4% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.6%), and 15.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Pittsville - Willards, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.8%), and residents who report German roots (8.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (4.8%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.3%) 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 (8.7%) . 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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