Princess Anne 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 3,513 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Princess Anne is the 156th largest community in Maryland.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Princess Anne is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Princess Anne is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Princess Anne who work in maintenance occupations (13.27%), office and administrative support (12.69%), and food service (10.82%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Princess Anne, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Princess Anne provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
One of the nice things about Princess Anne is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In terms of college education, Princess Anne is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.92% of adults 25 and older in Princess Anne have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Princess Anne in 2018 was $15,956, which is low income relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,824 for a family of four.
Princess Anne is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Princess Anne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Princess Anne residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Princess Anne include Turkish, African, Irish, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Princess Anne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and French.