Queenstown is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 656 people and just one neighborhood, Queenstown is the 239th largest community in Maryland.
Real Estate Prices
Queenstown home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Queenstown real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Queenstown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Queenstown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Queenstown is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Queenstown who work in office and administrative support (15.38%), management occupations (14.56%) and sales jobs (10.44%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Queenstown has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, Queenstown is also a town of artists. Queenstown has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Queenstown’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Queenstown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Queenstown a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Queenstown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Queenstown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Queenstown 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
One downside of living in Queenstown is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Queenstown, the average commute to work is 32.90 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.