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Severn, MD
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Severn profile

Living in Severn

Severn is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 57,118 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Severn is the 15th largest community in Maryland.

Housing costs in Severn are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.

Severn is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Severn, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

Also of interest is that Severn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Severn telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.18% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The citizens of Severn are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.35% of adults in Severn have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Severn in 2018 was $48,507, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $194,028 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Severn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.