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Severn, MD
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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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Severn is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Severn who work in management occupations (11.35%), computer science and math (11.32%), and office and administrative support (9.78%).

There are many members of the armed forces living in Severn. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.

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.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Severn is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Severn, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Severn is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.08% of adults in Severn have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Severn in 2018 was $45,031, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $180,124 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.