Snow Hill 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 2,086 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Snow Hill is the 188th largest community in Maryland. Snow Hill has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Snow Hill is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Snow Hill is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Snow Hill who work in office and administrative support (17.03%), food service (9.85%), and sales jobs (9.58%).
Snow Hill 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.
Despite the fact that it is a small town, Snow Hill has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.
The citizens of Snow Hill are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.24% of adults in Snow Hill having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Snow Hill in 2010 was $19,853, which is low income relative to Maryland, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,412 for a family of four. However, Snow Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Snow Hill is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Snow Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Snow Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Snow Hill include German, English, Scottish, and Lithuanian.
The most common language spoken in Snow Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.