St. Leonard is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 756 people and two constituent neighborhoods, St. Leonard is the 235th largest community in Maryland. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in St. Leonard, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to St. Leonard, and putting down their money on brand new construction. St. Leonard’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. St. Leonard does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $97,404.
Housing costs in St. Leonard 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.
St. Leonard is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.37% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, St. Leonard is a town of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Leonard who work in business and financial occupations (13.94%), sales jobs (11.50%) and personal care services (11.50%).
Also of interest is that St. Leonard 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 St. Leonard telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.98% 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.
Because of many things, St. Leonard is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, St. Leonard really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is St. Leonard perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One of the nice things about St. Leonard 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.
One downside of living in St. Leonard, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 41.82 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of St. Leonard rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.25% of adults 25 and older in St. Leonard have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in St. Leonard in 2010 was $48,060, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,240 for a family of four. However, St. Leonard contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call St. Leonard home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Leonard residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in St. Leonard include English, Irish, German, Danish, Italian and Greek.
The most common language spoken in St. Leonard is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
|ST. LEONARD INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||196|
|ST. LEONARD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||77.55%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||22.45%|
|TYPE OF ST. LEONARD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||87.25%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.00%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.18%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF ST. LEONARD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||27.55%|
|AGE OF ST. LEONARD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||56.12%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||26.02%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||12.76%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.10%|
|ST. LEONARD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$419,105|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,366|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||0.00%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||0.00%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||0.00%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||5.26%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||62.50%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||23.03%|
|$581,001 - $872,000||9.21%|
|$872,001 - $1,162,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF ST. LEONARD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||10.98%|
|5 TO 17||23.52%|
|18 TO 24||9.76%|
|25 TO 34||8.71%|
|35 TO 54||26.31%|
|55 TO 64||7.32%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.41%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.06%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$97,404|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$48,060|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||0.00%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Public Service (23.34%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.32%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.75%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.00%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.49%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (27.70%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (95.30%)
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