Stevensville is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 6,930 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Stevensville is the 107th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Stevensville 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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Stevensville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stevensville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stevensville who work in office and administrative support (16.40%), sales jobs (10.82%), and management occupations (10.30%).
Stevensville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Stevensville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Stevensville 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.
In Stevensville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.29 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The population of Stevensville is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.75% of adults in Stevensville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Stevensville in 2010 was $40,047, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $160,188 for a family of four.
The people who call Stevensville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stevensville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Stevensville include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Stevensville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.