Temple Hills, MD


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Temple Hills is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 8,254 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Temple Hills is the 97th largest community in Maryland.

Temple Hills is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.49% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Temple Hills is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Temple Hills who work in office and administrative support (19.27%), law enforcement and fire fighting (9.49%), and sales jobs (9.17%).

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

One downside of living in Temple Hills is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Temple Hills, the average commute to work is 39.58 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Despite being a small town, Temple Hills has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Temple Hills are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.40% of adults in Temple Hills having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Temple Hills in 2010 was $30,656, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,624 for a family of four. However, Temple Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Temple Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Temple Hills residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Temple Hills include British West Indian, Nigerian, English, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Temple Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.