Temple Hills, MD

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Living in Temple Hills

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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 (15.83%), sales jobs (9.75%), and business and financial occupations (6.62%).

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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.15 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Temple Hills, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Temple Hills is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Temple Hills citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.98% of adults 25 and older in Temple Hills have a college degree.

The per capita income in Temple Hills in 2018 was $31,778, which is lower middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,112 for a family of four. However, Temple Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Temple Hills is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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. Temple Hills also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.83% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Temple Hills include African, Irish, French, German, and Portuguese.

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