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Towson is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 56,698 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Towson is the 13th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Towson 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.
Towson is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Towson is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Towson who work in management occupations (14.58%), sales jobs (12.42%) and office and administrative support (10.92%).
Also of interest is that Towson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Towson is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Towson enrolled in college, Towson has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Not only is Towson a town with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, shaping the character of the town into a place that is geared toward, and considered attractive to, many single, educated people. Many singles consider Towson a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Towson use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Towson‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
If knowledge is power, Towson is a pretty powerful place. 62.07% of the adults in Towson have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Towson in 2010 was $39,010, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,040 for a family of four. However, Towson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Towson is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Towson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Towson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Towson include German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Towson is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||20,976|
|TOWSON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||49.98%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||50.02%|
|TYPE OF TOWSON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||36.93%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||22.68%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.06%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||34.26%|
|SIZE OF TOWSON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.78%|
|AGE OF TOWSON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.49%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||28.59%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||50.58%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||13.34%|
|TOWSON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$348,200|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,421|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||1.78%|
|$52,001 - $105,000||0.67%|
|$105,001 - $210,000||9.08%|
|$210,001 - $314,000||33.04%|
|$314,001 - $419,000||22.43%|
|$419,001 - $524,000||13.49%|
|$524,001 - $786,000||12.95%|
|$786,001 - $1,048,000||3.67%|
|PEOPLE OF TOWSON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.62%|
|5 TO 17||12.80%|
|18 TO 24||22.05%|
|25 TO 34||10.99%|
|35 TO 54||23.88%|
|55 TO 64||10.40%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.26%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.74%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$74,916|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$39,010|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||11.55%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (17.39%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.79%)
Public Service (6.17%)
Information Technology (2.60%)
Real estate (2.32%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||11.64%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.10%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.57%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.09%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.75%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (19.12%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.31%)
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