Union Bridge, MD


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Union Bridge is a tiny town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 971 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Union Bridge is the 227th largest community in Maryland. Union Bridge has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Union Bridge is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Union Bridge is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Union Bridge who work in office and administrative support (13.90%), teaching (11.22%), and maintenance occupations (9.76%).

One downside of living in Union Bridge, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.52 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small town, Union Bridge does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Union Bridge is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.39% of adults 25 and older in Union Bridge have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Union Bridge in 2010 was $22,349, which is low income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,396 for a family of four. However, Union Bridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Union Bridge is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Union Bridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Union Bridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Union Bridge include Irish, English, Italian, and Israeli.

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