Upper Marlboro, MD

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Living in Upper Marlboro

Upper Marlboro is a tiny town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 673 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Upper Marlboro is the 244th largest community in Maryland.

Unlike some towns, Upper Marlboro isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Upper Marlboro are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Upper Marlboro is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Upper Marlboro who work in management occupations (15.06%), office and administrative support (13.58%), and teaching (7.65%).

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

One downside of living in Upper Marlboro, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.29 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.

Despite being a small town, Upper Marlboro 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 population of Upper Marlboro 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: 39.96% of adults in Upper Marlboro have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Upper Marlboro in 2010 was $42,449, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $169,796 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Upper Marlboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.