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 669 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, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Upper Marlboro who work in office and administrative support (18.14%), management occupations (14.56%), and sales jobs (10.02%).

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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Upper Marlboro, the average commute to work is 37.25 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.

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

Upper Marlboro is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.75% of adults in Upper Marlboro have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Upper Marlboro in 2010 was $41,793, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $167,172 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 English, Irish, European, and Italian.

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