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.
Upper Marlboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.25 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 education level of Upper Marlboro ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Upper Marlboro, 41.75% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
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.