Upperco is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,567 people and just one neighborhood, Upperco is the 133rd largest community in Maryland.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Upperco 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Upperco is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Upperco is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Upperco who work in management occupations (16.27%), office and administrative support (11.22%) and sales jobs (10.44%).
Also of interest is that Upperco has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.31% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Upperco has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Upperco has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Upperco than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Upperco may be for you.
One downside of living in Upperco is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Upperco, the average commute to work is 30.74 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.