Walkersville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 6,415 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Walkersville is the 120th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Walkersville 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.
Walkersville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.84% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Walkersville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walkersville who work in management occupations (15.01%), office and administrative support (14.98%), and sales jobs (8.01%).
Also of interest is that Walkersville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Walkersville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Walkersville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Walkersville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Walkersville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.30 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The population of Walkersville 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: 35.14% of adults in Walkersville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Walkersville in 2018 was $41,380, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $165,520 for a family of four. However, Walkersville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Walkersville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Walkersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walkersville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Walkersville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Walkersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.