Arnold, MD
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Living in Arnold


Arnold is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 24,124 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Arnold is the 47th largest community in Maryland.

Arnold home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Arnold real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Arnold is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Arnold is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arnold who work in management occupations (16.32%), sales jobs (11.81%), and teaching (10.17%).

Also of interest is that Arnold 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: 8.16% 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.

Because of many things, Arnold is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Arnold a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Arnold has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Arnold’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Arnold is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Arnold is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Arnold, the average commute to work is 32.03 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Arnold. 55.56% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Arnold in 2018 was $53,201, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $212,804 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Arnold is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.