Clarksburg, MD
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Living in Clarksburg


Clarksburg is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 14,526 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clarksburg is the 67th largest community in Maryland. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Clarksburg, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Clarksburg, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Clarksburg’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Clarksburg does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $147,070.00.

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

Clarksburg is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Clarksburg is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarksburg who work in computer science and math (16.47%), management occupations (13.99%), and business and financial occupations (10.32%).

Also of interest is that Clarksburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Clarksburg has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Because of many things, Clarksburg is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Clarksburg 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, Clarksburg has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Clarksburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Clarksburg is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Clarksburg, the average commute to work is 39.15 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.

Despite being a small town, Clarksburg 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.

If knowledge is power, Clarksburg is a pretty powerful place. 69.43% of the adults in Clarksburg have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Clarksburg in 2018 was $48,432, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $193,728 for a family of four.

Clarksburg is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Clarksburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clarksburg residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Clarksburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.27% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clarksburg include Irish, German, English, Nigerian, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Clarksburg's cultural character, accounting for 33.16% of the town’s population.

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


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