Hughesville is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,327 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hughesville is the 184th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Hughesville 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.
Hughesville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hughesville is a town of managers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hughesville who work in management occupations (13.05%), office and administrative support (12.23%), and business and financial occupations (10.51%).
Also of interest is that Hughesville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Hughesville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hughesville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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!) Hughesville 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. Hughesville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hughesville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hughesville may be for you.
In Hughesville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 41.56 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite being a small town, Hughesville has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Hughesville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.42% of adults in Hughesville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hughesville in 2018 was $61,577, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $246,308 for a family of four.
Hughesville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hughesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hughesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hughesville include German, Irish, Scottish, English, and European.
The most common language spoken in Hughesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Langs. of India.