Parkville, MD

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Living in Parkville

Parkville is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 31,570 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Parkville is the 33rd largest community in Maryland.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Parkville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Parkville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Parkville who work in office and administrative support (15.28%), sales jobs (8.86%), and healthcare (7.22%).

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

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Parkville use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Parkville‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

In terms of college education, Parkville is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.29% of adults in Parkville have a college degree.

The per capita income in Parkville in 2018 was $31,990, which is lower middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,960 for a family of four. However, Parkville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Parkville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.