Savage is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 7,542 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Savage is the 93rd largest community in Maryland.
Unlike some towns, Savage isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Savage are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Savage is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Savage who work in computer science and math (13.92%), office and administrative support (12.88%), and community and social services (8.78%).
Also of interest is that Savage has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.77% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Even though Savage is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Savage is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.83% of adults in Savage have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Savage in 2018 was $42,036, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $168,144 for a family of four.
Savage is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Savage home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Savage residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Savage include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Savage is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.