Upper Marlboro is a tiny town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 673 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Upper Marlboro is the 244th largest community in Maryland.
Upper Marlboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Upper Marlboro is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Upper Marlboro who work in management occupations (18.40%), office and administrative support (11.90%), and business and financial occupations (7.36%).
Also of interest is that Upper Marlboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Upper Marlboro is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
One downside of living in Upper Marlboro, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.31 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Upper Marlboro is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Upper Marlboro is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.71% of adults in Upper Marlboro 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 Upper Marlboro in 2018 was $42,527, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $170,108 for a family of four.
Upper Marlboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Upper Marlboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Upper Marlboro residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Upper Marlboro include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Upper Marlboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Russian.