Grasonville Real Estate

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    Overview

    Grasonville is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 3,489 people and just one neighborhood, Grasonville is the 153rd largest community in Maryland. There’s nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Grasonville, 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 Grasonville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Grasonville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Grasonville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $87,356.00.

    Housing costs in Grasonville 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.

    Occupations and Workforce

    Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grasonville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grasonville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grasonville who work in office and administrative support (11.07%), management occupations (11.07%), and sales jobs (9.45%).

    There are many members of the armed forces living in Grasonville. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services – even if they are not always in uniform.

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

    Setting & Lifestyle

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

    Grasonville is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

    In Grasonville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.36 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

    Grasonville Demographics

    The education level of Grasonville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.57% of adults in Grasonville have at least a bachelor’s degree.

    The per capita income in Grasonville in 2010 was $33,045, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,180 for a family of four. However, Grasonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

    (source: neighborhoodscout.com)