Annapolis is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 40,812 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Annapolis is the 21st largest community in Maryland.
Annapolis home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Annapolis real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Annapolis is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Annapolis is a city of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Annapolis who work in management occupations (13.15%), sales jobs (10.56%), and business and financial occupations (8.16%).
Of important note, Annapolis is also a city of artists. Annapolis has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Annapolis’s character.
Also of interest is that Annapolis has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Annapolis telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.77% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Annapolis 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.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Annapolis is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Annapolis, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Annapolis is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.97% of adults in Annapolis 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 Annapolis in 2018 was $48,012, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $192,048 for a family of four. However, Annapolis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Annapolis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Annapolis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Annapolis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Annapolis also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Annapolis include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Annapolis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.