Glen Burnie is a small city in Maryland with approximately 69,000 residents. With an average age of just over 38, the city's residents are younger than most cities in Maryland. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 41% of residents rent. The average rent of $1,268 per month is a bit below the state average.
With an average commute time of about 30 minutes, quicker than most cities in the state, Glen Burnie residents are well aware that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (47%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Not many residents walk to work.
There are three primary industries in Glen Burnie: healthcare, retail, and public administration. Combined, these industries account for 22% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 10% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of just over $77K, Glen Burnie workers earn around $16,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. However, Glen Burnie compares more favorably to the national average ($73,345). Glen Burnie has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 who possess an Associate's degree (5%) compared to the state average. In addition, 16% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.