Severn is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 44,231 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Severn is the 16th largest community in Maryland.

Housing costs in Severn 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.

Severn is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.83% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Severn is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Severn who work in office and administrative support (15.39%), management occupations (11.86%) and computer science and math (9.60%).

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


Like elsewhere in America, most people in Severn use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Severn‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

Severn Information and Demographics

The population of Severn is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.66% of adults in Severn have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Severn in 2010 was $37,850, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,400 for a family of four. However, Severn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.


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Data last updated: Nov 17, 2019 7:41:pm.