Hanover, Maryland is a community of 13,000 people located in the Baltimore/Annapolis area. The two constituent neighborhoods are Shipley Corner and Jessup, and homes for sale include single family dwellings, townhouses, and condominiums. They range from older to newer construction, and the housing costs are higher than most other areas of the nation. The town is ethnically diverse, and is considered to be a white-collar town, with almost 90 percent of the workforce employed in professional positions.
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The population of Hanover is highly educated as a whole, with almost 40 percent of people holding a bachelor's or advanced degree. Many professionals take the train to their jobs in other communities or cities. Individuals who work in Hanover work for a variety of industries, such as public service, professional services, retail, and healthcare. There are also a number of people who are employed by the military. The public schools are some of the highest rated in the country, and many popular colleges and universities are only miles away. Although the community and surrounding areas are very focused on work and school, there are a lot of entertainment opportunities close by.
A retail/entertainment complex that is very trendy in the area is Arundel Mills. This place is home to over 220 stores, including a number of popular and well-known outlet retailers. It has a 24-screen theater complex, numerous restaurants, and six hotels. It also has Maryland Live!, which is a 380,000 sq ft casino with table games and slot machines. Another unique center is Savage Mill, which contains more than 175,000 sq feet of artist studios, craft galleries, specialty and antique shops, home furnishing stores, banquet facilities, and restaurants. For those who want to get out of town, Hanover is located about 15 minutes from the heart of Baltimore and 20 minutes from Washington, D.C. Both are easily accessed via public transportation.