Traditional small-town life in an unspoiled locale

Welcome to Easton

Small-town life thrives in Easton, Maryland. Quaint charm, peaceful residential neighborhoods, locally owned businesses, and fun attractions are all key characteristics found here. Only one major road runs through town, which keeps the area quiet and relatively unspoiled. It is located roughly 30 minutes from the border of Delaware and under an hour from Annapolis.


Although set away from major cities, Easton offers residents all of the conveniences you could possibly need or want. There is a balanced mix of big box stores, local restaurants, schools, things to do, and essential services. This area is all-encompassing, giving residents few reasons to leave town.


What locals really love about the area is its appealing homes. For an average of around $432,000, you can purchase a stunning suburban property with a sprawling lot. Many homes are between 3-4 bedrooms, with well over 2,000 square feet of space. Both the interiors and exteriors of properties around town have been well-maintained and kept up-to-date.


What to Love

  • Spacious suburban homes on large lots
  • Traditional, community-centric neighborhoods
  • All-encompassing locale with every convenience
  • Coined with the nickname “Most Charming Small Town

People & Lifestyle

Easton is an ideal place to live for those who desire a relaxed pace of life. The area truly represents suburban living at its best. People are friendly and helpful, and there is a distinct community feel.


The close proximity to schools, large homes, and an abundant list of things to do and see make the area particularly suitable for families. It is a wonderful place for children to grow up, which is why so many people choose to settle down in Easton.


Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Residents of Easton never have to venture more than a few minutes from home to find exactly what they need. You can quickly and easily pick up groceries, get the kids to school, and find a fantastic restaurant for date night. Everything you need is a quick drive away.


Need to run some errands? Along Marlboro Ave, you can visit places such as Easton Eye Care, Sherwin-Williams Paint Store, Shore United Bank, and ACME Market. Along N Washington Street, be sure to stop by favorite retailers such as Talbots, Goodwill, and NAPA Auto Parts. Traveling through town, you’ll continue to find ample spots to shop.


When it is time to take a night off from cooking, be sure to visit some of the delicious local establishments in the area. Resident favorites include Out of the Fire, Banning’s Tavern, Doc’s Downtown Grille, and RUDE BBQ.


Things to Do

On top of all of the options for shopping and dining, you’ll never run out of things to do in Easton. The area is known for its many yearly events, as well as its serene nature spots.


Check the town calendar for some of Easton’s top festivals and events. Don’t miss the Easton Farmers Market, the Easton Holiday Parade, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, or Chesapeake Fire & Ice.


Enjoy all things arts and culture? Make a stop at Academy Art Museum, where you can tour world-class permanent and rotating exhibits. Need somewhere to enjoy the day’s gorgeous weather? Idlewild Park is the go-to spot of choice in all of Easton. Also, for those over the age of 21, don’t miss out on trying locally produced wines at Far Eastern Shore Winery.



Easton is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

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Overview for Easton, MD

16,912 people live in Easton, where the median age is 43.3 and the average individual income is $40,265. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

43.3 years

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Schools in Easton, MD

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The following schools are within or nearby Easton. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Chesapeake Christian School
PreK - 12th
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Ss Peter & Paul High School
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Saints Peter & Paul Elementary School
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9th - 12th
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Demographics and Employment Data for Easton, MD

Easton has 7,014 households, with an average household size of 2.36. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Easton do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,912 people call Easton home. The population density is 1,475.72 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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46.39 / 53.61%

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