Catonsville is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 42,698 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Catonsville is the 17th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Catonsville 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.
Catonsville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Catonsville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Catonsville who work in office and administrative support (14.24%), management occupations (11.39%), and sales jobs (10.68%).
Also of interest is that Catonsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Catonsville is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Catonsville enrolled in college, Catonsville has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
The citizens of Catonsville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.91% of adults in Catonsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Catonsville in 2010 was $36,570, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,280 for a family of four. However, Catonsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Catonsville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Catonsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Catonsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Catonsville include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Catonsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.