Cockeysville is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 21,341 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Cockeysville is the 50th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Cockeysville 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.
Cockeysville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cockeysville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cockeysville who work in office and administrative support (12.27%), sales jobs (10.46%), and management occupations (9.01%).
Also of interest is that Cockeysville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
For the size of the town, public transportation in Cockeysville is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Cockeysville, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The citizens of Cockeysville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.05% of adults in Cockeysville 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 Cockeysville in 2010 was $35,007, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $140,028 for a family of four. However, Cockeysville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cockeysville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cockeysville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cockeysville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Cockeysville include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Cockeysville's cultural character, accounting for 19.52% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Cockeysville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.