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.
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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Cockeysville is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Cockeysville area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Cockeysville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.05% of adults in Cockeysville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
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.
In addition, Cockeysville has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.52%).
The most common language spoken in Cockeysville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.