Cockeysville, MD

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Living in Cockeysville

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.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cockeysville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cockeysville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cockeysville who work in office and administrative support (12.08%), sales jobs (10.80%), and management occupations (9.32%).

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.

Cockeysville, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the town.

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 taxis. For Cockeysville, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Cockeysville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.85% 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 2018 was $39,560, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $158,240 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. Cockeysville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.12% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cockeysville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

Cockeysville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.95%.

The most common language spoken in Cockeysville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.