Cockeysville, MD


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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 89.01% 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cockeysville who work in office and administrative support (10.76%), management occupations (10.51%), and sales jobs (10.49%).

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.

Of important note, Cockeysville is also a town of artists. Cockeysville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Cockeysville’s character.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Cockeysville use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Cockeysville‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The education level of Cockeysville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cockeysville, 47.23% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Cockeysville in 2010 was $37,250, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,000 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.

Cockeysville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.57%.

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