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 (12.44%), sales jobs (11.45%), and management occupations (8.33%).

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.

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.

The education level of Cockeysville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cockeysville, 46.15% 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 2018 was $37,365, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,460 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 13.79% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cockeysville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

In addition, Cockeysville has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.22%).

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