Owings Mills, MD

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Living in Owings Mills

Owings Mills is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 31,530 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Owings Mills is the 34th largest community in Maryland.

Owings Mills is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Owings Mills is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Owings Mills who work in office and administrative support (11.13%), sales jobs (10.15%), and healthcare (9.60%).

Also of interest is that Owings Mills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Owings Mills is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Owings Mills, the average commute to work is 33.75 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

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

Owings Mills is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.45% of adults in Owings Mills 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 Owings Mills in 2010 was $34,512, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,048 for a family of four. However, Owings Mills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Owings Mills is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Owings Mills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Owings Mills residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Owings Mills include African, German, Irish, English, and Nigerian.

Owings Mills also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 23.53%.

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