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 87.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Owings Mills is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Owings Mills who work in healthcare (10.71%), sales jobs (8.86%), and office and administrative support (8.78%).

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.

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

In Owings Mills, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.13 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

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.

The citizens of Owings Mills are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.65% of adults in Owings Mills have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Owings Mills in 2018 was $36,414, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,656 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, Nigerian, and English.

In addition, Owings Mills has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (24.74%).

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