Pikesville, MD

Pikesville profile

Living in Pikesville

Pikesville is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 31,601 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Pikesville is the 32nd largest community in Maryland.

Housing costs in Pikesville 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.

Pikesville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.31% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pikesville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pikesville who work in healthcare (13.58%), office and administrative support (10.91%), and management occupations (10.49%).

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

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

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Pikesville use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Pikesville‘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.

If knowledge is power, Pikesville is a pretty powerful place. 64.90% of the adults in Pikesville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Pikesville in 2018 was $52,983, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $211,932 for a family of four. However, Pikesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pikesville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pikesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pikesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pikesville include Russian, German, Polish, Eastern European, and African.

In addition, Pikesville has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.56%).

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