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.
Pikesville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.19% 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 (13.85%), office and administrative support (11.40%), and management occupations (10.70%).
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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Pikesville 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 subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Pikesville area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Pikesville. 59.83% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pikesville in 2010 was $49,280, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,120 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 German, Polish, Irish, and African.
Pikesville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.53%.
The most common language spoken in Pikesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Russian.