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 90.79% 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 (13.24%), management occupations (12.73%), and office and administrative support (10.86%).
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.
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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Pikesville. 56.35% 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 $49,167, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $196,668 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 Eastern European.
Pikesville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.96%.
The most common language spoken in Pikesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.