Sykesville, MD
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Living in Sykesville


Sykesville is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 3,957 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Sykesville is the 134th largest community in Maryland.

Sykesville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maryland, but Sykesville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Sykesville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sykesville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sykesville who work in management occupations (13.60%), office and administrative support (12.26%), and business and financial occupations (11.51%).

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

In addition, Sykesville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

In Sykesville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.09 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Sykesville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Sykesville, 49.60% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Sykesville in 2010 was $46,015, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $184,060 for a family of four.

The people who call Sykesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sykesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sykesville include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Sykesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.