Sykesville, MD
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Sykesville is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,412 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Sykesville is the 134th largest community in Maryland.

Housing costs in Sykesville 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.

Unlike some towns, Sykesville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sykesville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (15.98%), office and administrative support (10.66%), and food service (9.69%).

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.

One downside of living in Sykesville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.25 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Sykesville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.03% of adults in Sykesville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sykesville in 2010 was $40,249, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $160,996 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sykesville include Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.

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