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 3,958 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.

Sykesville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.01% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sykesville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sykesville who work in office and administrative support (12.27%), business and financial occupations (12.12%), and healthcare (9.97%).

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 33.71 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Sykesville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Sykesville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.77% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Sykesville in 2018 was $48,323, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $193,292 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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