Taneytown is a somewhat small city located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 6,746 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Taneytown is the 108th largest community in Maryland.
Taneytown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Taneytown is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Taneytown who work in office and administrative support (14.07%), sales jobs (10.08%), and management occupations (9.03%).
Also of interest is that Taneytown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Taneytown, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.10 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Taneytown is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.72% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Taneytown in 2010 was $29,717, which is lower middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,868 for a family of four. However, Taneytown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Taneytown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Taneytown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Taneytown include English, Irish, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Taneytown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.