Pikesville is a medium-sized town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 34,168 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Pikesville is the 31st largest community in Maryland.
Pikesville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pikesville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pikesville who work in healthcare (13.77%), management occupations (11.94%), and office and administrative support (10.71%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.17% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
If knowledge is power, Pikesville is a pretty powerful place. 61.36% of the adults in Pikesville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Pikesville in 2018 was $52,642, which is wealthy relative to Maryland and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $210,568 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 Russian, German, Polish, Ukrainian, and Eastern European.
The most common language spoken in Pikesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Spanish.