Sykesville is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,335 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Sykesville is the 135th 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 89.57% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sykesville is a town of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sykesville who work in management occupations (13.91%), food service (12.02%), and teaching (12.02%).
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 Sykesville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.64 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Sykesville. 50.56% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Sykesville in 2018 was $42,769, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $171,076 for a family of four.
Sykesville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Sykesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.