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People

Total Population 4,429
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,405
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 45.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.1%
Median Earnings25+ $61,114
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $48,409

Wealth

Median Family Income $116,101
% Above Poverty Level 97%
% Below Poverty Level 3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,112
Median House Value $351,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.7%
US/American 0%
English 16.7%
Irish 17.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sykesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Columbia, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles W of Baltimore, Maryland
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 21784
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.373
Longitude -76.968

Sykesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WOODSTOCK
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Station WESTMINSTER POL BRKS
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
Station UNIONVILLE
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sykesville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Gaither (21784)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Columbia 103,055 $119,845
Mount Airy 9,353 $125,000
New Windsor 1,145 $80,250
Owings Mills 33,732 $75,323
Westminster 18,646 $75,076

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Sykesville High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

LIBERTY HIGH
5855 BARTHOLOW RD
410-751-3560
Serves 1,142 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

SOUTH CARROLL SR. HIGH
1300 W OLD LIBERTY RD
410-751-3575
Serves 1,139 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

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Historic Sykesville

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From Springfield church steps. ca. 1892

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From Springfield church steps. ca. 1892

Sykesville from hotel site. ca. 1892

The parsonage (Springfield) ca. 1892

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