Sykesville, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 3,941 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 1,863  (47.3%)
Females: 2,078  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 21784.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $103,868 (it was $66,551 in 2000)
Sykesville:

$103,868
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,625 (it was $24,395 in 2000)

Sykesville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $364,947 (it was $177,000 in 2000)
Sykesville:

$364,947
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $354,155; detached houses: $357,727; townhouses or other attached units: $242,779

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,251.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sykesville: 130.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.5%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Sykesville, MD (2010)
    • 3,60781.3%White alone
    • 53011.9%Black alone
    • 1202.7%Hispanic
    • 1122.5%Asian alone
    • 581.3%Two or more races
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.07%Other race alone

Races in Sykesville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Sykesville, Maryland as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sykesville is 249 to 1.


Crime rates in Sykesville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(67.5)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(179.8)
2
(44.9)
1
(22.2)
2
(45.0)
2
(45.0)
2
(44.6)
1
(22.3)
2
(44.6)
3
(67.4)
2
(45.0)
0
(0.0)
14
(317.5)
31
(786.8)
44
(1,116)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(112.4)
9
(202.2)
10
(222.3)
19
(427.5)
8
(180.0)
2
(44.6)
7
(156.3)
9
(200.8)
4
(89.8)
2
(45.0)
8
(180.5)
12
(272.2)
20
(507.6)
3
(76.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(516.9)
21
(471.7)
32
(711.3)
52
(1,170)
43
(967.6)
44
(980.2)
41
(915.6)
35
(780.9)
16
(359.3)
18
(404.8)
30
(676.7)
23
(521.7)
11
(279.2)
10
(253.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.5)
3
(67.5)
5
(112.5)
3
(66.8)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(89.8)
1
(22.5)
3
(67.7)
3
(68.0)
2
(50.8)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(179.8)
2
(44.9)
5
(111.1)
7
(157.5)
4
(90.0)
2
(44.6)
1
(22.3)
2
(44.6)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
3
(76.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)64.548.769.8111.476.156.653.860.948.130.145.1108.9208.1238.8

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City-data.com crime index in Sykesville, MD

Crime rate in Sykesville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Maryland average:

2.68
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Ancestries: German (18.7%), American (16.9%), Italian (11.8%), English (9.2%), Irish (7.5%), Polish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 541 feet

Land area: 1.60 square miles.

Population density: 2,461 people per square mile   (low).

Sykesville, Maryland map

60 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,261 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,197 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ellicott City, MD (10.4 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (19.5 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (106.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Eldersburg, MD (1.5 miles ),
Randallstown, MD (3.1 miles ),
Mount Airy, MD (3.1 miles ),
Owings Mills, MD (3.2 miles ),
Reisterstown, MD (3.2 miles ),
Ellicott City, MD (3.2 miles ),
Milford Mill, MD (3.4 miles ),
Garrison, MD (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.37 N, Longitude: 76.97 W

Area codes: 443, 410

Distribution of median household income in Sykesville, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sykesville, MD in 2017

Property values in Sykesville, MD

Sykesville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Maryland:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,855 (+79.2%).
Most common industries in Sykesville, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.5%)
  • Public administration (11.4%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.1%)
  • Public administration (12.0%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.0%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Sykesville, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Engineers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Engineers (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Financial managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Sykesville, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sykesville, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 88.0. This is about average.

City:

88.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.231. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.231
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.140. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.140
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.21
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sykesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/19/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Sykesville town center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 tornado 12.4 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sykesville-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 232.3 miles away from Sykesville center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from Sykesville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 268.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 344.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sykesville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sykesville:

  • SPRINGFIELD HOSPITAL CENTER (6655 SYKESVILLE ROAD)
  • BRINTON WOODS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1442 BUCKHORN ROAD)
  • COPPER RIDGE (710 OBRECHT ROAD)
  • FAIRHAVEN, INC. (7200 THIRD AVENUE)
  • GOLDEN AGE GUEST HOME (1442 BUCKHORN ROAD)
  • SYKESVILLE ELDERCARE CENTER (7312 FIRST AVENUE)
  • TRANSITIONS HEALTHCARE AT SYKESVILLE (7309 SECOND AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Sykesville:

  • 20 miles: BALTIMORE (1500 N. CHARLES ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: BWI AIRPORT RAIL STATION (BALTIMORE, AMTRAK WAY) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sykesville:

  • Carroll Community College (about 12 miles; Westminster, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,682)
  • Howard Community College (about 13 miles; Columbia, MD; FT enrollment: 6,528)
  • McDaniel College (about 15 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Stevenson University (about 15 miles; Stevenson, MD; FT enrollment: 3,862)
  • University of Maryland-Baltimore County (about 17 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 11,160)
  • Baltimore City Community College (about 17 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 3,560)
  • Coppin State University (about 18 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 2,900)

Public high schools in Sykesville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sykesville:

Private elementary/middle school in Sykesville:

  • FRIENDSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 4, Location: 6505 RIDENOUR WAY E STE 1B, Grades: 7)
See full list of schools located in Sykesville

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Century High School in Sykesville/Eldersburg should be added to the city-data website.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sykesville: Sykesville Town Hall (A), Continuum Care at Sykesville Nursing Home (B), Sykesville Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sykesville include: Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Church (A), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (B), Springfield Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Springfield Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sykesville include: Millard Cooper Park (1), Sykesville Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Sykesville Gate House Musuem (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7283 Cooper Drive).

Birthplace of: Frank Brown (governor) - Politician.

Carroll County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sykesville and their reported violations in the past:

SPRINGFIELD HOSPITAL DISTRIBUTION (Population served: 1,500, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GAITHER MANOR APARTMENTS (Address: 7430 GAITHER ROAD , Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-10-2013 to SEP-10-2013)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
GROW LEARN & PLAY CENTER (SUNSHINE KIDS) (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-10-2013 to MAR-26-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-10-2009 to DEC-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-08-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from DEC-11-2006 to DEC-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008), St Intentional no-action (MAY-22-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
WINFIELD INN (Address: 1616 WEST OLD LIBERTY ROAD , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2011)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2006)
BRINTON WOODS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Population served: 56, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WHITE ROCK UMC (Address: 6300 WHITE ROCK ROAD , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-24-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sykesville that have no violations reported:

  • WINFIELD VOL. FIRE DEPARTMENT (Address: 1320 W. OLD LIBERTY ROAD , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.6%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Sykesville in 2010:

  • 494 people in state prisons
  • 110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Sykesville in 2000:

  • 238 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Sykesville (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Winfield Branch at 1621 West Liberty Road, branch established on 1966/02/14; Eldersburg Branch at 1350 Liberty Road, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Eldersburg Branch at 1325-D Liberty Road, branch established on 2000/06/14. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Fairhaven Branch at 7200 Third Avenue, branch established on 1980/11/17. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Carroll Community Bank: at 1321 Liberty Road, branch established on 1904/04/04. Info updated 2012/01/27: Bank assets: $96.3 mil, Deposits: $82.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Carroll Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sykesville:

Marital status in Sykesville, MD
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Sykesville:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sykesville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sykesville, MD (based on Carroll County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,5514
Mainline Protestant24,90375
Evangelical Protestant13,76468
Other2,4729
Orthodox2262
None95,218-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Carroll County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Carroll County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Carroll County:

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
Carroll County:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Carroll County:

7.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.5%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carroll County:

13.8%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.0%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sykesville:

41.2%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Sykesville:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sykesville:

20.8%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sykesville:

11.3%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Sykesville:

53.5%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Sykesville:

78.7%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sykesville, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 6$16,612$33,2241$775
Police Protection - Officers 5$21,604$51,8500$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,914$63,6566$3,594
Financial Administration 1$4,384$52,6080$0
Police - Other 1$2,582$30,9840$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$4,127
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 16$61,096$45,82212$8,496

Sykesville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $118,000 ($29.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($7.87)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $641,000 ($162.65)
    Police Protection: $390,000 ($98.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $388,000 ($98.45)
    Central Staff Services: $268,000 ($68.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $125,000 ($31.72)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($20.55)
    Financial Administration: $73,000 ($18.52)
    General Public Buildings: $48,000 ($12.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($7.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($14.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $144,000 ($36.54)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($9.39)
    General Public Building: $18,000 ($4.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $855,000 ($216.95)

Sykesville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $231,000 ($58.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($9.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($7.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $559,000 ($141.84)
    Other: $263,000 ($66.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $48,000 ($12.18)
    General Revenue - Other: $28,000 ($7.10)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($5.58)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($3.30)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000 ($21.06)
    Highways: $54,000 ($13.70)
  • Tax - Property: $1,231,000 ($312.36)
    Public Utility License: $47,000 ($11.93)
    Other License: $11,000 ($2.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($0.51)
    Amusements Sales: $1,000 ($0.25)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.25)

Sykesville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,404,000 ($356.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,272,000 ($322.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000 ($33.49)

Sykesville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,057,000 ($268.21)

5.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Baltimore County, MD  1.27% ($67,312 average AGI)
from Howard County, MD  0.69% ($77,822)
from Frederick County, MD  0.47% ($61,994)


5.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($630 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Baltimore County, MD  0.90% ($58,597 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.51% ($62,309)
to York County, PA  0.46% ($54,716)
Businesses in Sykesville, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Home Depot1
CVS1Kmart1
Chevrolet1The Room Place1
Domino's Pizza1UPS2
FedEx3

Strongest AM radio stations in Sykesville:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJFK (1300 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF-AM, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sykesville:

  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WBJC (91.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WQSR (102.7 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY OF CHESAPEAKE LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WERQ-FM (92.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WRBS (95.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: PETER & JOHN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYPR (88.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WYPR LICENSE HOLDING LLC)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sykesville:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Sykesville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sykesville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.5mTotal length
  • 59,531Total average daily traffic
  • 4,569Total average daily truck traffic
  • 73,906Total future (year 2012) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$301,23812$279,058116$263,5565$102,2801$129,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$228,6201$309,8507$249,4131$19,6901$202,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$100,0001$257,85020$283,5772$104,9251$131,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$121,2302$276,00520$297,4690$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$308,4170$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5052.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$368,3202$251,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$187,0801$187,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$153,5400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5052.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sykesville, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sykesville, MD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 89. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 239 took place in 2002, and the least - 46 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Sykesville, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (59.0%), and Outside Fires (22.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sykesville, MD
    • 89259.0%Structure Fires
    • 34022.5%Outside Fires
    • 18112.0%Other
    • 996.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sykesville, MD
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sykesville, MD
  • 39.2%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 21.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sykesville, MD
  • 87.5%Electricity
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Utility gas


Sykesville compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Sykesville on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Spain (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South America (population 500+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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