Sykesville, Maryland Population 2024

4,425

Sykesville is a city located in Carroll County Maryland. Sykesville has a 2024 population of 4,425. Sykesville is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% annually and its population has increased by 2.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,310 in 2020.

The average household income in Sykesville is $149,121 with a poverty rate of 3.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sykesville is 34.9 years, 35.1 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Sykesville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sykesville was:

  • White: 74.59%
  • Black or African American: 16.72%
  • Two or more races: 5.74%
  • Asian: 2.69%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,808.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.67% (115)
The current population of Sykesville, Maryland is 4,425 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,310.

Sykesville, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,21174.59%
Black or African American72016.72%
Two or more races2475.74%
Asian1162.69%
Native American60.14%
Other race50.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sykesville Population by Race

Sykesville Population Pyramid 2024

Sykesville Median Age

34.9

Total

35.1

Male

34.8

Female

Sykesville Adults

There are 3,075 adults, (492 of whom are seniors) in Sykesville.

Sykesville Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sykesville Sex Ratio

Female2,14749.87%
Male2,15850.13%

Sykesville Population by Age

Sykesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4092.9767.632.4
Married8603.327723
Non Family3401.2736.563.5
Female1974.4482.217.8
Male122.3341.758.3
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3.49

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sykesville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sykesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sykesville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.81%.

Sykesville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$87,724

Average Earnings

$92,033

Average Male

$65,156

Average Female

Sykesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sykesville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sykesville Language

97.57% of Sykesville residents speak only English, while 2.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.6% of the population.

Sykesville Language

Sykesville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,103822.64%
Asian1164034.48%
Black702162.28%
Multiple247114.45%
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3.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.89%

Male Poverty Rate

3.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sykesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sykesville is Asian, with 34.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sykesville is Black, with 2.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.28%.

Sykesville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.45%
High School4.37%
Bachelors or Greater3.5%
Some College1.77%
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Sykesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.35%
Female Unemployed2.86%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
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Sykesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sykesville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sykesville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sykesville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sykesville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sykesville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sykesville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

112

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Sykesville Veterans by War

count

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Sykesville Veterans by Age

count

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Sykesville Veterans by Race

Sykesville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sykesville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

70.3%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sykesville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sykesville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sykesville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.84%

Born in Sykesville

97.7%

Native Born

2.3%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.7% of Sykesville residents were born in the United States, with 77.84% having been born in Maryland. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sykesville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,560270.6%
20284,533270.6%
20274,506270.6%
20264,479270.61%
20254,452270.61%
20244,425270.61%
20234,398270.62%
20224,371270.62%
20214,344340.79%
20204,3103468.73%
20193,96490.23%
20183,955180.46%
20173,937120.31%
20163,925-1-0.03%
20153,926-4-0.1%
20143,93010.03%
20133,929
20123,929-16-0.41%
20113,94520.05%
20103,943-254-6.05%
20004,197
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Sykesville Population by Year