Sykesville, Maryland Population 2020

3,977
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Sykesville is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 3,977, it is the 51st largest city in Maryland and the 5420th largest city in the United States. Sykesville is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually but its population has decreased by -10.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,436 in 2010. Sykesville reached it's highest population of 4,197 in 2000. Spanning over 2 miles, Sykesville has a population density of 2,524 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sykesville is $123,855 with a poverty rate of 2.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,336 per month, and the median house value is $365,700. The median age in Sykesville is 35.3 years, 33.7 years for males, and 37.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.4 males.

Sykesville Demographics

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

  • White: 93.84%
  • Asian: 2.64%
  • Black or African American: 1.83%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sykesville, Maryland is 3,977, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,957.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,436.

Sykesville, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,70193.84%
Asian1042.64%
Black or African American721.83%
Two or More Races360.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.79%
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Sykesville Population Pyramid 2020

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Sykesville Median Age

35.3


Total

33.7


Male

37.4


Female

Sykesville Adults

There are 2,885 adults, (480 of whom are seniors) in Sykesville.

Sykesville Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Sykesville Sex Ratio

Female

1,968

49.90%

Male

1,976

50.10%

Sykesville Households and Families

Sykesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sykesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.2%13.8%
Female75.6%24.4%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family51.2%48.8%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4532.6475.2
Married8583.3286.2
Non Family4161.1651.2
Female1642.8475.6
Male152.13100

3.2

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Sykesville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade150.56%
9th to 12th Grade1696.25%
High School Graduate55420.50%
Some College45316.77%
Associates Degree782.89%
Bachelors Degree1,01737.64%
Graduate Degree41615.40%
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Sykesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4532,2781,352
Hispanic10610642
Black6758
Asian616124
Islander3131
Multiple Races151515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,851$67,277$50,848
Less Than High School$46,058$102,917$
High School Grad$40,724$46,538$29,769
Some College$51,622$62,813$36,705
Bachelors Degree$66,328$72,330$46,848
Graduate Degree$86,576$86,576$86,250

$61,851

Average Earnings

$67,277

Average Male

$50,848

Average Female

Sykesville Language

Sykesville Language by Age

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Sykesville Language

94.24% of Sykesville residents speak only English, while 5.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Sykesville Poverty

Sykesville Poverty by Race

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2.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.12%

Male Poverty Rate

1.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sykesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sykesville is White, with 2.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sykesville is White, with 2.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.63%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.00%
Some College4.25%
High School2.62%
Bachelors or Greater1.54%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed17.14%
Female Employed2.83%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Sykesville Income

Sykesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$107,409$123,855
Families$124,353$150,480
Married Families$138,295-
Non Families$44,032$55,084
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Sykesville Marital Status

Sykesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sykesville Married by Age and Sex

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Sykesville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sykesville Marital Status by Race

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Sykesville Veterans

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259

Number of Veterans

215

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam118
Second Gulf War77
First Gulf War51
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74102
35 to 5471
55 to 6460
18 to 3426
75+
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2348.72%
Black2534.72%
Hispanic2018.87%

Sykesville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sykesville Employment Status

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73%

Labor Force Participation

70.2%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.80%

Born in Maryland

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.36% of Sykesville residents were born in the United States, with 62.80% having been born in Maryland. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,977100.25%
20193,967100.25%
20183,957190.48%
20173,938100.25%
20163,92820.05%
20153,926-4-0.10%
20143,93010.03%
20133,9290.00%
20123,929-17-0.43%
20113,94620.05%
20103,944-253-0.62%
20004,1970.00%