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Sykesville is a town in Carroll County, in the Baltimore metro area.
The community was named after James Sykes, mill owner
The latitude of Sykesville is 39.373N. The longitude is -76.968W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 545 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,373.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sykesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carroll County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Baltimore area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21784 ZIP code.
28% of Sykesville residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sykesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sykesville was $24,395, compared with $21,587 nationally.
35% of Sykesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Sykesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $659. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,548.
Newspapers in Sykesville include Sykesville Gazette
Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sykesville political report.
The average commute time for Sykesville workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Sykesville, MDPros: Located just north of bustling Ellicott City and Columbia and less than half an hour from Baltimore, Sykesville/Edlersburg is a quiet, reasonably priced, and well-educated place to call "home". Blog about Sykesville
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