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Employment / Unemployment
2017 Civilian Labor Force Employment and Unemployment – Carroll County, MD
wdt_ID Item Labor Force Emp. Unemp. Rate
1 Jan 93,996 90,446 3,550 3.8
3 Feb 94,547 90,933 3,614 3.8
4 Mar 95,372 92,000 3,372 3.5
6 Apr 95,099 92,225 2,874 3.0
8 May 94,508 91,496 3,012 3.2
9 Jun 96,019 92,655 3,364 3.5
10 Jul 97,154 93,665 3,489 3.6
11 Aug 95,741 92,542 3,199 3.3
12 Sep 95,451 92,693 2,758 2.9
13 Oct

State of Maryland Rankings for September 2017

Source: MD Dept. of Labor, Licensing and Regulation; U.S. Dept. of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Data is not Seasonally Adjusted. United States figures Seasonally Adjusted.
Last Updated: November 01, 2017

Business Composition & Laborforce

ANNUAL AVERAGE – 2016

4580

Total Firms in Carroll County

57783

Total Employment in Carroll County

804

Average Weekly Wage Per Worker

wdt_ID SECTOR # OF FIRMS % OF TOTAL # OF EMPLOYEES % OF TOTAL AVERAGE WAGE
1 Total Employment 4,580 100 57,783 100 804
2 Public Employment 95 2.1 8,149 14.1 863
3 Federal Gov't 19 .4 299 .5 1,089
4 State Gov't 11 .2 1,239 2.1 975
5 Local Gov't 65 1.4 6,611 11.4 831
8 Private Employment 4,485 98 49,634 86 794
9 Construction 842 18.3 5,964 10.3 1,006
10 Manufacturing 130 2.8 3,751 6.5 1,172
11 Natural Resources & Mining 49 1 433 .8 695
12 Trade, Transportation & Utilities 869 19 11,936 20.6 642

Source: MD Dept. of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
Last updated: September 12, 2017

Population
Population Estimates by Election District 1990-2017
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2015 2016 Oct-2017
1 Taneytown ED 2,756 2,739 2,710 2,729 2,748 2,748
2 City of Taneytown 3,842 5,128 6,745 6,985 7,031 7,082
3 Uniontown ED 3,709 4,188 4,128 4,194 4,205 4,213
4 Myers ED 4,921 5,385 5,516 5,569 5,581 5,603
5 Woolerys ED 14,250 16,329 17,487 17,951 18,065 18,140
6 Freedom ED 15,635 21,866 24,277 25,471 25,688 25,785
7 Town of Sykesville 2,345 4,197 4,436 4,795 4,811 4,811
8 Manchester ED 8,168 8,619 9,193 9,319 9,341 9,356
9 Town of Manchester 2,829 3,329 4,808 5,335 5,370 5,387
10 Westminster ED 13,770 16,524 18,162 18,685 18,790 18,829
Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2015 2016 Oct-2017

*County totals are end of year figures unless otherwise noted. 2000c & 2010c denote Census figures.
**Includes Carroll County portion of Mt. Airy only
Source: U.S. Census, Carroll County Department of Planning
Last updated: October 23, 2017

Housing Units
Housing Units Estimates by Election District 1990-2017
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2015 2016 Oct-2017
1 Taneytown ED 970 1,005 1,117 1,124 1,131 1,131
2 City of Taneytown 1,357 1,816 2,554 2,649 2,666 2,685
3 Uniontown ED 1,281 1,481 1,607 1,623 1,627 1,630
4 Myers ED 1,624 1,911 2,068 2,086 2,090 2,098
5 Woolerys ED 4,754 5,732 6,443 6,605 6,646 6,673
6 Freedom ED 5,001 7,319 8,603 9,006 9,080 9,113
7 Town of Sykesville 858 1,407 1,474 1,607 1,613 1,613
8 Manchester ED 2,674 2,956 3,377 3,420 3,428 3,433
9 Town of Manchester 1,008 1,151 1,713 1,885 1,897 1,903
10 Westminster ED 4,800 5,989 6,834 7,027 7,067 7,082
Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2015 2016 Oct-2017

*County totals are end of year figures unless otherwise noted. 2000c & 2010c denote Census figures.
**Includes Carroll County portion of Mt. Airy only
Source: U.S. Census, Carroll County Department of Planning
Last updated: October 23, 2017

Taxes
Property Taxes (Per $100 of Assessment)
wdt_ID Tax Item Carroll County Maryland
1 Real Property Tax Rate $1.018* $0.11
2 Business Personal Property Tax Rate (taxed on depreciated value-assessed at 40%) $2.515* $0.00
3 R&D machinery, equipment materials and supplies Exempt $0.00
4 Manufacturing machinery, equipment materials and supplies Exempt $0.00
5 Manufacturing/R&D Inventory Exempt $0.00
6 Warehousing Inventory Exempt $0.00

*In an incorporated area, a municipal rate will also apply.

Municipal Taxes (based on full value assessment)
wdt_ID Municipality Real Property Rate (per $100 of assessment)
1 Town of Hampstead $0.22
2 Town of Manchester $0.216
3 Town of Mt. Airy $0.1662
4 Town of New Windsor $0.2615
5 Town of Sykesville $0.35
6 City of Taneytown $0.37
7 Town of Union Bridge $0.35
8 City of Westminster $0.56
Income Taxes

State Corporate Income Tax: 8.25% of net income attributable to business transacted within Maryland. No County Tax.
State Personal Income Tax: 4.75% of taxable income (graduated increase to maximum 5.75% for income over $250,000).
County Personal Income Tax: 3.03% of taxable income.

Sales and Use Tax

State: 6% on tangible personal property sold at retail or used in Maryland. Does not apply to sales for resale. Does not apply to a manufacturer’s purchase of raw materials nor manufacturing machinery and equipment. Tax exemptions for R&D firms include: purchases of materials and equipment used in R&D and testing of finished products, and purchases of computer programs for reproduction or incorporation into another computer program for resale.

County:
None

Unemployment Insurance

For information regarding Unemployment Insurance, please contact the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.

2017 Tax data – Last updated: October 5, 2017