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Employment / Unemployment
2018 Civilian Labor Force Employment and Unemployment – Carroll County, MD
wdt_ID Month Labor Force Emp. Unemp. Rate (%)
1 Jan 95,348 91,540 3,808 4.0
3 Feb 95,542 91,858 3,684 3.9
4 Mar 95,880 92,313 3,567 3.7
6 Apr 95,396 92,462 2,934 3.1
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Annual Averages – Employment and Unemployment – Carroll County, MD
wdt_ID Year Labor Force Emp. Unemp. Rate (%)
1 2017 95,325 92,154 3,172 3.3
3 2016 94,286 90,884 3,402 3.6
4 2015 94,048 89,889 4,159 4.4
6 2014 94,395 89,635 4,760 5.0
8 2013 95,769 90,222 5,547 5.8
9 2012 94,449 88,615 5,834 6.2
10 2011 93,443 87,618 5,825 6.2
11 2010 93,083 86,873 6,210 6.7
12 2009 92,930 86,890 6,040 6.5
13 2008 95,727 92,181 3,546 3.7

State of Maryland Rankings for April 2018

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: May 30, 2018

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 1990-2018
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2016 2017 MAY-2018
1 Taneytown ED 2,756 2,739 2,710 2,748 2,748 2,748
2 City of Taneytown 3,842 5,128 6,745 7,031 7,101 7,125
3 Uniontown ED 3,709 4,188 4,128 4,205 4,218 4,221
4 Myers ED 4,921 5,385 5,516 5,581 5,606 5,614
5 Woolerys ED 14,250 16,329 17,487 18,065 18,154 18,174
6 Freedom ED 15,635 21,866 24,277 25,688 25,818 25,903
7 Town of Sykesville 2,345 4,197 4,436 4,811 4,811 4,811
8 Manchester ED 8,168 8,619 9,193 9,341 9,359 9,376
9 Town of Manchester 2,829 3,329 4,808 5,370 5,396 5,419
10 Westminster ED 13,770 16,524 18,162 18,790 18,850 18,871
Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2016 2017 MAY-2018

*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: June 06, 2018

Housing Units
Housing Units Estimates by Election District 1990-2018
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2016 2017 MAY-2018
1 Taneytown ED 970 1,005 1,117 1,131 1,131 1,131
2 City of Taneytown 1,357 1,816 2,554 2,666 2,692 2,701
3 Uniontown ED 1,281 1,481 1,607 1,627 1,632 1,633
4 Myers ED 1,624 1,911 2,068 2,090 2,099 2,102
5 Woolerys ED 4,754 5,732 6,443 6,646 6,678 6,685
6 Freedom ED 5,001 7,319 8,603 9,080 9,124 9,153
7 Town of Sykesville 858 1,407 1,474 1,613 1,613 1,613
8 Manchester ED 2,674 2,956 3,377 3,428 3,434 3,440
9 Town of Manchester 1,008 1,151 1,713 1,897 1,906 1,914
10 Westminster ED 4,800 5,989 6,834 7,067 7,090 7,098
Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2016 2017 MAY-2018

*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: June 06, 2018

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