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Employment / Unemployment
2019 Civilian Labor Force Employment and Unemployment – Carroll County, MD
wdt_ID Month Labor Force Emp. Unemp. Rate (%)
1 Jan 94,973 91,657 3,316 3.5
3 Feb 95,360 91,940 3,420 3.6
4 Mar 95,445 92,372 3,073 3.2
6 Apr 94,924 92,471 2,453 2.6
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Annual Averages – Employment and Unemployment – Carroll County, MD
wdt_ID Year Labor Force Emp. Unemp. Rate (%)
1 2018 95,474 92,234 3,240 3.4
3 2017 95,325 92,154 3,172 3.3
4 2016 94,286 90,884 3,402 3.6
6 2015 94,048 89,889 4,159 4.4
8 2014 94,395 89,635 4,760 5.0
9 2013 95,769 90,222 5,547 5.8
10 2012 94,449 88,615 5,834 6.2
11 2011 93,443 87,618 5,825 6.2
12 2010 93,083 86,873 6,210 6.7
13 2009 92,930 86,890 6,040 6.5

State of Maryland Rankings for April 2019

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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 29, 2019

Business Composition & Laborforce

ANNUAL AVERAGE – 2017

4552

Total Firms in Carroll County

58566

Total Employment in Carroll County

836

Average Weekly Wage Per Worker

wdt_ID SECTOR # OF FIRMS % OF TOTAL # OF EMPLOYEES % OF TOTAL AVERAGE WAGE
1 Total Employment 4,552 100 58,556 100 836
2 Public Employment 93 2.0 8,098 13.8 889
3 Federal Gov't 20 0.4 320 0.5 1,173
4 State Gov't 10 0.2 1,231 2.1 987
5 Local Gov't 62 1.4 6,547 11.2 857
8 Private Employment 4,459 98 50,468 86.2 827
9 Construction 824 18.1 6,019 10.3 1,043
10 Manufacturing 137 3.0 3,843 6.6 1,228
11 Natural Resources & Mining 49 1.1 483 0.8 695
12 Trade, Transportation & Utilities 864 19.0 12,193 20.8 662

Source: MD Dept. of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
Last updated: July 13, 2018

Population
Population Estimates by Election District 1990-2019
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2017 2018 APR-19
1 Taneytown ED 2,756 2,739 2,710 2,711 2,712 2,712
2 City of Taneytown 3,842 5,128 6,745 6,766 6,769 6,770
3 Uniontown ED 3,709 4,188 4,128 4,165 4,165 4,165
4 Myers ED 4,921 5,385 5,516 5,527 5,528 5,528
5 Woolerys ED 14,250 16,329 17,487 17,561 17,564 17,565
6 Freedom ED 15,635 21,866 24,277 24,415 24,419 24,419
7 Town of Sykesville 2,345 4,197 4,436 4,475 4,475 4,475
8 Manchester ED 8,168 8,619 9,193 9,207 9,208 9,208
9 Town of Manchester 2,829 3,329 4,808 4,915 4,916 4,916
10 Westminster ED 13,770 16,524 18,162 18,235 18,236 18,236
Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2017 2018 APR-19
  • Population estimates are based on an assumed average household vacancy rate of 3.7%
  • Population totals 2017-2019 have been adjusted to better align with the 2020 Census

*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: May 30, 2019

Housing Units
Housing Units Estimates by Election District 1990-2019
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2017 2018 APR-19
1 Taneytown ED 970 1,005 1,117 1,131 1,135 1,137
2 City of Taneytown 1,357 1,816 2,554 2,692 2,712 2,717
3 Uniontown ED 1,281 1,481 1,607 1,632 1,635 1,637
4 Myers ED 1,624 1,911 2,068 2,099 2,113 2,113
5 Woolerys ED 4,754 5,732 6,443 6,678 6,708 6,718
6 Freedom ED 5,001 7,319 8,603 9,124 9,179 9,183
7 Town of Sykesville 858 1,407 1,474 1,613 1,613 1,613
8 Manchester ED 2,674 2,956 3,377 3,434 3,447 3,452
9 Town of Manchester 1,008 1,151 1,713 1,906 1,915 1,916
10 Westminster ED 4,800 5,989 6,834 7,090 7,104 7,109
Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2017 2018 APR-19

*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: May 30, 2019

Taxes
Property Taxes (Per $100 of Assessment)
wdt_ID Tax Item Carroll County Maryland
1 Real Property Tax Rate $1.018* $0.112
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 $0.33
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.

2019 Tax data (effective July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020) – Last updated: May 31, 2019