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Employment / Unemployment
2021 Civilian Labor Force Employment and Unemployment – Carroll County, MD
wdt_ID Month Labor Force Emp. Unemp. Rate (%)
1 Jan 90,799 86,734 4,065 4.5
3 Feb 90,931 86,960 3,971 4.4
4 Mar 91,781 87,909 3,872 4.2
6 Apr 91,685 88,085 3,600 3.9
8 May 92,522 88,696 3,826 4.1
9 Jun 93,082 88,323 4,759 5.1
10 Jul 94,268 90,228 4,040 4.3
11 Aug 92,994 88,973 4,021 4.3
12 Sep
13 Oct
Annual Averages – Employment and Unemployment – Carroll County, MD
wdt_ID Year Labor Force Emp. Unemp. Rate (%)
1 2020 93,155 88,393 4,762 5.1
3 2019 96,148 93,293 2,855 3.0
4 2018 95,474 92,234 3,240 3.4
6 2017 95,325 92,154 3,172 3.3
8 2016 94,286 90,884 3,402 3.6
9 2015 94,048 89,889 4,159 4.4
10 2014 94,395 89,635 4,760 5.0
11 2013 95,769 90,222 5,547 5.8
12 2012 94,449 88,615 5,834 6.2
13 2011 93,443 87,618 5,825 6.2

State of Maryland Rankings for August 2021

Source: Maryland Dept. of Labor; U.S. Dept. of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Data is not Seasonally Adjusted. United States figures Seasonally Adjusted.
Last Updated: September 29, 2021

Business Composition & Laborforce

ANNUAL AVERAGE – 2020

4520

Total Firms in Carroll County

54237

Total Employment in Carroll County

982

Average Weekly Wage Per Worker

wdt_ID SECTOR # OF FIRMS % OF TOTAL # OF EMPLOYEES % OF TOTAL AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE
1 Total Employment 4,520 100% 58,521 100% 982
2 Public Employment 93 2.1% 8,164 14.0% 1,137
3 Federal Gov't 11 0.4% 361 0.7% 1,245
4 State Gov't 62 0.2% 1,194 2.2% 1,156
5 Local Gov't 4,520 1.4% 6,204 11.4% 1,009
8 Private Employment 4,424 98% 46,477 85.7% 733
9 Natural Resources & Mining 41 0.9% 441 0.8% 1,149
10 Construction 817 18.1% 5,903 10.9% 1,298
11 Manufacturing 142 3.1% 3,910 7.2% 768
12 Trade, Transportation & Utilities 825 18.3% 11,452 21.1% 1,621

NAICS Sectors, Carroll County, Maryland—2020 Annual Averages, All establishment sizes
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages – Bureau of Labor Statistics

Last updated: October 04, 2021

Population
Population Estimates by Election District 1990-2021
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2019 2020 AUG-2021
1 Taneytown ED 2,756 2,739 2,710 2,712 2,712 2,713
2 City of Taneytown 3,842 5,128 6,745 6,779 6,797 6,819
3 Uniontown ED 3,709 4,188 4,128 4,165 4,166 4,166
4 Myers ED 4,921 5,385 5,516 5,528 5,530 5,530
5 Woolerys ED 14,250 16,329 17,487 17,567 17,570 17,574
6 Freedom ED 15,635 21,866 24,277 24,425 24,427 24,427
7 Town of Sykesville 2,345 4,197 4,436 4,479 4,482 4,485
8 Manchester ED 8,168 8,619 9,193 9,209 9,211 9,211
9 Town of Manchester 2,829 3,329 4,808 4,916 4,917 4,917
10 Westminster ED 13,770 16,524 18,162 18,238 18,240 18,241
Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2019 2020 AUG-2021
  • 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: September 14, 2021

Housing Units
Housing Units Estimates by Election District 1990-2021
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2019 2020 AUG-2021
1 Taneytown ED 970 1,005 1,117 1,140 1,146 1,157
2 City of Taneytown 1,357 1,816 2,554 2,771 2,875 3,003
3 Uniontown ED 1,281 1,481 1,607 1,639 1,643 1,643
4 Myers ED 1,624 1,911 2,068 2,117 2,130 2,130
5 Woolerys ED 4,754 5,732 6,443 6,745 6,776 6,818
6 Freedom ED 5,001 7,319 8,603 9,235 9,255 9,261
7 Town of Sykesville 858 1,407 1,474 1,638 1,657 1,673
8 Manchester ED 2,674 2,956 3,377 3,461 3,476 3,484
9 Town of Manchester 1,008 1,151 1,713 1,920 1,929 1,929
10 Westminster ED 4,800 5,989 6,834 7,123 7,149 7,157
Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2019 2020 AUG-2021

*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: September 14, 2021

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