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Employment / Unemployment
2020 Civilian Labor Force Employment and Unemployment – Carroll County, MD
wdt_ID Month Labor Force Emp. Unemp. Rate (%)
1 Jan 97,531 94,656 2,875 2.9
3 Feb 97,386 94,407 2,979 3.1
4 Mar 97,141 94,465 2,676 2.8
6 Apr 88,846 80,514 8,332 9.4
8 May 90,969 83,509 7,460 8.2
9 Jun 93,895 87,858 6,037 6.4
10 Jul 95,549 89,963 5,586 5.8
11 Aug 94,903 90,138 4,765 5.0
12 Sep 88,398 84,271 4,127 4.7
13 Oct 90,883 86,289 4,594 5.1
Annual Averages – Employment and Unemployment – Carroll County, MD
wdt_ID Year Labor Force Emp. Unemp. Rate (%)
1 2019 96,148 93,293 2,855 3.0
3 2018 95,474 92,234 3,240 3.4
4 2017 95,325 92,154 3,172 3.3
6 2016 94,286 90,884 3,402 3.6
8 2015 94,048 89,889 4,159 4.4
9 2014 94,395 89,635 4,760 5.0
10 2013 95,769 90,222 5,547 5.8
11 2012 94,449 88,615 5,834 6.2
12 2011 93,443 87,618 5,825 6.2
13 2010 93,083 86,873 6,210 6.7

State of Maryland Rankings for November 2020

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: January 06, 2021

Business Composition & Laborforce

ANNUAL AVERAGE – 2019

4606

Total Firms in Carroll County

58,521

Total Employment in Carroll County

860

Average Weekly Wage Per Worker

wdt_ID SECTOR # OF FIRMS % OF TOTAL # OF EMPLOYEES % OF TOTAL AVERAGE WAGE
1 Total Employment 4,606 100% 58,521 100% 860
2 Public Employment 93 2.0% 8,164 14.0% 948
3 Federal Gov't 20 0.4% 345 0.6% 1,221
4 State Gov't 11 0.2% 1,255 2.1% 1,052
5 Local Gov't 62 1.3% 6,564 11.2% 913
8 Private Employment 4,513 98% 50,356 86.0% 846
9 Natural Resources & Mining 48 1.0% 521 0.9% 716
10 Construction 836 18.2% 6,071 10.4% 1,121
11 Manufacturing 138 3.0% 3,939 6.7% 1,239
12 Trade, Transportation & Utilities 845 18.3% 11,955 20.5% 707

Source: MD Dept. of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
Last updated: November 17, 2020

Population
Population Estimates by Election District 1990-2020
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2018 2019 NOV-2020
1 Taneytown ED 2,756 2,739 2,710 2,712 2,712 2,712
2 City of Taneytown 3,842 5,128 6,745 6,769 6,779 6,794
3 Uniontown ED 3,709 4,188 4,128 4,165 4,165 4,166
4 Myers ED 4,921 5,385 5,516 5,528 5,528 5,530
5 Woolerys ED 14,250 16,329 17,487 17,564 17,567 17,570
6 Freedom ED 15,635 21,866 24,277 24,419 24,425 24,427
7 Town of Sykesville 2,345 4,197 4,436 4,475 4,479 4,482
8 Manchester ED 8,168 8,619 9,193 9,208 9,209 9,211
9 Town of Manchester 2,829 3,329 4,808 4,916 4,916 4,917
10 Westminster ED 13,770 16,524 18,162 18,236 18,238 18,240
Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2018 2019 NOV-2020
  • 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: December 23, 2020

Housing Units
Housing Units Estimates by Election District 1990-2020
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2018 2019 NOV-2020
1 Taneytown ED 970 1,005 1,117 1,135 1,140 1,145
2 City of Taneytown 1,357 1,816 2,554 2,712 2,771 2,860
3 Uniontown ED 1,281 1,481 1,607 1,635 1,639 1,643
4 Myers ED 1,624 1,911 2,068 2,113 2,117 2,130
5 Woolerys ED 4,754 5,732 6,443 6,708 6,745 6,774
6 Freedom ED 5,001 7,319 8,603 9,179 9,235 9,255
7 Town of Sykesville 858 1,407 1,474 1,613 1,638 1,654
8 Manchester ED 2,674 2,956 3,377 3,447 3,461 3,476
9 Town of Manchester 1,008 1,151 1,713 1,915 1,920 1,925
10 Westminster ED 4,800 5,989 6,834 7,104 7,123 7,143
Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2018 2019 NOV-2020

*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: December 23, 2020

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