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Employment / Unemployment
2022 Civilian Labor Force Employment and Unemployment – Carroll County, MD
wdt_ID Month Labor Force Emp. Unemp. Rate (%)
1 Jan 93,693 90,820 2,873 3.1
3 Feb 94,490 91,346 3,144 3.3
4 Mar 95,884 92,747 3,137 3.3
6 Apr 94,751 92,449 2,302 2.4
8 May 95,828 93,149 2,679 2.8
9 Jun 97,290 93,452 3,838 3.9
10 Jul 97,424 94,096 3,328 3.4
11 Aug
12 Sep
13 Oct
14 Nov
15 Dec
16 Avg. 95,623 92,580 3,043 3.2
Annual Averages – Employment and Unemployment – Carroll County, MD
wdt_ID Year Labor Force Emp. Unemp. Rate (%)
3 2021 92,361 88,588 3,772 4.1
4 2020 93,155 88,393 4,762 5.1
6 2019 96,148 93,293 2,855 3.0
8 2018 95,474 92,234 3,240 3.4
9 2017 95,325 92,154 3,172 3.3
10 2016 94,286 90,884 3,402 3.6
11 2015 94,048 89,889 4,159 4.4
12 2014 94,395 89,635 4,760 5.0
13 2013 95,769 90,222 5,547 5.8
14 2012 94,449 88,615 5,834 6.2
15 2011 93,443 87,618 5,825 6.2
17 2010 93,083 86,873 6,210 6.7
18 2009 92,930 86,890 6,040 6.5
19 2008 95,727 92,181 3,546 3.7

State of Maryland Rankings for July 2022

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: August 31, 2022

Business Composition & Laborforce

ANNUAL AVERAGE – 2020

4505

Total Firms in Carroll County

55272

Total Employment in Carroll County

1080

Average Weekly Wage Per Worker

wdt_ID SECTOR # OF FIRMS % OF TOTAL # OF EMPLOYEES % OF TOTAL AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE
1 Total Employment 4,505 100% 55,272 100% 1080
2 Public Employment 94 2.1% 7,862 14.2% 1228
3 Federal Gov't 21 0.5% 330 0.6% 1,403
4 State Gov't 11 0.2% 1,182 2.1% 1,261
5 Local Gov't 62 1.4% 6,350 11.5% 1,021
8 Private Employment 4,411 97.9% 47,410 85.8% 1,039
9 Natural Resources & Mining 40 0.9% 454 0.8% 748
10 Construction 810 18.0% 5,918 10.7% 1,167
11 Manufacturing 142 3.2% 3,967 7.2% 1,353
12 Trade, Transportation & Utilities 810 18.0% 11,883 21.5% 798
13 Information 40 0.9% 251 0.5% 1,667
14 Financial Activities 359 8.0% 1,378 2.5% 1,888
15 Professional & Business Services 936 20.8% 5,786 10.5% 1,162
16 Education & Health Services 506 11.2% 9,735 17.6% 934
17 Leisure & Hospitality 333 7.4% 6,048 10.9% 392
18 Other Services / Unclassified 435 9.7% 1,990 3.6% 660
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NAICS Sectors, Carroll County, Maryland—2021 Annual Averages, All establishment sizes
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages – Bureau of Labor Statistics

Last updated: September 08, 2022

Population
Population Estimates by Election District 1990-2022
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2020c 2021 AUG - 2022
1 Taneytown ED 2,756 2,739 2,710 2,624 2,665 2,665
2 City of Taneytown 3,842 5,128 6,745 7,234 7,832 8,146
3 Uniontown ED 3,709 4,188 4,128 4,128 4,148 4,150
4 Myers ED 4,921 5,385 5,516 5,460 5,498 5,510
5 Woolerys ED 14,250 16,329 17,487 17,796 17,992 18,017
6 Freedom ED 15,635 21,866 24,277 25,964 26,018 26,026
7 Town of Sykesville 2,345 4,197 4,436 4,316 4,465 4,570
8 Manchester ED 8,168 8,619 9,193 9,218 9,271 9,307
9 Town of Manchester 2,829 3,329 4,808 5,408 5,421 5,427
10 Westminster ED 13,770 16,524 18,162 18,328 18,417 18,474
11 City of Westminster 13,582 16,731 18,590 20,126 20,366 20,522
12 Hampstead ED 7,867 8,051 8,475 8,470 8,526 8,531
13 Town of Hampstead 2,756 5,060 6,323 6,241 6,281 6,288
14 Franklin ED 6,460 7,459 7,372 7,484 7,521 7,555
15 Middleburg ED 1,348 1,442 1,422 1,326 1,333 1,340
16 New Windsor ED 2,330 2,349 2,281 2,285 2,307 2,312
17 Town of New Windsor 757 1,303 1,396 1,441 1,553 1,638
18 Union Bridge ED 652 530 576 590 590 590
19 Town of Union Bridge 912 989 975 936 936 936
20 Mt. Airy ED 3,363 4,084 4,475 4,656 4,664 4,664
22 Town of Mt. Airy** 5,573 5,573 5,573 6,126 6,265 6,312
23 Berrett ED 11,095 11,615 12,281 12,734 12,777 12,798
24 County Total* 125,586 150,897 167,134 172,891 174,845 175,778
25 Total Incorporated** 29,262 39,717 48,759 51,828 53,118 53,838
26 Total Unincorporated 96,324 111,180 118,375 121,063 121,727 121,941
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Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2020c 2021 AUG - 2022
  • 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 & 2020c denote Census figures.
**Includes Carroll County portion of Mt. Airy only
Source: U.S. Census, Carroll County Department of Planning
Last updated: September 19, 2022

Housing Units
Housing Units Estimates by Election District 1990-2022
wdt_ID Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2020c 2021 AUG - 2022
1 Taneytown ED 970 1,005 1,117 1,117 1,135 1,135
2 City of Taneytown 1,357 1,816 2,554 2,817 3,057 3,183
3 Uniontown ED 1,281 1,481 1,607 1,632 1,640 1,641
4 Myers ED 1,624 1,911 2,068 2,103 2,118 2,123
5 Woolerys ED 4,754 5,732 6,443 6,707 6,783 6,793
6 Freedom ED 5,001 7,319 8,603 9,294 9,314 9,317
7 Town of Sykesville 858 1,407 1,474 1,716 1,777 1,820
8 Manchester ED 2,674 2,956 3,377 3,520 3,541 3,555
9 Town of Manchester 1,008 1,151 1,713 1,973 1,978 1,980
10 Westminster ED 4,800 5,989 6,834 7,171 7,207 7,230
11 City of Westminster 5,415 6,476 7,684 7,889 7,986 8,049
12 Hampstead ED 2,675 2,907 3,157 3,241 3,263 3,265
13 Town of Hampstead 1,122 1,884 2,500 2,598 2,615 2,618
14 Franklin ED 2,061 2,482 2,650 2,770 2,784 2,797
15 Middleburg ED 462 500 545 550 553 556
16 New Windsor ED 763 814 896 889 898 900
17 Town of New Windsor 291 503 566 639 690 729
18 Union Bridge ED 232 198 235 226 226 226
19 Town of Union Bridge 355 376 429 444 444 444
20 Mt. Airy ED 1,051 1,462 1,521 1,595 1,598 1,598
22 Town of Mt. Airy** 793 1,112 2,011 2,265 2,318 2,336
23 Berrett ED 3,541 4,029 4,422 4,637 4,653 4,661
24 County Total* 43,088 53,400 62,406 65,793 66,578 66,956
25 Total Incorporated** 11,199 14,651 18,931 20,341 20,865 21,159
26 Total Unincorporated 31,889 39,669 43,475 45,452 45,713 45,797
Municipality/Election District 1990 2000c 2010c 2020c 2021 AUG - 2022

*County totals are end of year figures unless otherwise noted. 2000c, 2010c & 2020c denote Census figures.
**Includes Carroll County portion of Mt. Airy only
Source: U.S. Census, Carroll County Department of Planning
Last updated: September 19, 2022

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