Ellicott City, a small city in Maryland, has a population of approximately 71,000. At an average age of just over 39, the city's population ranks around the middle compared to other cities in the state, which has an average age of 38. Only 25% of residents rent in Ellicott City, as the majority own their homes. The average rent for Ellicott City is $264 a month more than the state average.
Ellicott City has an average commute time of about 33 minutes. Driving is the most common mode of getting to work, opted for by 46% of residents, while public transportation isn't widely used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
There are three primary industries in Ellicott City: scientific, healthcare, and education. Together, these industries make up 23% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in management, as 11% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of around $128K, Ellicott City workers bring in more than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Ellicott City has a high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 21% possess a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Additionally, 20% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.