Ellicott City employment information

IndexEllicott CityMarylandNational
Income per capita$48,999$36,670$28,555
Median household income$114,694$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$141,902$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$59,081$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$86,301$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$47,381$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate3.0%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level4.5%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ellicott City is 72% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ellicott City is 114% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ellicott City is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ellicott City is 71% lower than the national average.

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Ellicott City median earnings by income bracket

Ellicott City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%1.5%
Manufacturing sector7.3%0.4%
Financial & insurance services5.1%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services12.1%10.5%
Public administration10.6%9.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%0.7%
Education, health & social services13.4%37.0%

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Olney, MD35,017$126,468136%
Arden on the Severn, MD2,245$124,453133%
Ellicott City, MD68,507$114,694114%

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Waterloo, IA68,392$41,46122%
Missoula, MT68,377$41,96822%
Rock Hill, SC68,185$40,71824%
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Ellicott City, MD68,507$114,694114%
Source: The Ellicott City, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.