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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A+
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Sykesville is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 1,017. Sykesville is in Jefferson County. Living in Sykesville offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Sykesville there are a lot of bars. Many families live in Sykesville and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Sykesville are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$66,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$677
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    0
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    48%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Sykesville

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,902
National
$55,322
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Sykesville Reviews

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Sykesville is a very small town. My great grandparents, grandparents, parents and myself and siblings all live/lived here. Also the place I work is located in this small town.
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Sykesville is a Small safe town. It is a great place to raise a family. The streets are safe to walk, there are 4 churches, and 2 parks. The town has great community events; fun for all ages.
I am new to Sykesville, I like that it is a small town and has a good sense of community. I would love to see more opportunity here.