Rossville, MD

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Population

15,219

4.23% decline

Median Age

36.8


Median Household Income

$62,679

2.31% decline

Poverty Rate

7.04%


Number of Employees

8,245

1.01% decline

Median Property Value

$229,100

0.925% growth

About

In 2017, Rossville, MD had a population of 15.2k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $62,679. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rossville, MD declined from 15,891 to 15,219, a -4.23% decrease and its median household income declined from $64,161 to $62,679, a -2.31% decrease.

The population of Rossville, MD is 41.5% White Alone, 33.8% Black or African American Alone, and 14.3% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Rossville, MD speak a non-English language, and 89% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rossville, MD are The Community College of Baltimore County (2,821 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Rossville, MD is $229,100, and the homeownership rate is 50%. Most people in Rossville, MD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Rossville, MD is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Rossville, MD employs 8.25k people. The largest industries in Rossville, MD are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,750 people), Retail Trade (1,018 people), and Construction (696 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($66,917), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,294), and Manufacturing ($65,100).

Median household income in Rossville, MD is $62,679. Males in Rossville, MD have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,332. The income inequality in Rossville, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,679

2017 value

± $6,163

-2.31%

1 Year Growth

± 12.9%

Households in Rossville, MD have a median annual income of $62,679, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,161 in 2016, which represents a -2.31% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$77,536

Average Male Salary

± $1,629

$61,332

Average Female Salary

± $1,200

In 2017, full-time male employees in Maryland made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Alaska Native

    $90,993 ± $115,433

  2. Asian

    $68,448 ± $4,004

  3. White

    $67,584 ± $1,364

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maryland workers was Alaska Native. These workers were paid 1.33 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rossville, MD is from Maryland.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.459

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.363% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Maryland across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4512

  2. Census Tract 4517.01

  3. Census Tract 4407.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rossville, MD was Census Tract 4512 with a value of $70,521, followed by Census Tract 4517.01 and Census Tract 4407.02, with respective values of $69,522 and $59,141.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.04% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rossville, MD (1.06k out of 15k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    547 ± 222

  2. Black

    500 ± 230

  3. Asian

    12 ± 97

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rossville, MD is White, followed by Black and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.25k

2017 Value

± 767

-1.01%

1 Year decline

± 13.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rossville, MD declined at a rate of -1.01%, from 8.33k employees to 8.25k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rossville, MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,294 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (744 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (684 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rossville, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rossville, MD, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,294 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (744 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (684 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rossville, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.55 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.26 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rossville, MD, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($95,049), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($89,722), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($89,327).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.25k

2017 Value

± 767

-1.01%

1 Year decline

± 13.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rossville, MD declined at a rate of -1.01%, from 8.33k employees to 8.25k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rossville, MD, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,750 people), Retail Trade (1,018 people), and Construction (696 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rossville, MD, though some of these residents may live in Rossville, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Rossville, MD, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,750 people), Retail Trade (1,018 people), and Construction (696 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rossville, MD has an unusually high number of Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.69 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.53 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.45 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rossville, MD, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($66,917), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,294), and Manufacturing ($65,100).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.1B

  2. $17.7B

  3. $14.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $24.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($17.7B) and Electronics ($14.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maryland products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$180B

2015 Value

$243B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Maryland trade was $180B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $243B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maryland trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $24B

  2. $18.2B

  3. $6.71B

In 2015, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $24B, followed by Pennsylvania with $18.2B and New York and $6.71B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maryland shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

85.8% of the population of Rossville, MD has health coverage, with 53% on employee plans, 14.5% on Medicaid, 9.36% on Medicare, 8.63% on non-group plans, and 0.326% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Rossville, MD was $8,602 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($8,250).

Primary care physicians in Rossville, MD see 1137 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.977% increase from the previous year (1126 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1321 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 463 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.8%). Additionally, Somerset County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,137 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Maryland see an average of 1,137 patients per year. This represents a 0.977% increase from the previous year (1,126 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,602

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,343

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,677

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,000

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maryland (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.27%, from $8,250 to $8,602.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.2%

Uninsured

53%

Employer Coverage

14.5%

Medicaid

9.36%

Medicare

8.63%

Non-Group

0.326%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rossville, MD grew by 1.51% from 14% to 14.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Rossville, MD changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.8% prevalence

  2. 13.7% prevalence

  3. 13.4% prevalence

Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maryland, at 15.8%.

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Diversity

Rossville, MD is home to a population of 15.2k people, from which 89% are citizens. As of 2017, 21% of Rossville, MD residents were born outside of the country (3.2k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Rossville, MD is composed of 6.32k White Alone residents (41.5%), 5.14k Black or African American Alone residents (33.8%), 2.17k Hispanic or Latino residents (14.3%), 1.26k Asian Alone residents (8.26%), 262 Two or More Races residents (1.72%), 39 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.256%), 34 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.223%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Rossville, MD are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.3

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Rossville, MD was 36.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Rossville, MD are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Rossville, MD residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

21%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.2k people

22.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.58k people

As of 2017, 21% of Rossville, MD residents (3.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rossville, MD was 22.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    107,722 ± 7,985 people

  2. India

    58,285 ± 5,898 people

  3. China

    42,414 ± 5,038 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,722 Maryland residents, followed by India with 58,285 and China with 42,414.

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Citizenship

89%

2017 Citizenship

87.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 89% of Rossville, MD residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Rossville, MD was 87.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.32k ± 814

  2. Black or African American Alone

    5.14k ± 780

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2.17k ± 946

In 2017, there were 1.23 times more White Alone residents (6.32k people) in Rossville, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.14k Black or African American Alone and 2.17k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Rossville, MD as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Rossville, MD citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Rossville, MD was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Rossville, MD are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    484 ± 184

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    199 ± 115

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    60 ± 54

Rossville, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Rossville, MD awarded 2,821 degrees. The student population of Rossville, MD is skewed towards women, with 8,347 male students and 12,846 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rossville, MD are White (1,615 and 59.3%), followed by Black or African American (754 and 27.7%), Asian (153 and 5.61%), and Hispanic or Latino (94 and 3.45%).

The largest universities in Rossville, MD by number of degrees awarded are The Community College of Baltimore County (2,821 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Rossville, MD are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (801 and 28.4%), Registered Nursing (235 and 8.33%), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (197 and 6.98%).

The median tuition costs in Rossville, MD are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 799 degrees awarded

  2. 235 degrees awarded

  3. 126 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Rossville, MD was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 799 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Rossville, MD according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

2,821 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Rossville, MD institution with the largest number of graduating students was The Community College of Baltimore County with 2,821 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,189

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,632

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,189 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rossville, MD, which is 0.729 times less than the 1,632 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,615 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    754 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    153 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Rossville, MD were to White students. These 1,615 degrees mean that there were 2.14 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 754 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rossville, MD was $229,100 in 2017, which is 1.05 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $227,000 to $229,100, a 0.925% increase. The homeownership rate in Rossville, MD is 50%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rossville, MD have an average commute time of 29.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rossville, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$62,679

Median Household Income

± $6,163

5.96k

Number of Households

± 585

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.96k households in Rossville, MD declined from $62,679 from the previous year's value of $64,161.

The following chart displays the households in Rossville, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$229,100

2017 Median

± $8,743

$227,000

2016 Median

± $6,648

In 2017, the median property value in Rossville, MD grew to to $229,100 from the previous year's value of $227,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Rossville, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rossville, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Rossville, MD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rossville, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

50%

2017 Homeownership

49.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 50% of the housing units in Rossville, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Rossville, MD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Rossville, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rossville, MD have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

29.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rossville, MD have a longer commute time (29.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.99% of the workforce in Rossville, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.3%

  2. Carpooled

    6.85%

  3. Public Transit

    4.11%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Rossville, MD was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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