Adelphi, MD

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Population

15,898

2.21% growth

Median Age

33.9


Median Household Income

$68,064

7.36% growth

Poverty Rate

11.2%


Number of Employees

9,333

1.43% growth

Median Property Value

$270,700

7.46% growth

About

In 2017, Adelphi, MD had a population of 15.9k people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $68,064. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Adelphi, MD grew from 15,554 to 15,898, a 2.21% increase and its median household income grew from $63,396 to $68,064, a 7.36% increase.

The population of Adelphi, MD is 43.2% Hispanic or Latino, 35.2% Black or African American Alone, and 12% White Alone. 58.1% of the people in Adelphi, MD speak a non-English language, and 61.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Adelphi, MD is $270,700, and the homeownership rate is 43.5%. Most people in Adelphi, MD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 35 minutes. The average car ownership in Adelphi, MD is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Adelphi, MD employs 9.33k people. The largest industries in Adelphi, MD are Construction (1,326 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,241 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,003 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($86,136), Public Administration ($79,271), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,287).

Median household income in Adelphi, MD is $68,064. Males in Adelphi, 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 Adelphi, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$68,064

2017 value

± $6,207

7.36%

1 Year Growth

± 12%

Households in Adelphi, MD have a median annual income of $68,064, 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 $63,396 in 2016, which represents a 7.36% 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 Adelphi, MD 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 Adelphi, MD 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 Adelphi, 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 8058.01

  2. Census Tract 8073.05

  3. Census Tract 8059.04

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Adelphi, MD was Census Tract 8058.01 with a value of $101,310, followed by Census Tract 8073.05 and Census Tract 8059.04, with respective values of $89,688 and $68,261.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Adelphi, MD (1.76k out of 15.7k 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 Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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. Hispanic

    993 ± 215

  2. Other

    861 ± 210

  3. Black

    416 ± 161

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Adelphi, MD is Hispanic, followed by Other and Black.

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

9.33k

2017 Value

± 670

1.43%

1 Year growth

± 9.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Adelphi, MD grew at a rate of 1.43%, from 9.2k employees to 9.33k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Adelphi, MD, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,240 people), Sales & Related Occupations (976 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (877 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Adelphi, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Adelphi, MD, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,240 people), Sales & Related Occupations (976 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (877 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Adelphi, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.67 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.34 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Adelphi, MD, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($139,000), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($83,750), and Management Occupations ($74,400).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.33k

2017 Value

± 670

1.43%

1 Year growth

± 9.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Adelphi, MD grew at a rate of 1.43%, from 9.2k employees to 9.33k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Adelphi, MD, are Construction (1,326 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,241 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,003 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Adelphi, MD, though some of these residents may live in Adelphi, 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 Adelphi, MD, by number of employees, are Construction (1,326 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,241 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,003 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Adelphi, MD has an unusually high number of Construction (2.27 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2.02 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Adelphi, MD, by median earnings, are Utilities ($86,136), Public Administration ($79,271), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,287).

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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 with $17.7B and Electronics and $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

77.1% of the population of Adelphi, MD has health coverage, with 40.1% on employee plans, 20.9% on Medicaid, 7.23% on Medicare, 8.61% on non-group plans, and 0.235% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Adelphi, 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

22.9%

Uninsured

40.1%

Employer Coverage

20.9%

Medicaid

7.23%

Medicare

8.61%

Non-Group

0.235%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Adelphi, MD declined by 4.17% from 23.9% to 22.9%.

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

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Health Risks

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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

Adelphi, MD is home to a population of 15.9k people, from which 61.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 53.7% of Adelphi, MD residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Adelphi, MD is composed of 6.86k Hispanic or Latino residents (43.2%), 5.59k Black or African American Alone residents (35.2%), 1.91k White Alone residents (12%), 1.23k Asian Alone residents (7.76%), 191 Two or More Races residents (1.2%), 104 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.654%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Adelphi, MD are Spanish or Spanish Creole (4,804 speakers), African Languages (970 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (668 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

24

Median Native-Born Age

± 3

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Adelphi, MD was 33.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 24, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Adelphi, MD are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Adelphi, MD residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

53.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

51.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 53.7% of Adelphi, MD residents 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 Adelphi, MD was 51.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Adelphi, MD was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,722 Adelphi, MD residents, followed by India with 58,285 and China with 42,414.

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Citizenship

61.9%

2017 Citizenship

63.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 61.9% of Adelphi, MD residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Adelphi, MD was 63.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    6.86k ± 1.03k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    5.59k ± 546

  3. White Alone

    1.91k ± 255

In 2017, there were 1.23 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (6.86k people) in Adelphi, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.59k Black or African American Alone and 1.91k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    4,804 speakers (33.1%)

  2. African Languages

    970 speakers (6.69%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    668 speakers (4.61%)

58.1% of Adelphi, MD citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Adelphi, MD was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 33.1% of the overall population of Adelphi, MD are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 6.69% speak African Languages and 4.61% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    98 ± 57

  2. Vietnam

    97 ± 45

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    91 ± 58

Adelphi, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Adelphi, MD was $270,700 in 2017, which is 1.24 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $251,900 to $270,700, a 7.46% increase. The homeownership rate in Adelphi, MD is 43.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Adelphi, MD have an average commute time of 35 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Adelphi, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$68,064

Median Household Income

± $6,207

4.98k

Number of Households

± 393

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.98k households in Adelphi, MD grew to $68,064 from the previous year's value of $63,396.

The following chart displays the households in Adelphi, 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

$270,700

2017 Median

± $22,314

$251,900

2016 Median

± $17,363

In 2017, the median property value in Adelphi, MD grew to to $270,700 from the previous year's value of $251,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Adelphi, 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 Adelphi, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

43.5%

2017 Homeownership

45.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 43.5% of the housing units in Adelphi, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 45.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Adelphi, 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 Adelphi, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Adelphi, MD have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

35 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Adelphi, MD have a longer commute time (35 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.93% of the workforce in Adelphi, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    61%

  2. Public Transit

    18%

  3. Carpooled

    15%

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

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