Berwyn Heights, MD

Census Place

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2022 Population
3,312
0.151% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
34.1
10.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
5.54%
31.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$132,625
9.91% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$375,400
9.64% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Berwyn Heights, MD had a population of 3.31k people with a median age of 34.1 and a median household income of $132,625. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Berwyn Heights, MD declined from 3,317 to 3,312, a −0.151% decrease and its median household income grew from $120,662 to $132,625, a 9.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Berwyn Heights, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (30.9%), Other (Hispanic) (23.3%), White (Hispanic) (18%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.06%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.67%).

None of the households in Berwyn Heights, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

72% of the residents in Berwyn Heights, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Berwyn Heights, MD was $375,400, and the homeownership rate was 86.5%.

Most people in Berwyn Heights, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Berwyn Heights, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Berwyn Heights, MD is home to a population of 3.31k people, from which 72% are citizens. As of 2022, 37% of Berwyn Heights, MD residents were born outside of the country (1.23k people).

In 2022, there were 1.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.02k people) in Berwyn Heights, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 771 Other (Hispanic) and 597 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

72%
2022 Citizenship
80.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 72% of Berwyn Heights, MD residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Berwyn Heights, MD was 80.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Berwyn Heights, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.02k ± 204
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    771 ± 341
  3. White (Hispanic)
    597 ± 428
49.2%
Hispanic Population
1.63k people

In 2022, there were 1.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.02k people) in Berwyn Heights, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 771 Other (Hispanic) and 597 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

49.2% of the people in Berwyn Heights, MD are hispanic (1.63k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Berwyn Heights, MD as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

37%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.23k people
33%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.1k people

As of 2022, 37% of Berwyn Heights, MD residents (1.23k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Berwyn Heights, MD was 33%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    50 ± 44
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    47 ± 33
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    11 ± 18

Berwyn Heights, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Berwyn Heights, MD employs 1.67k people. The largest industries in Berwyn Heights, MD are Construction (338 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (226 people), and Public Administration (191 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($118,239), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($90,000), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($88,859).

Occupations

1.67k
2022 Value
± 231
1.95%
1 Year growth
± 19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Berwyn Heights, MD grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 1.64k employees to 1.67k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Berwyn Heights, MD, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (228 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (167 people), and Management Occupations (165 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Berwyn Heights, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.67k
2022 Value
± 231
1.95%
1 Year growth
± 19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Berwyn Heights, MD grew at a rate of 1.95%, from 1.64k employees to 1.67k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Berwyn Heights, MD, are Construction (338 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (226 people), and Public Administration (191 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Berwyn Heights, MD, though some of these residents may live in Berwyn Heights, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$72,934
Median earning men ± $10,759
$59,922
Median earning women ± $14,354

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($113,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($86,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($136,500), Information ($93,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($89,511).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Berwyn Heights, MD was $375,400 in 2022, which is 1.33 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $342,400 to $375,400, a 9.64% increase. The homeownership rate in Berwyn Heights, MD is 86.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Berwyn Heights, MD have an average commute time of 33.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Berwyn Heights, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$375,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,883
$830
Median Property Taxes
±$141

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Berwyn Heights, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Berwyn Heights, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

86.5%
Homeownership
2022
70.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 86.5% of the housing units in Berwyn Heights, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 89.8%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 8068
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$132,625
Median Household Income
± $21,055
960
Number of Households
± 152

In 2022, the median household income of the 960 households in Berwyn Heights, MD grew to $132,625 from the previous year's value of $120,662.

The following chart displays the households in Berwyn Heights, 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Berwyn Heights, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (55.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (28.6%)
  3. Carpooled (7.73%)

In 2022, 55.9% of workers in Berwyn Heights, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (28.6%) and those who carpooled to work (7.73%).

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Commute Time

33.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Berwyn Heights, MD have a longer commute time (33.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.341% of the workforce in Berwyn Heights, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

5.54% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Berwyn Heights, MD (183 out of 3.31k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Berwyn Heights, MD is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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Health

84.1% of the population of Berwyn Heights, MD has health coverage, with 49.1% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 8.09% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 0.0909% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Prince George's County, MD see 1887 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.34% increase from the previous year (1826 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1568 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 551 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,887 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Prince George's County, MD

Primary care physicians in Prince George's County, MD see an average of 1,887 patients per year. This represents a 3.34% increase from the previous year (1,826 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Prince George's County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.4% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.87% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 54% were men and 46% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.9%
Uninsured
49.1%
Employer Coverage
15.7%
Medicaid
8.09%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
0.0909%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Berwyn Heights, MD grew by 15.1% from 13.8% to 15.9%.

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