Brentwood, MD

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2020 Population
3,443
0.949% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
31.1
4.01% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
10.1%
2.69% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$80,737
2.52% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$312,500
4.66% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
1,874
3.7% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Brentwood, MD had a population of 3.44k people with a median age of 31.1 and a median household income of $80,737. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Brentwood, MD declined from 3,476 to 3,443, a −0.949% decrease and its median household income grew from $78,750 to $80,737, a 2.52% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brentwood, MD are Other (Hispanic) (46.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (13.1%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (4.76%), and White (Hispanic) (4.18%).

None of the households in Brentwood, 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.

66.9% of the residents in Brentwood, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Brentwood, MD was $312,500, and the homeownership rate was 39.9%. Most people in Brentwood, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 38.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Brentwood, MD was 1 car per household.

Diversity

Brentwood, MD is home to a population of 3.44k people, from which 66.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 44% of Brentwood, MD residents were born outside of the country (1.52k people).

In 2020, there were 1.81 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (1.61k people) in Brentwood, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 886 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 450 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brentwood, MD
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    1.61k ± 339
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    886 ± 266
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    450 ± 152
57.9%
Hispanic Population
2k people

In 2020, there were 1.81 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (1.61k people) in Brentwood, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 886 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 450 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

57.9% of the people in Brentwood, MD are hispanic (2k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

44%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.52k people
46%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.6k people

As of 2020, 44% of Brentwood, MD residents (1.52k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brentwood, MD was 46%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

24
Median Native-Born Age
± 7.8
37
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.2

In 2020, the median age of all people in Brentwood, MD was 31.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 24, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Brentwood, MD are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Brentwood, MD residents was 32.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    106,672 ± 7,947 people
  2. India
    60,671 ± 6,017 people
  3. China
    43,639 ± 5,110 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 106,672 Maryland residents, followed by India with 60,671 and China with 43,639.

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Citizenship

66.9%
2020 Citizenship
66.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 66.9% of Brentwood, MD residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Brentwood, MD was 66.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    33 ± 26
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    30 ± 37
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    9 ± 18

Brentwood, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maryland, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Maryland (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Maryland across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,182. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Brentwood, MD employs 1.87k people. The largest industries in Brentwood, MD are Construction (377 people), Accommodation & Food Services (326 people), and Public Administration (218 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($91,607), Information ($80,417), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($73,661).

Wages

Median Household Income

$80,737
2020 value
± $11,999
2.52%
1 Year Growth
± 17.4%

Households in Brentwood, MD have a median annual income of $80,737, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $78,750 in 2019, which represents a 2.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$84,190
Average Male Salary in Maryland
± $1,749
$67,182
Average Female Salary in Maryland
± $1,324

In 2020, full-time male employees in Maryland made 1.25 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Maryland by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Maryland
  1. Asian
    $76,835 ± $4,304
  2. White
    $74,484 ± $1,528
  3. American Indian
    $63,630 ± $21,128

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maryland workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Maryland.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Brentwood, MD is from Maryland.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2020, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.855% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

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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The following map shows all of the places in Brentwood, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brentwood, MD (347 out of 3.44k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

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
    269 ± 112
  2. Other
    235 ± 110
  3. White
    85 ± 63

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

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

1.87k
2020 Value
± 264
−3.7%
1 Year decline
± 20.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Brentwood, MD declined at a rate of −3.7%, from 1.95k employees to 1.87k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brentwood, MD, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (342 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (284 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (159 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brentwood, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Brentwood, MD, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (342 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (284 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (159 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Brentwood, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (3.63 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2.73 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.31 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Brentwood, MD, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($117,857), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($106,932), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($105,455).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.87k
2020 Value
± 264
−3.7%
1 Year decline
± 20.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Brentwood, MD declined at a rate of −3.7%, from 1.95k employees to 1.87k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brentwood, MD, are Construction (377 people), Accommodation & Food Services (326 people), and Public Administration (218 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brentwood, MD, though some of these residents may live in Brentwood, 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 Brentwood, MD, by number of employees, are Construction (377 people), Accommodation & Food Services (326 people), and Public Administration (218 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Brentwood, MD has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.46 times higher than expected), Construction (3.01 times), and Public Administration (2.49 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Brentwood, MD, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($91,607), Information ($80,417), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($73,661).

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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. $29.2B
  2. $23.2B
  3. $20.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $29.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($23.2B) and Electronics ($20.6B).

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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$217B
2020 Value in Maryland
$445B
Projected 2050 Value in Maryland
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Maryland trade was $217B. This is expected to increase 105% to $445B by 2050.

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. $21.2B
  2. $18.1B
  3. $10.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $21.2B, followed by Pennsylvania with $18.1B and New York and $10.1B.

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

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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%). The most partisan county was Prince George's County, MD with 89.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Maryland
65.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maryland
  1. 89.3% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 87.3% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 78.6% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maryland was Prince George's County, MD with 89.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Maryland colored by their party leaning.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maryland over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brentwood, MD was $312,500 in 2020, which is 1.36 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $298,600 to $312,500, a 4.66% increase. The homeownership rate in Brentwood, MD is 39.9%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Brentwood, MD have an average commute time of 38.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Brentwood, MD is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$312,500
2020 Median
± $25,773
$298,600
2019 Median
± $20,225

In 2020, the median property value in Brentwood, MD grew to to $312,500 from the previous year's value of $298,600.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$80,737
Median Household Income
± $11,999
1.05k
Number of Households
± 174

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.05k households in Brentwood, MD grew to $80,737 from the previous year's value of $78,750.

The following chart displays the households in Brentwood, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

39.9%
2020 Homeownership
43.4%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 39.9% of the housing units in Brentwood, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 43.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Brentwood, MD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

38.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brentwood, MD have a longer commute time (38.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.45% of the workforce in Brentwood, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (53.7%)
  2. Public Transit (31.3%)
  3. Carpooled (5.71%)

In 2020, 53.7% of workers in Brentwood, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (31.3%) and those who carpooled to work (5.71%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

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

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Health

77.5% of the population of Brentwood, MD has health coverage, with 33.4% on employee plans, 30.7% on Medicaid, 6.36% on Medicare, 6.45% on non-group plans, and 0.523% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Prince George's County, MD see 1826 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.56% decrease from the previous year (1855 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1581 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 628 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.9%). Additionally, Somerset County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,826 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 1,826 patients per year. This represents a 1.56% decrease from the previous year (1,855 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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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

Data only available at state level.
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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,602
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Maryland
$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

22.5%
Uninsured
33.4%
Employer Coverage
30.7%
Medicaid
6.36%
Medicare
6.45%
Non-Group
0.523%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brentwood, MD grew by 7.62% from 20.9% to 22.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brentwood, 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. 18.9% prevalence
  2. 15.9% prevalence
  3. 14.5% prevalence

Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maryland, at 18.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Maryland by county over multiple years.

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