Calvert County, MD

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Population

90,824

0.328% growth

Median Age

40.8


Median Household Income

$100,350

3.66% growth

Poverty Rate

5.69%


Number of Employees

45,756

1.14% growth

Median Property Value

$347,200

0.842% growth

About

In 2017, Calvert County, MD had a population of 90.8k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $100,350. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Calvert County, MD grew from 90,527 to 90,824, a 0.328% increase and its median household income grew from $96,808 to $100,350, a 3.66% increase.

The population of Calvert County, MD is 78.8% White Alone, 11.7% Black or African American Alone, and 4.09% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Calvert County, MD speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Calvert County, MD is $347,200, and the homeownership rate is 83.4%. Most people in Calvert County, MD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 39.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Calvert County, MD is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Calvert County, MD employs 45.8k people. The largest industries in Calvert County, MD are Public Administration (7,720 people), Construction (4,877 people), and Retail Trade (4,630 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($96,953), Public Administration ($91,735), and Information ($78,833).

Median household income in Calvert County, MD is $100,350. Males in Calvert County, 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 Calvert County, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$100,350

2017 value

± $4,007

3.66%

1 Year Growth

± 4.83%

Households in Calvert County, MD have a median annual income of $100,350, 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 $96,808 in 2016, which represents a 3.66% 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 Calvert County, 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 8606

  2. Census Tract 8605.01

  3. Census Tract 8602

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Calvert County, MD was Census Tract 8606 with a value of $132,672, followed by Census Tract 8605.01 and Census Tract 8602, with respective values of $130,503 and $119,099.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.69% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Calvert County, MD (5.11k out of 89.9k 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 45 - 54.

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

    3,755 ± 457

  2. Black

    901 ± 249

  3. Two Or More

    276 ± 167

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Calvert County, MD is White, followed by Black 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

45.8k

2017 Value

± 1,454

1.14%

1 Year growth

± 4.39%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Calvert County, MD grew at a rate of 1.14%, from 45.2k employees to 45.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Calvert County, MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,806 people), Management Occupations (6,012 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,703 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Calvert County, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Calvert County, MD, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,806 people), Management Occupations (6,012 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,703 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Calvert County, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.96 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.64 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Calvert County, MD, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($102,703), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($97,152), and Management Occupations ($97,002).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

45.8k

2017 Value

± 1,454

1.14%

1 Year growth

± 4.39%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Calvert County, MD grew at a rate of 1.14%, from 45.2k employees to 45.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Calvert County, MD, are Public Administration (7,720 people), Construction (4,877 people), and Retail Trade (4,630 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Calvert County, MD, though some of these residents may live in Calvert County, 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 Calvert County, MD, by number of employees, are Public Administration (7,720 people), Construction (4,877 people), and Retail Trade (4,630 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Calvert County, MD has an unusually high number of Public Administration (3.61 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.76 times), and Construction (1.7 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Calvert County, MD, by median earnings, are Utilities ($96,953), Public Administration ($91,735), and Information ($78,833).

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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

94.7% of the population of Calvert County, MD has health coverage, with 58.4% on employee plans, 10.3% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 3.84% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Calvert County, MD see 1776 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.99% decrease from the previous year (1812 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2074 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 560 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

1,776 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Calvert County, MD see an average of 1,776 patients per year. This represents a 1.99% decrease from the previous year (1,812 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Calvert County, MD in comparison to neighboring states.

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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%).

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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

5.26%

Uninsured

58.4%

Employer Coverage

10.3%

Medicaid

10%

Medicare

12.2%

Non-Group

3.84%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Calvert County, MD declined by 11.8% from 5.96% to 5.26%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Calvert County, 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%.

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

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Diversity

Calvert County, MD is home to a population of 90.8k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.15% of Calvert County, MD residents were born outside of the country (2.86k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Calvert County, MD is composed of 71.6k White Alone residents (78.8%), 10.6k Black or African American Alone residents (11.7%), 3.72k Two or More Races residents (4.09%), 3.28k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.61%), 1.41k Asian Alone residents (1.56%), 144 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.159%), 69 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.076%), and 34 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0374%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Calvert County, MD was 40.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Calvert County, MD are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Calvert County, MD residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.15%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.86k people

2.98%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.7k people

As of 2017, 3.15% of Calvert County, MD residents (2.86k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Calvert County, MD was 2.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

99%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Calvert County, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Calvert County, MD was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    71.6k ± 62

  2. Black or African American Alone

    10.6k ± 430

  3. Two or More Races

    3.72k ± 506

In 2017, there were 6.76 times more White Alone residents (71.6k people) in Calvert County, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.6k Black or African American Alone and 3.72k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Calvert County, 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 Calvert County, 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 Calvert County, MD was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Calvert County, 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. Gulf War (2001-)

    2,335 ± 393

  2. Vietnam

    2,321 ± 325

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,366 ± 235

Calvert County, 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 Calvert County, MD was $347,200 in 2017, which is 1.6 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $344,300 to $347,200, a 0.842% increase. The homeownership rate in Calvert County, MD is 83.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Calvert County, MD have an average commute time of 39.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Calvert County, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$100,350

Median Household Income

± $4,007

31.5k

Number of Households

± 1,124

In 2017, the median household income of the 31.5k households in Calvert County, MD grew to $100,350 from the previous year's value of $96,808.

The following chart displays the households in Calvert County, 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 $150k - $200k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$347,200

2017 Median

± $6,560

$344,300

2016 Median

± $6,150

In 2017, the median property value in Calvert County, MD grew to to $347,200 from the previous year's value of $344,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Calvert County, 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 Calvert County, 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 Calvert County, MD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Calvert County, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

83.4%

2017 Homeownership

81.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 83.4% of the housing units in Calvert County, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Calvert County, 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 Calvert County, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Calvert County, MD have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

39.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Calvert County, MD have a longer commute time (39.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 8.57% of the workforce in Calvert County, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.7%

  2. Carpooled

    8.36%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.31%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Calvert County, MD was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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