Fairwood, MD

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2019 Population
6,261
2.91% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
39.2
1.55% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
1.63%
8.23% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$162,697
4.97% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$514,500
8.96% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
3,450
4.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Fairwood, MD had a population of 6.26k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $162,697. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Fairwood, MD grew from 6,084 to 6,261, a 2.91% increase and its median household income grew from $155,000 to $162,697, a 4.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fairwood, MD are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (78.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (8.77%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.79%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.68%), and White (Hispanic) (1.07%). 0% of the households in Fairwood, MD speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 93.7% of the residents in Fairwood, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Fairwood, MD was $514,500, and the homeownership rate was 88.6%. Most people in Fairwood, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 38.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Fairwood, MD was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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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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Diversity

Fairwood, MD is home to a population of 6.26k people, from which 93.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 31.1% of Fairwood, MD residents were born outside of the country (1.95k people).

In 2019, there were 8.98 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.93k people) in Fairwood, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 549 White (Non-Hispanic) and 488 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fairwood, MD
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.93k ± 476
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    549 ± 166
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    488 ± 132
2.01%
Hispanic Population
126 people

In 2019, there were 8.98 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.93k people) in Fairwood, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 549 White (Non-Hispanic) and 488 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.01% of the people in Fairwood, MD are hispanic (126 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

31.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.95k people
17.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.09k people

As of 2019, 31.1% of Fairwood, MD residents (1.95k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fairwood, MD was 17.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 3.1
50
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Fairwood, MD was 39.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Fairwood, MD are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Fairwood, MD residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    109,550 ± 8,052 people
  2. India
    61,201 ± 6,043 people
  3. China
    43,434 ± 5,098 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 109,550 Maryland residents, followed by India with 61,201 and China with 43,434.

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Citizenship

93.7%
2019 Citizenship
95.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 93.7% of Fairwood, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Fairwood, MD was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    225 ± 112
  2. Vietnam
    93 ± 54
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    58 ± 47

Fairwood, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Fairwood, MD is $162,697. In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Fairwood, MD was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,242. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Fairwood, MD employs 3.45k people. The largest industries in Fairwood, MD are Public Administration (633 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (632 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (507 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($133,750), Information ($129,712), and Public Administration ($123,750).

Wages

Median Household Income

$162,697
2019 value
± $11,190
4.97%
1 Year Growth
± 9.66%

Households in Fairwood, MD have a median annual income of $162,697, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $155,000 in 2018, which represents a 4.97% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$82,411
Average Male Salary in Maryland
± $1,726
$65,242
Average Female Salary in Maryland
± $1,274

In 2019, full-time male employees in Maryland made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-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. Alaska Native
    $82,342 ± $129,777
  2. Asian
    $74,489 ± $4,278
  3. White
    $72,366 ± $1,474

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maryland workers was Alaska Native. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than Asian 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 Fairwood, MD is from Maryland.
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.461
2018 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2019, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0216% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. N/A
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fairwood, MD was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

1.63% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fairwood, MD (102 out of 6.26k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 65 - 74.

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. Black
    92 ± 95
  2. White
    10 ± 86
  3. Hispanic
    10 ± 86

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

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

3.45k
2019 Value
± 382
4.2%
1 Year growth
± 14.9%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Fairwood, MD grew at a rate of 4.2%, from 3.31k employees to 3.45k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fairwood, MD, are Management Occupations (739 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (436 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (321 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fairwood, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fairwood, MD, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (739 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (436 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (321 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fairwood, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.95 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (2.61 times), and Legal Occupations (2.37 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fairwood, MD, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($161,111), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($127,500), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($123,145).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.45k
2019 Value
± 382
4.2%
1 Year growth
± 14.9%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Fairwood, MD grew at a rate of 4.2%, from 3.31k employees to 3.45k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fairwood, MD, are Public Administration (633 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (632 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (507 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fairwood, MD, though some of these residents may live in Fairwood, 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 Fairwood, MD, by number of employees, are Public Administration (633 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (632 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (507 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fairwood, MD has an unusually high number of Public Administration (3.97 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.65 times), and Utilities (2.38 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fairwood, MD, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($133,750), Information ($129,712), and Public Administration ($123,750).

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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. $25.4B
  2. $20.9B
  3. $20.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $25.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($20.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($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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$231B
2018 Value in Maryland
$419B
Projected 2045 Value in Maryland
81.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound Maryland trade was $231B. This is expected to increase 81.8% to $419B 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. $23.6B
  3. $9.87B

In 2018, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $24B, followed by Pennsylvania with $23.6B and New York and $9.87B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Prince George's County, MD went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 88.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (8.4%), followed by Other (3.46%). The most partisan county was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Prince George's County, MD
88.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maryland
  1. 88.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 84.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 76.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maryland was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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 Fairwood, MD was $514,500 in 2019, which is 2.14 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $472,200 to $514,500, a 8.96% increase. The homeownership rate in Fairwood, MD is 88.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Fairwood, MD have an average commute time of 38.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fairwood, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$514,500
2019 Median
± $30,467
$472,200
2018 Median
± $15,937

In 2019, the median property value in Fairwood, MD grew to to $514,500 from the previous year's value of $472,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fairwood, 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 Fairwood, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$162,697
Median Household Income
± $11,190
2.1k
Number of Households
± 274

In 2019, the median household income of the 2.1k households in Fairwood, MD grew to $162,697 from the previous year's value of $155,000.

The following chart displays the households in Fairwood, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

88.6%
2019 Homeownership
91.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 88.6% of the housing units in Fairwood, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 91.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Fairwood, MD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

38.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fairwood, MD have a longer commute time (38.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 4.52% of the workforce in Fairwood, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (66.3%)
  2. Public Transit (12.5%)
  3. Carpooled (11.2%)

In 2019, 66.3% of workers in Fairwood, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (12.5%) and those who carpooled to work (11.2%).

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

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Fairwood, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fairwood, MD have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

95.6% of the population of Fairwood, MD has health coverage, with 68.6% on employee plans, 4% on Medicaid, 5.94% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 2.33% 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

4.37%
Uninsured
68.6%
Employer Coverage
4%
Medicaid
5.94%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
2.33%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fairwood, MD declined by 9.54% from 4.83% to 4.37%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fairwood, 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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