Indian Head, MD

Census Place

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2022 Population
3,931
0.563% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.5
3.35% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.4%
26.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$77,948
6.48% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$261,200
9.06% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Indian Head, MD had a population of 3.93k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $77,948. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Indian Head, MD grew from 3,909 to 3,931, a 0.563% increase and its median household income grew from $73,204 to $77,948, a 6.48% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Indian Head, MD are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (60.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (27.8%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (3.41%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.05%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.95%).

None of the households in Indian Head, 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.

98% of the residents in Indian Head, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Indian Head, MD was $261,200, and the homeownership rate was 68.2%.

Most people in Indian Head, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 46.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Indian Head, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Indian Head, MD is home to a population of 3.93k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.21% of Indian Head, MD residents were born outside of the country (205 people).

In 2022, there were 2.17 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.38k people) in Indian Head, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.09k White (Non-Hispanic) and 134 Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of Indian Head, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Indian Head, MD was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Indian Head, MD
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.38k ± 318
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.09k ± 292
  3. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    134 ± 169
4.78%
Hispanic Population
188 people

In 2022, there were 2.17 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.38k people) in Indian Head, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.09k White (Non-Hispanic) and 134 Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.78% of the people in Indian Head, MD are hispanic (188 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

5.21%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
205 people
7.14%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
279 people

As of 2022, 5.21% of Indian Head, MD residents (205 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Indian Head, MD was 7.14%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    71 ± 47
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    51 ± 68
  3. Vietnam
    10 ± 25

Indian Head, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Indian Head, MD employs 2.03k people. The largest industries in Indian Head, MD are Public Administration (427 people), Accommodation & Food Services (281 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (280 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($89,375), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($88,594), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($87,813).

Occupations

2.03k
2022 Value
± 372
−0.93%
1 Year decline
± 26.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Indian Head, MD declined at a rate of −0.93%, from 2.04k employees to 2.03k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Indian Head, MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (291 people), Sales & Related Occupations (273 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (193 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Indian Head, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.03k
2022 Value
± 372
−0.93%
1 Year decline
± 26.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Indian Head, MD declined at a rate of −0.93%, from 2.04k employees to 2.03k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Indian Head, MD, are Public Administration (427 people), Accommodation & Food Services (281 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (280 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Indian Head, MD, though some of these residents may live in Indian Head, 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

$60,526
Median earning men ± $11,460
$52,631
Median earning women ± $12,903

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($72,027), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($63,899), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,801).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($125,288), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,978), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($59,917).

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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%.

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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.

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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 Indian Head, MD was $261,200 in 2022, which is 0.927 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $239,500 to $261,200, a 9.06% increase. The homeownership rate in Indian Head, MD is 68.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Indian Head, MD have an average commute time of 46.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Indian Head, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$261,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$25,616
$1,023
Median Property Taxes
±$232

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 Indian Head, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

68.2%
Homeownership
2022
74.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.2% of the housing units in Indian Head, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8502.01
  2. Census Tract 8502.02

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Household Income

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$77,948
Median Household Income
± $14,954
1.5k
Number of Households
± 321

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.5k households in Indian Head, MD grew to $77,948 from the previous year's value of $73,204.

The following chart displays the households in Indian Head, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Indian Head, 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 (76.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.6%)
  3. Public Transit (5.7%)

In 2022, 76.9% of workers in Indian Head, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.6%) and those who used public transit to get to work (5.7%).

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Commute Time

46.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Indian Head, MD have a longer commute time (46.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.74% of the workforce in Indian Head, 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 Indian Head, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Indian Head, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Indian Head, MD (408 out of 3.93k 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 45 - 54, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Indian Head, 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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Health

97.8% of the population of Indian Head, MD has health coverage, with 51.6% on employee plans, 19.6% on Medicaid, 8.41% on Medicare, 17.2% on non-group plans, and 0.92% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Charles County, MD see 2721 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.12% increase from the previous year (2564 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1442 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 539 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,721 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Charles County, MD

Primary care physicians in Charles County, MD see an average of 2,721 patients per year. This represents a 6.12% increase from the previous year (2,564 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Charles 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 25.8% under 18 years, 21.5% between 18 and 34 years, 41.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.9% were men and 54.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.22%
Uninsured
51.6%
Employer Coverage
19.6%
Medicaid
8.41%
Medicare
17.2%
Non-Group
0.92%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Indian Head, MD declined by 30.6% from 3.2% to 2.22%.

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