La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD

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2019 Population
159,428
1.11% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
38.4
0.261% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
6.33%
4.43% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$100,003
4.25% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$313,300
3.47% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
79,195
1.55% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD had a population of 159k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $100,003. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD grew from 157,671 to 159,428, a 1.11% increase and its median household income grew from $95,924 to $100,003, a 4.25% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (45.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (40.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.71%), White (Hispanic) (3.8%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.18%). 8.19% of the households in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.5% of the residents in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are College of Southern Maryland (1,814 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was $313,300, and the homeownership rate was 76.9%. Most people in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 43.3 minutes. The average car ownership in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, 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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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.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is home to a population of 159k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 12.5% of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD residents were born outside of the country (19.9k people).

In 2019, there were 1.13 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (72.4k people) in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 64k White (Non-Hispanic) and 7.51k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are Spanish (5,327 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (1,218 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (670 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    72.4k ± 942
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    64k ± 97
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.51k ± 1.02k
5.78%
Hispanic Population
9.21k people

In 2019, there were 1.13 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (72.4k people) in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 64k White (Non-Hispanic) and 7.51k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.78% of the people in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are hispanic (9.21k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,327 speakers (3.55%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    1,218 speakers (0.813%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    670 speakers (0.447%)

8.19% of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was Spanish. 3.55% of the overall population of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are native Spanish speakers. 0.813% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 0.447% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

12.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
19.9k people
6.04%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
9.52k people

As of 2019, 12.5% of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD residents (19.9k 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 La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was 6.04%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2

In 2019, the median age of all people in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was 38.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    1,366 ± 904 people
  2. Nigeria
    950 ± 754 people
  3. El Salvador
    667 ± 633 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was Philippines, the natal country of 1,366 La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD residents, followed by Nigeria with 950 and El Salvador with 667.

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Citizenship

97.5%
2019 Citizenship
97.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97.5% of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,831 ± 521
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,416 ± 431
  3. Vietnam
    3,134 ± 310

La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is $100,003. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was Bethesda, Potomac & North Bethesda PUMA, MD with a value of $159,588, followed by Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg & Darnestown PUMA, MD and Columbia (West) & Ellicott City (Northwest) PUMA, MD, with respective values of $145,617 and $141,258.

Males in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have an average income that is 1.12 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,258. The income inequality in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.393, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD employs 79.2k people. The largest industries in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are Construction (6,257 people), National security & international affairs (5,679 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,120 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of other health practitioners ($358,561), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($134,195), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($120,971).

Wages

Median Household Income

$100,003
2019 value
± $2,950
4.25%
1 Year Growth
± 3.88%

Households in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have a median annual income of $100,003, 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 $95,924 in 2018, which represents a 4.25% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$77,247
Average Male Salary in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD
± $7,583
$69,258
Average Female Salary in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD
± $6,676

In 2019, full-time male employees in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD made 1.12 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD
  1. American Indian
    $79,093 ± $49,758
  2. Asian
    $74,025 ± $35,855
  3. White
    $69,718 ± $7,704

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD.

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Wage Distribution

0.393
2019 Wage GINI in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD
0.394
2018 Wage GINI in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD

In 2019, the income inequality in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was 0.393 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.343% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was Bethesda, Potomac & North Bethesda PUMA, MD with a value of $159,588, followed by Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg & Darnestown PUMA, MD and Columbia (West) & Ellicott City (Northwest) PUMA, MD, with respective values of $145,617 and $141,258.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.33% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD (9.95k out of 157k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    5,020 ± 590
  2. White
    3,627 ± 441
  3. Two Or More
    743 ± 216

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is Black, followed by White 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

79.2k
2019 Value
1.55%
1 Year growth
± 1.55%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD grew at a rate of 1.55%, from 78k employees to 79.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, are Other managers (2,631 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (2,407 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,181 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, by number of employees, are Other managers (2,631 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (2,407 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,181 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Elevator installers & repairers (11.2 times higher than expected), Military, rank not specified (7.76 times), and Budget analysts (6.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, by average salary, are Physicians ($358,386), Chief executives & legislators ($201,065), and Computer network architects ($136,200).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

79.2k
2019 Value
1.55%
1 Year growth
± 1.55%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD grew at a rate of 1.55%, from 78k employees to 79.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, are Construction (6,257 people), National security & international affairs (5,679 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,120 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, though some of these residents may live in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, 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 La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, by number of employees, are Construction (6,257 people), National security & international affairs (5,679 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,120 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD has an unusually high number of National security & international affairs (10.7 times higher than expected), Other general government & support (7.94 times), and Administration of economic programs & space research (7.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, by average salary, are Offices of other health practitioners ($358,561), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($134,195), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($120,971).

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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 Maryland went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 60.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (33.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.86%). 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 Maryland
60.3% 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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Education

In 2019, universities in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD awarded 1,814 degrees. The student population of Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is skewed towards women, with 2,455 male students and 3,896 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are White (1,149 and 63.6%), followed by Black or African American (365 and 20.2%), Two or More Races (107 and 5.92%), and Hispanic or Latino (94 and 5.2%).

The largest universities in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD by number of degrees awarded are College of Southern Maryland (1,814 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (686 and 37.8%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (412 and 22.7%), and Registered Nursing (92 and 5.07%).

The median tuition costs in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 412 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 224 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 92 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 412 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,814 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Southern Maryland with 1,814 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

662
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,152
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 662 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, which is 0.575 times less than the 1,152 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,149 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    365 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    107 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was White students. These 1,149 degrees mean that there were 3.15 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 365 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was $313,300 in 2019, which is 1.3 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $302,800 to $313,300, a 3.47% increase. The homeownership rate in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is 76.9%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have an average commute time of 43.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$313,300
2019 Median
± $3,774
$302,800
2018 Median
± $4,892

In 2019, the median property value in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD grew to to $313,300 from the previous year's value of $302,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, 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 La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$100,003
Median Household Income
± $2,950
56.5k
Number of Households
± 1,650

In 2019, the median household income of the 56.5k households in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD grew to $100,003 from the previous year's value of $95,924.

The following chart displays the households in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, 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 La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.9%
2019 Homeownership
76.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 76.9% of the housing units in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.5%.

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

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Commute Time

43.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have a longer commute time (43.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 13% of the workforce in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (82%)
  2. Carpooled (6.8%)
  3. Public Transit (5.63%)

In 2019, 82% of workers in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.8%) and those who used public transit to get to work (5.63%).

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 La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

96.2% of the population of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD has health coverage, with 57.2% on employee plans, 11.9% on Medicaid, 8.25% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 4.82% 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 Maryland see 1129 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1141 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1259 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 364 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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1,129 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maryland

Primary care physicians in Maryland see an average of 1,129 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,141 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Maryland 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

3.79%
Uninsured
57.2%
Employer Coverage
11.9%
Medicaid
8.25%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
4.82%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD grew by 4.16% from 3.64% to 3.79%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, 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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