Smithsburg, MD

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Population

2,976

0.767% decline

Median Age

35.5


Median Household Income

$79,267

3.1% decline

Poverty Rate

6.99%


Number of Employees

1,460

0.275% growth

Median Property Value

$231,000

0.741% growth

About

In 2017, Smithsburg, MD had a population of 2.98k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $79,267. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Smithsburg, MD declined from 2,999 to 2,976, a -0.767% decrease and its median household income declined from $81,800 to $79,267, a -3.1% decrease.

The population of Smithsburg, MD is 92.2% White Alone, 2.89% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.28% Two or More Races. 2.86% of the people in Smithsburg, MD speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Smithsburg, MD is $231,000, and the homeownership rate is 73.8%. Most people in Smithsburg, MD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 34.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Smithsburg, MD is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Smithsburg, MD employs 1.46k people. The largest industries in Smithsburg, MD are Retail Trade (197 people), Educational Services (183 people), and Public Administration (175 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($74,750), Construction ($66,500), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($58,750).

Median household income in Smithsburg, MD is $79,267. Males in Smithsburg, 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 Smithsburg, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$79,267

2017 value

± $14,583

-3.1%

1 Year Growth

± 24.8%

Households in Smithsburg, MD have a median annual income of $79,267, 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 $81,800 in 2016, which represents a -3.1% 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 Smithsburg, MD 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 Smithsburg, MD 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 Smithsburg, 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. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Smithsburg, 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

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.99% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Smithsburg, MD (207 out of 2.96k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

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

    207 ± 94

  2. Hispanic

    7 ± 61

  3. Black

    0 ± 61

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.46k

2017 Value

± 162

0.275%

1 Year growth

± 16.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Smithsburg, MD grew at a rate of 0.275%, from 1.46k employees to 1.46k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Smithsburg, MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (272 people), Sales & Related Occupations (169 people), and Management Occupations (163 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Smithsburg, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Smithsburg, MD, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (272 people), Sales & Related Occupations (169 people), and Management Occupations (163 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Smithsburg, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.11 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.7 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.64 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Smithsburg, MD, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($103,542), Management Occupations ($94,028), and Protective Service Occupations ($89,861).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.46k

2017 Value

± 162

0.275%

1 Year growth

± 16.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Smithsburg, MD grew at a rate of 0.275%, from 1.46k employees to 1.46k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Smithsburg, MD, are Retail Trade (197 people), Educational Services (183 people), and Public Administration (175 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Smithsburg, MD, though some of these residents may live in Smithsburg, 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 Smithsburg, MD, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (197 people), Educational Services (183 people), and Public Administration (175 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Smithsburg, MD has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.57 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.58 times), and Information (1.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Smithsburg, MD, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($74,750), Construction ($66,500), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($58,750).

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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. $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 with $17.7B and Electronics and $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

97.4% of the population of Smithsburg, MD has health coverage, with 70.7% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 5.78% on Medicare, 7.76% on non-group plans, and 2.62% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Smithsburg, MD see 1137 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.977% increase from the previous year (1126 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1321 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 463 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

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1,137 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Maryland see an average of 1,137 patients per year. This represents a 0.977% increase from the previous year (1,126 patients).

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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%).

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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

2.55%

Uninsured

70.7%

Employer Coverage

10.6%

Medicaid

5.78%

Medicare

7.76%

Non-Group

2.62%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Smithsburg, MD declined by 42% from 4.41% to 2.55%.

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

Smithsburg, MD is home to a population of 2.98k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.92% of Smithsburg, MD residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Smithsburg, MD is composed of 2.74k White Alone residents (92.2%), 86 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.89%), 68 Two or More Races residents (2.28%), 52 Black or African American Alone residents (1.75%), 27 Asian Alone residents (0.907%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Smithsburg, MD are Spanish or Spanish Creole (53 speakers), Tagalog (13 speakers), and African Languages (10 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.3

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Smithsburg, MD was 35.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Smithsburg, MD are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Smithsburg, MD residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.92%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.33%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.92% of Smithsburg, MD residents 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 Smithsburg, MD was 3.33%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Smithsburg, MD was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,722 Smithsburg, MD residents, followed by India with 58,285 and China with 42,414.

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Citizenship

98.8%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.8% of Smithsburg, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Smithsburg, MD was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.74k ± 79

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    86 ± 57.5

  3. Two or More Races

    68 ± 42.7

In 2017, there were 31.9 times more White Alone residents (2.74k people) in Smithsburg, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 86 Hispanic or Latino and 68 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 Smithsburg, MD as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    53 speakers (1.92%)

  2. Tagalog

    13 speakers (0.471%)

  3. African Languages

    10 speakers (0.362%)

2.86% of Smithsburg, MD citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Smithsburg, MD was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.92% of the overall population of Smithsburg, MD are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.471% speak Tagalog and 0.362% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    62 ± 31

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    52 ± 30

  3. Vietnam

    38 ± 32

Smithsburg, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Smithsburg, MD was $231,000 in 2017, which is 1.06 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $229,300 to $231,000, a 0.741% increase. The homeownership rate in Smithsburg, MD is 73.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Smithsburg, MD have an average commute time of 34.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Smithsburg, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$79,267

Median Household Income

± $14,583

1.01k

Number of Households

± 131

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.01k households in Smithsburg, MD declined from $79,267 from the previous year's value of $81,800.

The following chart displays the households in Smithsburg, 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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Housing

Property Value

$231,000

2017 Median

± $7,453

$229,300

2016 Median

± $9,253

In 2017, the median property value in Smithsburg, MD grew to to $231,000 from the previous year's value of $229,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Smithsburg, 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 Smithsburg, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Smithsburg, MD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Smithsburg, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

73.8%

2017 Homeownership

75.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.8% of the housing units in Smithsburg, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.1%.

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

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Commute Time

34.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Smithsburg, MD have a longer commute time (34.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 7% of the workforce in Smithsburg, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.2%

  2. Carpooled

    10.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.98%

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

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