Taneytown, MD

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2020 Population
6,837
0.737% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.8
7.87% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
9.27%
7.15% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$67,689
8.09% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$258,800
2.41% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
3,008
9.78% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Taneytown, MD had a population of 6.84k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $67,689. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Taneytown, MD grew from 6,787 to 6,837, a 0.737% increase and its median household income declined from $73,649 to $67,689, a −8.09% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Taneytown, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.29%), White (Hispanic) (1.87%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.07%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.834%).

None of the households in Taneytown, 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.

99.2% of the residents in Taneytown, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Taneytown, MD was $258,800, and the homeownership rate was 76.7%. Most people in Taneytown, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Taneytown, MD was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Taneytown, MD is home to a population of 6.84k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.6% of Taneytown, MD residents were born outside of the country (178 people).

In 2020, there were 14.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.14k people) in Taneytown, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 430 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 128 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Taneytown, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.14k ± 321
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    430 ± 277
  3. White (Hispanic)
    128 ± 117
1.87%
Hispanic Population
128 people

In 2020, there were 14.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.14k people) in Taneytown, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 430 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 128 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.87% of the people in Taneytown, MD are hispanic (128 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
178 people
2.84%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
193 people

As of 2020, 2.6% of Taneytown, MD residents (178 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Taneytown, MD was 2.84%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 4.1
33
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 25.4

In 2020, the median age of all people in Taneytown, MD was 39.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Taneytown, MD are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Taneytown, MD residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    106,672 ± 7,947 people
  2. India
    60,671 ± 6,017 people
  3. China
    43,639 ± 5,110 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 106,672 Maryland residents, followed by India with 60,671 and China with 43,639.

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Citizenship

99.2%
2020 Citizenship
98.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.2% of Taneytown, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Taneytown, MD was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    275 ± 227
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    64 ± 45
  3. World War II
    15 ± 24

Taneytown, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maryland, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Maryland (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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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.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Maryland across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,182. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Taneytown, MD employs 3.01k people. The largest industries in Taneytown, MD are Health Care & Social Assistance (616 people), Educational Services (360 people), and Retail Trade (304 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($87,500), Finance & Insurance ($72,964), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,607).

Wages

Median Household Income

$67,689
2020 value
± $10,344
−8.09%
1 Year Growth
± 19.7%

Households in Taneytown, MD have a median annual income of $67,689, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $73,649 in 2019, which represents a −8.09% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$84,190
Average Male Salary in Maryland
± $1,749
$67,182
Average Female Salary in Maryland
± $1,324

In 2020, full-time male employees in Maryland made 1.25 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-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. Asian
    $76,835 ± $4,304
  2. White
    $74,484 ± $1,528
  3. American Indian
    $63,630 ± $21,128

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maryland workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than White 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 Taneytown, MD is from Maryland.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2020, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.855% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5010.02
  2. Census Tract 5010.01

The following map shows all of the places in Taneytown, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 6 - 11
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.27% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Taneytown, MD (627 out of 6.76k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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
    627 ± 263
  2. Black
    0 ± 92
  3. Native American
    0 ± 92

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

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

3.01k
2020 Value
± 415
−9.78%
1 Year decline
± 20.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Taneytown, MD declined at a rate of −9.78%, from 3.33k employees to 3.01k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Taneytown, MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (453 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (299 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (239 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Taneytown, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Taneytown, MD, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (453 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (299 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (239 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Taneytown, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.92 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.21 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.8 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Taneytown, MD, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($101,917), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($85,417), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($75,521).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.01k
2020 Value
± 415
−9.78%
1 Year decline
± 20.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Taneytown, MD declined at a rate of −9.78%, from 3.33k employees to 3.01k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Taneytown, MD, are Health Care & Social Assistance (616 people), Educational Services (360 people), and Retail Trade (304 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Taneytown, MD, though some of these residents may live in Taneytown, 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 Taneytown, MD, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (616 people), Educational Services (360 people), and Retail Trade (304 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Taneytown, MD has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (1.81 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.54 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Taneytown, MD, by median earnings, are Information ($87,500), Finance & Insurance ($72,964), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,607).

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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. $29.2B
  2. $23.2B
  3. $20.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $29.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($23.2B) and Electronics ($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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$217B
2020 Value in Maryland
$445B
Projected 2050 Value in Maryland
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Maryland trade was $217B. This is expected to increase 105% to $445B by 2050.

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. $21.2B
  2. $18.1B
  3. $10.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $21.2B, followed by Pennsylvania with $18.1B and New York and $10.1B.

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

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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%). The most partisan county was Prince George's County, MD with 89.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Maryland
65.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maryland
  1. 89.3% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 87.3% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 78.6% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maryland was Prince George's County, MD with 89.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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 Taneytown, MD was $258,800 in 2020, which is 1.13 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $252,700 to $258,800, a 2.41% increase. The homeownership rate in Taneytown, MD is 76.7%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Taneytown, MD have an average commute time of 35.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Taneytown, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$258,800
2020 Median
± $9,105
$252,700
2019 Median
± $11,145

In 2020, the median property value in Taneytown, MD grew to to $258,800 from the previous year's value of $252,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Taneytown, 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 Taneytown, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $250k - $300k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$67,689
Median Household Income
± $10,344
2.64k
Number of Households
± 439

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.64k households in Taneytown, MD declined from $67,689 from the previous year's value of $73,649.

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

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Rent vs Own

76.7%
2020 Homeownership
77.1%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 76.7% of the housing units in Taneytown, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Taneytown, MD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

35.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Taneytown, MD have a longer commute time (35.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 6.5% of the workforce in Taneytown, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82%)
  2. Carpooled (9.62%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.06%)

In 2020, 82% of workers in Taneytown, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.62%) and those who worked at home (5.06%).

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

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Health

94.4% of the population of Taneytown, MD has health coverage, with 52.7% on employee plans, 12.8% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 1.17% 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 Carroll County, MD see 2246 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.74% increase from the previous year (2124 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1701 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 447 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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2,246 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Carroll County, MD

Primary care physicians in Carroll County, MD see an average of 2,246 patients per year. This represents a 5.74% increase from the previous year (2,124 patients).

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

5.61%
Uninsured
52.7%
Employer Coverage
12.8%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
1.17%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Taneytown, MD grew by 1.6% from 5.52% to 5.61%.

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