Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD

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2020 Population
116,634
1.9% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
35.9
1.41% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.53%
0.834% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$74,728
4.35% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$260,500
2.24% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
55,991
2.25% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD had a population of 117k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $74,728. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD declined from 118,891 to 116,634, a −1.9% decrease and its median household income grew from $71,616 to $74,728, a 4.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.39%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.88%), and White (Hispanic) (2.36%).

12.7% of the households in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, 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.

95.5% of the residents in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD are Towson University (5,945 degrees awarded in 2020), Goucher College (570 degrees), and Fortis Institute-Towson (200 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was $260,500, and the homeownership rate was 58.2%. Most people in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD is home to a population of 117k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 11.3% of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD residents were born outside of the country (13.2k people).

In 2020, there were 2.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.1k people) in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.45k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD are Spanish (2,812 households), Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages (1,363 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,146 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    75.1k ± 2k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    25.2k ± 1.82k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.45k ± 974
4.12%
Hispanic Population
4.81k people

In 2020, there were 2.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.1k people) in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.45k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.12% of the people in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD are hispanic (4.81k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,812 households (2.55%)
  2. Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages
    1,363 households (1.24%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,146 households (1.04%)

12.7% of the households in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was Spanish. 2.55% of the households in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
13.2k people
12.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
14.4k people

As of 2020, 11.3% of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD residents (13.2k 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 Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was 12.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.3

In 2020, the median age of all people in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was 35.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Nepal
    1,363 ± 901 people
  2. Nigeria
    1,190 ± 843 people
  3. Philippines
    947 ± 752 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was Nepal, the natal country of 1,363 Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD residents, followed by Nigeria with 1,190 and Philippines with 947.

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Citizenship

95.5%
2020 Citizenship
94.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.5% of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,708 ± 260
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    766 ± 245
  3. Korea
    724 ± 192

Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.23 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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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

Median household income in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD is $74,728. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was Bethesda, Potomac & North Bethesda PUMA, MD with a value of $157,809, followed by Columbia (West) & Ellicott City (Northwest) PUMA, MD and Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg & Darnestown PUMA, MD, with respective values of $145,528 and $144,058.

Males in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,206. The income inequality in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.44, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD employs 56k people. The largest industries in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,267 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,101 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,859 people), and the highest paying industries are Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($167,506), Air transportation ($126,881), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($116,342).

Wages

Median Household Income

$74,728
2020 value
± $3,949
4.35%
1 Year Growth
± 5.84%

Households in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD have a median annual income of $74,728, 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 $71,616 in 2019, which represents a 4.35% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$81,293
Average Male Salary in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD
± $10,711
$60,206
Average Female Salary in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD
± $7,942

In 2020, full-time male employees in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD
  1. White
    $65,146 ± $8,139
  2. Asian
    $55,131 ± $18,871
  3. Other
    $49,820 ± $42,616

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD workers was White. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD.

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Wage Distribution

0.44
2020 Wage GINI in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD
0.442
2019 Wage GINI in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD

In 2020, the income inequality in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was 0.44 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.591% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was Bethesda, Potomac & North Bethesda PUMA, MD with a value of $157,809, followed by Columbia (West) & Ellicott City (Northwest) PUMA, MD and Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg & Darnestown PUMA, MD, with respective values of $145,528 and $144,058.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.53% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD (10.3k out of 108k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

56k
2020 Value
−2.25%
1 Year decline
± −2.25%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD declined at a rate of −2.25%, from 57.3k employees to 56k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,638 people), Retail salespersons (1,612 people), and Registered nurses (1,466 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,638 people), Retail salespersons (1,612 people), and Registered nurses (1,466 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Budget analysts (6.07 times higher than expected), Biological scientists (4.68 times), and Physical therapists (4.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD, by average salary, are Insurance sales agents ($245,158), Chief executives & legislators ($217,865), and Physicians ($174,002).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56k
2020 Value
−2.25%
1 Year decline
± −2.25%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD declined at a rate of −2.25%, from 57.3k employees to 56k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,267 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,101 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,859 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD, though some of these residents may live in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney 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 Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,267 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,101 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,859 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD has an unusually high number of Electric & gas, and other combinations (4.86 times higher than expected), U. S. Armed Forces: Branch Not Specified (4.62 times), and Beer, wine, & liquor stores (2.88 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD, by average salary, are Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($167,506), Air transportation ($126,881), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($116,342).

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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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Education

In 2020, universities in Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD awarded 6,715 degrees. The student population of Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD is skewed towards women, with 8,952 male students and 15,538 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD are White (3,752 and 57.5%), followed by Black or African American (1,322 and 20.3%), Hispanic or Latino (492 and 7.54%), and Asian (356 and 5.46%).

The largest universities in Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD by number of degrees awarded are Towson University (5,945 and 88.5%), Goucher College (570 and 8.49%), and Fortis Institute-Towson (200 and 2.98%).

The most popular majors in Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD are General Business Administration & Management (591 and 8.8%), General Psychology (499 and 7.43%), and Registered Nursing (313 and 4.66%).

The median tuition costs in Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD are $47,100 for private four year colleges, and $6,962 and $21,098 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 443 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 313 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 591 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was General Psychology with 443 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,945 degrees awarded
  2. 570 degrees awarded
  3. 200 degrees awarded
$6,962
Median In-State Public
$47,100
Median Private

In 2020, the Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD institution with the largest number of graduating students was Towson University with 5,945 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

2,333
Degrees Awarded to Men
4,382
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 2,333 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD, which is 0.532 times less than the 4,382 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,752 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,322 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    492 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Baltimore County--Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was White students. These 3,752 degrees mean that there were 2.84 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,322 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD was $260,500 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 $254,800 to $260,500, a 2.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD is 58.2%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$260,500
2020 Median
± $5,663
$254,800
2019 Median
± $4,090

In 2020, the median property value in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD grew to to $260,500 from the previous year's value of $254,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney 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 Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k 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.
$74,728
Median Household Income
± $3,949
46k
Number of Households
± 1,673

In 2020, the median household income of the 46k households in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD grew to $74,728 from the previous year's value of $71,616.

The following chart displays the households in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney 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 Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

58.2%
2020 Homeownership
58.1%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 58.2% of the housing units in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.23% of the workforce in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.4%)
  3. Carpooled (6.29%)

In 2020, 80% of workers in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.4%) and those who carpooled to work (6.29%).

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 Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

95.8% of the population of Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD has health coverage, with 58.6% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.782% 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Maryland.
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

4.24%
Uninsured
58.6%
Employer Coverage
10.7%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.782%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney PUMA, MD grew by 8.91% from 3.89% to 4.24%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Towson (East & Central), Parkville & Carney 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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