Waldorf, MD

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Population

73,223

1.12% growth

Median Age

35.3


Median Household Income

$91,426

4.45% growth

Poverty Rate

7.26%


Number of Employees

38,179

1.45% growth

Median Property Value

$257,300

1.66% growth

About

In 2017, Waldorf, MD had a population of 73.2k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $91,426. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Waldorf, MD grew from 72,413 to 73,223, a 1.12% increase and its median household income grew from $87,533 to $91,426, a 4.45% increase.

The population of Waldorf, MD is 56.5% Black or African American Alone, 27.6% White Alone, and 6.6% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Waldorf, MD speak a non-English language, and 96.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Waldorf, MD are Aaron's Academy of Beauty (11 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Waldorf, MD is $257,300, and the homeownership rate is 68.9%. Most people in Waldorf, MD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 43.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Waldorf, MD is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Waldorf, MD employs 38.2k people. The largest industries in Waldorf, MD are Public Administration (7,730 people), Retail Trade (4,966 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,609 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($85,853), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($81,991), and Utilities ($80,873).

Median household income in Waldorf, MD is $91,426. Males in Waldorf, 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 Waldorf, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$91,426

2017 value

± $2,989

4.45%

1 Year Growth

± 5.28%

Households in Waldorf, MD have a median annual income of $91,426, 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 $87,533 in 2016, which represents a 4.45% 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 Maryland 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 Maryland 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 Waldorf, 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. Census Tract 8507.08

  2. Census Tract 8507.13

  3. Census Tract 8507.06

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Waldorf, MD was Census Tract 8507.08 with a value of $123,750, followed by Census Tract 8507.13 and Census Tract 8507.06, with respective values of $121,071 and $120,685.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.26% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waldorf, MD (5.29k out of 72.9k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

    3,639 ± 533

  2. White

    1,177 ± 243

  3. Hispanic

    329 ± 147

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

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

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

38.2k

2017 Value

± 1,382

1.45%

1 Year growth

± 5.09%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Waldorf, MD grew at a rate of 1.45%, from 37.6k employees to 38.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waldorf, MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,219 people), Management Occupations (4,147 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,668 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waldorf, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Waldorf, MD, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,219 people), Management Occupations (4,147 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,668 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Waldorf, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.75 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.25 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Waldorf, MD, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($93,944), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($93,101), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($87,226).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

38.2k

2017 Value

± 1,382

1.45%

1 Year growth

± 5.09%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Waldorf, MD grew at a rate of 1.45%, from 37.6k employees to 38.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waldorf, MD, are Public Administration (7,730 people), Retail Trade (4,966 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,609 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waldorf, MD, though some of these residents may live in Waldorf, 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 Waldorf, MD, by number of employees, are Public Administration (7,730 people), Retail Trade (4,966 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,609 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Waldorf, MD has an unusually high number of Public Administration (4.34 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.4 times), and Utilities (1.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Waldorf, MD, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($85,853), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($81,991), and Utilities ($80,873).

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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 ($17.7B) and Electronics ($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

96.3% of the population of Waldorf, MD has health coverage, with 57.6% on employee plans, 13.1% on Medicaid, 5.83% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 6.22% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Waldorf, 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).

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

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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

3.74%

Uninsured

57.6%

Employer Coverage

13.1%

Medicaid

5.83%

Medicare

13.6%

Non-Group

6.22%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waldorf, MD declined by 17.3% from 4.53% to 3.74%.

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

Waldorf, MD is home to a population of 73.2k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.54% of Waldorf, MD residents were born outside of the country (5.52k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Waldorf, MD is composed of 41.3k Black or African American Alone residents (56.5%), 20.2k White Alone residents (27.6%), 4.83k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.6%), 3.44k Two or More Races residents (4.7%), 2.83k Asian Alone residents (3.87%), 391 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.534%), 190 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.259%), and 27 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0369%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Waldorf, MD are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Waldorf, MD was 35.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Waldorf, MD are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Waldorf, MD residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.54%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.52k people

7.48%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.42k people

As of 2017, 7.54% of Waldorf, MD residents (5.52k people) 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 Waldorf, MD was 7.48%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

96.9%

2017 Citizenship

96.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.9% of Waldorf, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Waldorf, MD was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    41.3k ± 1.2k

  2. White Alone

    20.2k ± 1.02k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4.83k ± 746

In 2017, there were 2.05 times more Black or African American Alone residents (41.3k people) in Waldorf, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.2k White Alone and 4.83k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Waldorf, MD as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Waldorf, MD citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Waldorf, MD was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Waldorf, MD are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,087 ± 375

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,966 ± 385

  3. Vietnam

    1,160 ± 178

Waldorf, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Waldorf, MD awarded 11 degrees. The student population of Waldorf, MD is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 17 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Waldorf, MD are Black or African American (6 and 54.5%), followed by White (4 and 36.4%), Hispanic or Latino (1 and 9.09%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Waldorf, MD by number of degrees awarded are Aaron's Academy of Beauty (11 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Waldorf, MD are General Cosmetology (7 and 63.6%) and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (4 and 36.4%).

The median tuition costs in Waldorf, 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. 7 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Waldorf, MD was General Cosmetology with 7 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Waldorf, MD according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

11 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Waldorf, MD institution with the largest number of graduating students was Aaron's Academy of Beauty with 11 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

0

Degrees Awarded to Men

11

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 0 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Waldorf, MD, which is 0 times less than the 11 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    6 degrees awarded

  2. White

    4 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Waldorf, MD were to Black or African American students. These 6 degrees mean that there were 1.5 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 4 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Waldorf, MD was $257,300 in 2017, which is 1.18 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $253,100 to $257,300, a 1.66% increase. The homeownership rate in Waldorf, MD is 68.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Waldorf, MD have an average commute time of 43.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Waldorf, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$91,426

Median Household Income

± $2,989

26.7k

Number of Households

± 1,146

In 2017, the median household income of the 26.7k households in Waldorf, MD grew to $91,426 from the previous year's value of $87,533.

The following chart displays the households in Waldorf, 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

$257,300

2017 Median

± $6,047

$253,100

2016 Median

± $4,956

In 2017, the median property value in Waldorf, MD grew to to $257,300 from the previous year's value of $253,100.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

68.9%

2017 Homeownership

69.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.9% of the housing units in Waldorf, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Waldorf, 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 Waldorf, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Waldorf, MD have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

43.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waldorf, MD have a longer commute time (43.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 12% of the workforce in Waldorf, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81%

  2. Public Transit

    7.94%

  3. Carpooled

    6.6%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Waldorf, MD was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Carpooled.

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