Westernport, MD

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2022 Population
1,993
11.7% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.5
3.35% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
22%
29.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$50,938
10% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$83,500
15.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Westernport, MD had a population of 1.99k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $50,938. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Westernport, MD grew from 1,785 to 1,993, a 11.7% increase and its median household income grew from $46,288 to $50,938, a 10% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Westernport, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (96%), White (Hispanic) (1.51%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.15%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.552%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.351%).

None of the households in Westernport, 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.

99.7% of the residents in Westernport, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Westernport, MD was $83,500, and the homeownership rate was 79%.

Most people in Westernport, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Westernport, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Westernport, MD is home to a population of 1.99k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.652% of Westernport, MD residents were born outside of the country (13 people).

In 2022, there were 63.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.91k people) in Westernport, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30 White (Hispanic) and 23 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Westernport, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Westernport, MD was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Westernport, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.91k ± 336
  2. White (Hispanic)
    30 ± 27
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    23 ± 44.9
2.96%
Hispanic Population
59 people

In 2022, there were 63.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.91k people) in Westernport, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30 White (Hispanic) and 23 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.96% of the people in Westernport, MD are hispanic (59 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.652%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
13 people
0.448%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8 people

As of 2022, 0.652% of Westernport, MD residents (13 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Westernport, MD was 0.448%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    30 ± 26
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    26 ± 28
  3. Korea
    9 ± 16

Westernport, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Westernport, MD employs 771 people. The largest industries in Westernport, MD are Retail Trade (131 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (105 people), and Manufacturing (76 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($162,738), Public Administration ($60,417), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,750).

Occupations

771
2022 Value
± 165
14.1%
1 Year growth
± 26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Westernport, MD grew at a rate of 14.1%, from 676 employees to 771 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Westernport, MD, are Management Occupations (112 people), Material Moving Occupations (88 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (83 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Westernport, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

771
2022 Value
± 165
14.1%
1 Year growth
± 26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Westernport, MD grew at a rate of 14.1%, from 676 employees to 771 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Westernport, MD, are Retail Trade (131 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (105 people), and Manufacturing (76 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Westernport, MD, though some of these residents may live in Westernport, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,300
Median earning men ± $12,108
$21,447
Median earning women ± $15,378

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($65,667), Public Administration ($63,036), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,438), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($35,500), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($34,500).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

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

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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%).

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.

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.

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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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Westernport, MD was $83,500 in 2022, which is 0.296 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $72,500 to $83,500, a 15.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Westernport, MD is 79%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Westernport, MD have an average commute time of 36.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Westernport, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$83,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,332
$621
Median Property Taxes
±$128

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Westernport, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Westernport, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

79%
Homeownership
2022
66.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79% of the housing units in Westernport, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.2%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$50,938
Median Household Income
± $10,703
786
Number of Households
± 155

In 2022, the median household income of the 786 households in Westernport, MD grew to $50,938 from the previous year's value of $46,288.

The following chart displays the households in Westernport, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Westernport, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.9%)
  2. Carpooled (9.09%)
  3. Walked (6.72%)

In 2022, 75.9% of workers in Westernport, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.09%) and those who walked to work (6.72%).

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Commute Time

36.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Westernport, MD have a longer commute time (36.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 12.7% of the workforce in Westernport, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Westernport, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Westernport, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Westernport, MD (439 out of 1.99k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Westernport, MD is White, followed by Asian 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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Health

95.8% of the population of Westernport, MD has health coverage, with 38.4% on employee plans, 34% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 8.23% on non-group plans, and 1.3% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Allegany County, MD see 1717 patients per year on average, which represents a 4% increase from the previous year (1651 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1347 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 306 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,717 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Allegany County, MD

Primary care physicians in Allegany County, MD see an average of 1,717 patients per year. This represents a 4% increase from the previous year (1,651 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Allegany County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.2% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.5% were men and 53.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.21%
Uninsured
38.4%
Employer Coverage
34%
Medicaid
13.8%
Medicare
8.23%
Non-Group
1.3%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Westernport, MD declined by 9.36% from 4.65% to 4.21%.

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