Catonsville, MD

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2020 Population
41,592
0.108% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.2
2% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
7.71%
0.409% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$91,539
2.6% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$317,900
3.05% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
20,313
2.02% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Catonsville, MD had a population of 41.6k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $91,539. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Catonsville, MD grew from 41,547 to 41,592, a 0.108% increase and its median household income grew from $89,219 to $91,539, a 2.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Catonsville, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.09%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.07%), and White (Hispanic) (1.85%).

None of the households in Catonsville, 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.

95.7% of the residents in Catonsville, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Catonsville, MD are University of Maryland-Baltimore County (3,686 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Catonsville, MD was $317,900, and the homeownership rate was 70.7%.

Most people in Catonsville, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Catonsville, MD was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Catonsville, MD is home to a population of 41.6k people, from which 95.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.72% of Catonsville, MD residents were born outside of the country (4.04k people).

In 2020, there were 4.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.6k people) in Catonsville, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.95k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.7%
2020 Citizenship
96.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.7% of Catonsville, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Catonsville, MD was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Catonsville, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28.6k ± 1.15k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.7k ± 990
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.95k ± 662
3.82%
Hispanic Population
1.59k people

In 2020, there were 4.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.6k people) in Catonsville, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.95k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.82% of the people in Catonsville, MD are hispanic (1.59k people).

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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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Foreign-Born Population

9.72%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
4.04k people
8.85%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.68k people

As of 2020, 9.72% of Catonsville, MD residents (4.04k 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 Catonsville, MD was 8.85%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    763 ± 284
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    400 ± 128
  3. Korea
    286 ± 97

Catonsville, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Catonsville, MD employs 20.3k people. The largest industries in Catonsville, MD are Educational Services (3,355 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,711 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,545 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($98,067), Utilities ($94,079), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($75,395).

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.

Occupations

20.3k
2020 Value
± 1,028
−2.02%
1 Year decline
± 6.82%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Catonsville, MD declined at a rate of −2.02%, from 20.7k employees to 20.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Catonsville, MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,346 people), Management Occupations (2,201 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2,163 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Catonsville, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

20.3k
2020 Value
± 1,028
−2.02%
1 Year decline
± 6.82%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Catonsville, MD declined at a rate of −2.02%, from 20.7k employees to 20.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Catonsville, MD, are Educational Services (3,355 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,711 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,545 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Catonsville, MD, though some of these residents may live in Catonsville, 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

$62,960
Median earning men ± $3,283
$48,298
Median earning women ± $4,814

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($132,879), Information ($103,333), and Public Administration ($95,337).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($98,625), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,823).

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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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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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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.

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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In 2020, universities in Catonsville, MD awarded 3,686 degrees. The student population of Catonsville, MD in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 7,235 male students and 6,262 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Catonsville, MD are White (1,522 and 45.8%), followed by Asian (697 and 21%), Black or African American (613 and 18.4%), and Hispanic or Latino (251 and 7.55%).

The largest universities in Catonsville, MD by number of degrees awarded are University of Maryland-Baltimore County (3,686 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Catonsville, MD are Information Science (444 and 12%), General Biological Sciences (357 and 9.69%), and General Psychology (320 and 8.68%).

The median tuition cost in Catonsville, MD for a public four year colleges is $8,704 for in-state students and $24,338 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Catonsville, MD, the percentage of applicants admitted was 69.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 13,497 (53.6% men and 46.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 13,497 students enrolled in Catonsville, MD, 53.6% men and 46.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,072 records, of which 41% were women and 59% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 342 degree-majors awarded
  2. 320 degree-majors awarded
  3. 249 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Catonsville, MD was General Biological Sciences with 342 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Catonsville, MD according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
3,686 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Maryland-Baltimore County with 3,686 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 1,895 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Catonsville, MD, which is 1.06 times more than the 1,791 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,522 degrees mean that there were 2.18 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 697 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($8,704) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($716) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.977% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.892% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.18M), Bachelors Degree (982k), and Some college (980k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Catonsville, MD was $317,900 in 2020, which is 1.38 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $327,900 to $317,900, a 3.05% decrease. The homeownership rate in Catonsville, MD is 70.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Catonsville, MD have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Catonsville, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Catonsville, MD is $91,539. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Catonsville, MD was Census Tract 4005 with a value of $165,833, followed by Census Tract 4014 and Census Tract 4004, with respective values of $133,750 and $118,333.

Property

$317,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,748
$11,010
Median Property Taxes
±$661

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 Catonsville, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.7%
Homeownership
2020
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 70.7% of the housing units in Catonsville, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4005
  2. Census Tract 4014
  3. Census Tract 4004

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Catonsville, MD was Census Tract 4005 with a value of $165,833, followed by Census Tract 4014 and Census Tract 4004, with respective values of $133,750 and $118,333.

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

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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.
$91,539
Median Household Income
± $4,188
15.6k
Number of Households
± 950

In 2020, the median household income of the 15.6k households in Catonsville, MD grew to $91,539 from the previous year's value of $89,219.

The following chart displays the households in Catonsville, 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 Catonsville, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.7%)
  3. Carpooled (5.94%)

In 2020, 76.7% of workers in Catonsville, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.7%) and those who carpooled to work (5.94%).

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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Commute Time

28 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Catonsville, MD have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.38% of the workforce in Catonsville, 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 Catonsville, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Catonsville, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.71% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Catonsville, MD (2.92k out of 37.8k 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 Males < 5, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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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96.4% of the population of Catonsville, MD has health coverage, with 58% on employee plans, 10.4% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.08% 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 Baltimore County, MD see 999 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (988 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1285 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 306 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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999 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Baltimore County, MD

Primary care physicians in Baltimore County, MD see an average of 999 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (988 patients).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 21.6% between 18 and 34 years, 35.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.62%
Uninsured
58%
Employer Coverage
10.4%
Medicaid
14.9%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.08%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Catonsville, MD grew by 17.3% from 3.09% to 3.62%.

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