Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD

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2022 Population
137,815
17.6% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.9
1.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.7%
10.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$66,928
11.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$217,500
25.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD had a population of 138k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $66,928. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD grew from 117,140 to 137,815, a 17.6% increase and its median household income grew from $60,170 to $66,928, a 11.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (64%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.52%), Other (Hispanic) (3.68%), and White (Hispanic) (2.86%).

11.2% of the households in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere 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.

96.2% of the residents in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD are Maryland Beauty Academy of Essex (20 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD was $217,500, and the homeownership rate was 64.7%.

Most people in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD is home to a population of 138k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.07% of Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD residents were born outside of the country (11.1k people).

In 2022, there were 3.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (88.3k people) in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.23k Two+ (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 Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD are Spanish (8,726 households), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (762 households), and Arabic (732 households).

Citizenship

96.2%
2022 Citizenship
96.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.2% of Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    88.3k ± 3.38k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    27.6k ± 2.97k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6.23k ± 941
8.45%
Hispanic Population
11.7k people

In 2022, there were 3.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (88.3k people) in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.45% of the people in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD are hispanic (11.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.07%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.1k people
8.54%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10k people

As of 2022, 8.07% of Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD residents (11.1k 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 Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD was 8.54%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,726 households (6.71%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    762 households (0.586%)
  3. Arabic
    732 households (0.563%)

11.2% of the households in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD was Spanish. 6.71% of the households in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,826 ± 356
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,369 ± 321
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    798 ± 233

Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD employs 58.9k people. The largest industries in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD are Construction (4,835 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,769 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,735 people), and the highest paying industries are Commercial, industrial & other intangible assets rental & leasing ($291,178), Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($126,955), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($120,108).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,412
Women
49.5%
24,874
Men
50.5%

The workforce of Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD in 2020 was 49,286 people, with 49.5% woman, and 50.5% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD.

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Occupations

58.9k
2022 Value
16.6%
1 Year growth
± 16.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD grew at a rate of 16.6%, from 50.5k employees to 58.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,191 people), Cashiers (1,542 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,501 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

58.9k
2022 Value
16.6%
1 Year growth
± 16.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD grew at a rate of 16.6%, from 50.5k employees to 58.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD, are Construction (4,835 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,769 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,735 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD, though some of these residents may live in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, 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

$50,564
Median earning men ± $1,430
$40,536
Median earning women ± $1,337

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($86,725), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,992), and Manufacturing ($63,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($62,753), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,938), and Manufacturing ($49,021).

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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.

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 2022, universities in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD awarded 20 degrees. The student population of Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 40 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD are Black or African American (12 and 60%), followed by White (6 and 30%), Hispanic or Latino (1 and 5%), and Unknown (1 and 5%).

The largest universities in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD by number of degrees awarded are Maryland Beauty Academy of Essex (20 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD are General Cosmetology (11 and 55%) and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (9 and 45%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.71% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.15% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (41.4k), Some college (21.3k), and Secondary Education (18.1k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD was $217,500 in 2022, which is 0.772 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $172,700 to $217,500, a 25.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD is 64.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD is $66,928. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD was South Montgomery County--South Bethesda & Chevy Chase PUMA, MD with a value of $195,376, followed by West Howard County--Ellicott City (North & West), Fulton & Highland PUMA, MD and North Montgomery County--Olney, Damascus & Darnestown PUMA, MD, with respective values of $169,655 and $168,773.

Property

$217,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,487
$33,795
Median Property Taxes
±$1,358

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 Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

64.7%
Homeownership
2022
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.7% of the housing units in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD was South Montgomery County--South Bethesda & Chevy Chase PUMA, MD with a value of $195,376, followed by West Howard County--Ellicott City (North & West), Fulton & Highland PUMA, MD and North Montgomery County--Olney, Damascus & Darnestown PUMA, MD, with respective values of $169,655 and $168,773.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, 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.
$66,928
Median Household Income
± $2,553
52.2k
Number of Households
± 1,812

In 2022, the median household income of the 52.2k households in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD grew to $66,928 from the previous year's value of $60,170.

The following chart displays the households in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere 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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Wage Distribution

0.428
2022 Wage GINI in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD
0.395
2021 Wage GINI in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD

In 2022, the income inequality in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD was 0.428 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 8.37% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.94%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.54%)

In 2022, 75.5% of workers in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.94%) and those who worked at home (6.54%).

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

28.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.88% of the workforce in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, 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 Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD (21.5k out of 137k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD is White, followed by Black 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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Health

93.2% of the population of Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD has health coverage, with 42.7% on employee plans, 26.7% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.842% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Maryland see 1118 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.974% decrease from the previous year (1129 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1256 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 335 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,118 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maryland

Primary care physicians in Maryland see an average of 1,118 patients per year. This represents a 0.974% decrease from the previous year (1,129 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.5% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

6.82%
Uninsured
42.7%
Employer Coverage
26.7%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
0.842%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southeast Baltimore County--Dundalk, Essex, Edgemere PUMA, MD declined by 1.58% from 6.93% to 6.82%.

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