Allegany County, Maryland Population 2018

Allegany County, Maryland's estimated population is 71,615 with a growth rate of -1.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Allegany County, Maryland is the 16th largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201771,615-1,445-1.98%
201673,0608661.20%
201672,194-304-0.42%
201572,498-547-0.75%
201473,045-559-0.76%
201373,604-358-0.48%
201273,962-623-0.84%
201174,585-392-0.52%
201074,977310.04%
199074,946-5,602-6.95%
198080,548-3,496-4.16%
197084,044-125-0.15%
196084,169-5,387-6.02%
195089,5562,5832.97%
194086,9737,8759.96%
193079,0989,16013.10%
192069,9387,52712.06%
191062,4118,71716.23%
190053,69412,12329.16%
189041,5713,5599.36%
188038,012-524-1.36%
187038,53610,18835.94%
186028,3485,57924.50%
185022,7697,07945.12%
184015,6905,08147.89%
183010,6091,95522.59%
18208,6541,74525.26%
18106,9096069.61%
18006,3031,49431.07%
17904,8090.00%

Allegany County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White64,695
Black or African American6,021
Two or More Races1,445
Asian580
Some Other Race167
American Indian and Alaska Native118
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander34

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Allegany County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Allegany County, Maryland Median Age

41.6


Total

39.1


Male

44.2


Female

Allegany County, Maryland Adults

There are 60,201 adults, (13,881 of which are seniors) in Allegany County, Maryland.

Allegany County, Maryland Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegany County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

34,983

47.88%

Male

38,077

52.12%

Allegany County, Maryland Households and Families

Allegany County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Allegany County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
Male69.1%30.9%
All68.4%31.6%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female51.7%48.3%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Allegany County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,1672.3268.4
Married13,0552.9983.9
Non Family11,0101.2354.5
Female3,0443.2251.7
Male1,0582.8569.1

2.96

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Allegany County, Maryland Households

Allegany County, Maryland Education

Allegany County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4542.86%
9th to 12th Grade4,0898.05%
High School Graduate21,30241.94%
Some College9,99919.69%
Associates Degree4,8259.50%
Bachelors Degree4,7339.32%
Graduate Degree4,3918.64%

Allegany County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White45,31040,9028,605
Black3,7152,837135
Hispanic824665119
Multiple Races64954997
Asian367357191
Other Race11311310
Native American99626
Islander292915

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 52.04%.

Allegany County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,416$37,346$26,974
Less Than High School$22,591$23,542$19,479
High School Grad$26,517$32,076$19,808
Some College$30,530$37,493$26,791
Bachelors Degree$40,646$45,610$32,639
Graduate Degree$62,180$76,595$53,476

$31,416

Average Earnings

$37,346

Average Male

$26,974

Average Female

Allegany County, Maryland Language

Allegany County, Maryland Language by Age

Allegany County, Maryland Language

95.38% of Allegany County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 4.62% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Allegany County, Maryland Poverty

Allegany County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White61,3549,94016.20%
Black1,88678541.62%
Multiple1,16437532.22%
Hispanic85025429.88%
Asian51518736.31%
Other1155245.22%
Native381334.21%

17.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.04%

Male Poverty Rate

17.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allegany County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allegany County, Maryland is Other, with 45.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allegany County, Maryland is White, with 16.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.42%.

Allegany County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.49%
High School14.43%
Some College12.42%
Bachelors or Greater4.83%

Allegany County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.78%
Female Unemployed37.91%
Female Employed9.65%
Male Employed7.37%

Allegany County, Maryland Income

Allegany County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,559$55,075
Families$56,081$68,984
Married Families$63,337$77,736
Non Families$22,695$31,861

Allegany County, Maryland Marital Status

Allegany County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Allegany County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Allegany County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Allegany County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Allegany County, Maryland Veterans

Allegany County, Maryland Veterans by War

6,039

Number of Veterans

5,792

Male Veterans

247

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,163
Second Gulf War751
First Gulf War741
Korea740
World War II426

Allegany County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,700
65 to 741,524
55 to 641,240
35 to 541,106
18 to 34469

Allegany County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,68210.71%
Black1863.45%
2 or More12814.10%
Hispanic373.80%
Hawaiian2068.97%
Asian102.04%
Other85.71%
Indian54.39%

Allegany County, Maryland Veterans by Education

8.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegany County, Maryland Employment Status

Allegany County, Maryland Employment by Age

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Allegany County, Maryland Employment by Race

Allegany County, Maryland Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Allegany County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cumberland2083019978-852-4.09%
Frostburg89808676-304-3.39%
Westernport18881796-92-4.87%
Lonaconing11881134-54-4.55%
Barton454431-23-5.07%
Midland450425-25-5.56%
Luke6563-2-3.08%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990