Charles County, Maryland Population 2018

Charles County, Maryland's estimated population is 159,700 with a growth rate of 1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Charles County, Maryland is the 10th largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017156,021-3,679-2.30%
2017159,7002,2701.44%
2016157,4301,6371.05%
2015155,7931,3310.86%
2014154,4621,7401.14%
2013152,7222,0331.35%
2012150,6891,4820.99%
2011149,2072,0621.40%
2010147,14545,99145.47%
1990101,15428,40339.04%
198072,75125,07352.59%
197047,67815,10646.38%
196032,5729,15739.11%
195023,4155,80332.95%
194017,6121,4468.94%
193016,166-1,539-8.69%
192017,7051,3198.05%
191016,386-1,276-7.22%
190017,6622,47116.27%
189015,191-3,357-18.10%
188018,5482,81017.85%
187015,738-779-4.72%
186016,5173552.20%
185016,1621390.87%
184016,023-1,746-9.83%
183017,7691,2697.69%
182016,500-3,745-18.50%
181020,2451,0735.60%
180019,172-1,441-6.99%
179020,6130.00%

Charles County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White72,951
Black or African American67,351
Two or More Races8,595
Asian4,916
Some Other Race1,151
American Indian and Alaska Native894
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander163

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Charles County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Charles County, Maryland Median Age

38.1


Total

36.3


Male

39.5


Female

Charles County, Maryland Adults

There are 117,638 adults, (17,753 of whom are seniors) in Charles County, Maryland.

Charles County, Maryland Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Charles County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

80,653

51.69%

Male

75,368

48.31%

Charles County, Maryland Households and Families

Charles County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Charles County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
Male80.1%19.9%
All77.3%22.7%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female59.6%40.4%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Charles County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,9882.7977.3
Married29,0913.4187.3
Non Family14,6851.2167.6
Female8,7833.2559.6
Male2,4293.480.1

3.29

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Charles County, Maryland Households

Charles County, Maryland Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3462.27%
9th to 12th Grade5,1895.02%
High School Graduate33,02931.97%
Some College24,83724.04%
Associates Degree8,4738.20%
Bachelors Degree17,54016.98%
Graduate Degree11,90411.52%

Charles County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,05645,83913,983
Black42,45839,39611,921
Hispanic4,5163,8551,152
Multiple Races3,4473,338951
Asian3,4363,0241,428
Other Race847763264
Native American684648120
Islander91858

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 41.56%.

Charles County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$58,293$63,269$52,690
Less Than High School$29,955$31,023$27,841
High School Grad$41,406$47,835$35,788
Some College$56,129$65,084$47,372
Bachelors Degree$74,224$88,237$66,368
Graduate Degree$86,934$97,328$81,224

$58,293

Average Earnings

$63,269

Average Male

$52,690

Average Female

Charles County, Maryland Language

Charles County, Maryland Language by Age

Charles County, Maryland Language

92.33% of Charles County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 7.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.34% of the population.

Charles County, Maryland Poverty

Charles County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black66,1185,9489.00%
White66,3643,3345.02%
Multiple8,5336307.38%
Hispanic8,0525336.62%
Asian4,9052154.38%
Other1,151917.91%
Native894616.82%
Islander163116.75%

6.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.77%

Male Poverty Rate

8.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charles County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charles County, Maryland is Black, with 9.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charles County, Maryland is Asian, with 4.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.13%.

Charles County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.06%
High School7.50%
Some College4.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.12%

Charles County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed19.90%
Male Unemployed16.05%
Female Employed2.96%
Male Employed2.19%

Charles County, Maryland Income

Charles County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$93,973$108,430
Families$105,606$119,989
Married Families$125,230$137,680
Non Families$56,772$70,146

Charles County, Maryland Marital Status

Charles County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Charles County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Charles County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Charles County, Maryland Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Charles County, Maryland Veterans

Charles County, Maryland Veterans by War

16,275

Number of Veterans

13,552

Male Veterans

2,723

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War7,208
Second Gulf War5,701
Vietnam3,629
Korea835
World War II288

Charles County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 547,375
55 to 643,157
65 to 742,485
75+1,700
18 to 341,558

Charles County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,49614.84%
Black6,87513.98%
Hispanic54410.22%
2 or More46411.14%
Asian2586.72%
Indian7110.04%
Other697.44%
Hawaiian4246.15%

Charles County, Maryland Veterans by Education

2.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charles County, Maryland Employment Status

Charles County, Maryland Employment by Age

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Charles County, Maryland Employment by Race

Charles County, Maryland Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Charles County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
La Plata873792395025.75%
Indian Head38503824-26-0.68%
Port Tobacco Village131300.00%
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