Charles County, Maryland Population 2018

Charles County, Maryland's estimated population is 159,700 with a growth rate of 3.46% 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
2017159,7005,3433.46%
2016154,357-3,073-1.95%
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
White73,744
Black or African American65,796
Two or More Races7,700
Asian4,760
Some Other Race1,169
American Indian and Alaska Native1,026
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander162

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

Charles 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

Charles County, Maryland Median Age

37.9


Total

36.2


Male

39.2


Female

Charles County, Maryland Adults

There are 115,922 adults, (16,979 of which are seniors) in Charles County, Maryland.

Charles County, Maryland Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Charles County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

79,868

51.74%

Male

74,489

48.26%

Charles County, Maryland Households and Families

Charles County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Charles County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
Male78.5%21.5%
All77.4%22.6%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Female60.7%39.3%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Charles County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,1052.8177.4
Married28,4813.4487.7
Non Family14,7281.2467.1
Female8,7073.2760.7
Male2,1893.3778.5

3.32

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade2,3192.28%
9th to 12th Grade4,9844.90%
High School Graduate32,89632.34%
Some College25,59725.17%
Associates Degree8,0807.94%
Bachelors Degree16,75616.47%
Graduate Degree11,07410.89%

Charles County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,51046,13113,795
Black41,06238,17511,034
Hispanic4,2913,727816
Asian3,2552,9361,471
Multiple Races3,0882,991717
Other Race800746197
Native American788749104
Islander89899

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 45.19%.

Charles County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,985$61,772$50,574
Less Than High School$30,230$30,811$27,519
High School Grad$41,627$48,474$36,294
Some College$54,080$62,411$45,608
Bachelors Degree$73,932$87,381$65,563
Graduate Degree$85,500$94,769$79,390

$55,985

Average Earnings

$61,772

Average Male

$50,574

Average Female

Charles County, Maryland Language

Charles County, Maryland Language by Age

Charles County, Maryland Language

92.34% of Charles County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 7.66% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.30% of the population.

Charles County, Maryland Poverty

Charles County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black64,6066,1259.48%
White67,5823,9505.84%
Hispanic7,69388711.53%
Multiple7,6225557.28%
Asian4,7501573.31%
Other1,169837.10%
Native1,026141.36%
Islander16263.70%

7.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.22%

Male Poverty Rate

8.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charles County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charles County, Maryland is Hispanic, with 11.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charles County, Maryland is Native, with 1.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.02%.

Charles County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.22%
High School8.61%
Some College4.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.09%

Charles County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.96%
Male Unemployed16.39%
Female Employed3.47%
Male Employed2.01%

Charles County, Maryland Income

Charles County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$91,373$105,550
Families$101,953$116,235
Married Families$121,522$133,828
Non Families$57,122$70,599

Charles County, Maryland Marital Status

Charles County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

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 35To44.

Charles County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Charles County, Maryland Veterans

Charles County, Maryland Veterans by War

16,283

Number of Veterans

13,538

Male Veterans

2,745

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War6,735
Second Gulf War5,628
Vietnam3,597
Korea986
World War II368

Charles County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 547,404
55 to 643,074
65 to 742,420
75+1,734
18 to 341,651

Charles County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,81015.26%
Black6,59013.85%
Hispanic52610.23%
2 or More42510.96%
Asian2526.91%
Indian9511.63%
Other677.16%
Hawaiian4449.44%

Charles County, Maryland Veterans by Education

2.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charles County, Maryland Employment Status

Charles County, Maryland Employment by Age

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

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