Dorchester County, Maryland Population 2019

Dorchester County, Maryland's estimated population is 32,145 with a growth rate of -0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dorchester County, Maryland is the 21st largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201831,998-147-0.46%
201732,145-116-0.36%
201632,261-143-0.44%
201532,404-91-0.28%
201432,495-64-0.20%
201332,559860.26%
201232,473-221-0.68%
201132,69460.02%
201032,6882,4528.11%
199030,236-387-1.26%
198030,6231,2184.14%
197029,405-261-0.88%
196029,6661,8516.65%
195027,815-191-0.68%
194028,0061,1934.45%
193026,813-1,082-3.88%
192027,895-774-2.70%
191028,6697072.53%
190027,9623,11912.55%
189024,8431,7337.50%
188023,1103,65218.77%
187019,458-1,003-4.90%
186020,4611,5848.39%
185018,877340.18%
184018,8431570.84%
183018,6869275.22%
182017,759-349-1.93%
181018,1081,76210.78%
180016,3464712.97%
179015,8750.00%

Dorchester County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,345
Black or African American8,901
Two or More Races1,234
Some Other Race554
Asian325
American Indian and Alaska Native27

Dorchester County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2019

Dorchester County, Maryland Median Age

44.4


Total

43


Male

45.8


Female

Dorchester County, Maryland Adults

There are 25,529 adults, (6,506 of whom are seniors) in Dorchester County, Maryland.

Dorchester County, Maryland Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Dorchester County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

16,910

52.21%

Male

15,476

47.79%

Dorchester County, Maryland Households and Families

Dorchester County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dorchester County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All65.8%34.2%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Male50.4%49.6%
Female38.1%61.9%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,9402.4665.8
Married5,7752.9886.6
Non Family4,4011.2254.6
Female2,2463.2938.1
Male5183.5550.4

3.02

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dorchester County, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9264.00%
9th to 12th Grade2,46610.66%
High School Graduate8,85638.29%
Some College4,75320.55%
Associates Degree1,4766.38%
Bachelors Degree2,92612.65%
Graduate Degree1,7287.47%

Dorchester County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,89714,0233,766
Black5,7964,619563
Hispanic864667159
Multiple Races495378107
Other Race30323733
Asian23216093
Native American2727

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.09%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,437$41,084$28,649
Less Than High School$19,350$24,147$12,571
High School Grad$32,042$40,221$25,775
Some College$30,885$40,807$27,420
Bachelors Degree$44,643$48,426$40,000
Graduate Degree$55,020$55,119$54,962

$33,437

Average Earnings

$41,084

Average Male

$28,649

Average Female

Dorchester County, Maryland Language

Dorchester County, Maryland Language by Age

Dorchester County, Maryland Language

94.07% of Dorchester County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 5.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.00% of the population.

Dorchester County, Maryland Poverty

Dorchester County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,3942,18310.70%
Black8,7552,08923.86%
Hispanic1,59842226.41%
Multiple1,22622118.03%
Other54221038.75%
Asian32472.16%

15.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.06%

Male Poverty Rate

16.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dorchester County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dorchester County, Maryland is Other, with 38.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dorchester County, Maryland is Asian, with 2.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.52%
High School11.80%
Some College9.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.20%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.32%
Female Unemployed36.06%
Female Employed9.60%
Male Employed4.19%

Dorchester County, Maryland Income

Dorchester County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,532$69,144
Families$64,390$83,060
Married Families$80,095-
Non Families$29,615$39,647

Dorchester County, Maryland Marital Status

Dorchester County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dorchester County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Dorchester County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dorchester County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Dorchester County, Maryland Veterans

2,488

Number of Veterans

2,207

Male Veterans

281

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam861
Second Gulf War425
First Gulf War288
Korea239
World War II186

Dorchester County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,83210.38%
Black5698.51%
2 or More6912.90%
Hispanic535.30%
Asian145.20%
Other41.17%

Dorchester County, Maryland Veterans by Education

6.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dorchester County, Maryland Employment Status

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Dorchester County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cambridge1242012468480.39%
Hurlock20772027-50-2.41%
Secretary528520-8-1.52%
East New Market390381-9-2.31%
Vienna278275-3-1.08%
Galestown138135-3-2.17%
Church Creek125123-2-1.60%
Brookview6059-1-1.67%
Eldorado5958-1-1.69%
  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