Dorchester County, Maryland Population 2018

Dorchester County, Maryland's estimated population is 32,162 with a growth rate of -0.89% 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
201732,162-289-0.89%
201632,4511840.57%
201632,267-144-0.44%
201532,411-102-0.31%
201432,513-62-0.19%
201332,5751000.31%
201232,475-225-0.69%
201132,700180.06%
201032,6822,4468.09%
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
White21,527
Black or African American9,101
Two or More Races877
Some Other Race567
Asian352
American Indian and Alaska Native27

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

Dorchester 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

Dorchester County, Maryland Median Age

44.2


Total

42.2


Male

45.5


Female

Dorchester County, Maryland Adults

There are 25,571 adults, (6,360 of which are seniors) in Dorchester County, Maryland.

Dorchester County, Maryland Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dorchester County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

16,932

52.18%

Male

15,519

47.82%

Dorchester County, Maryland Households and Families

Dorchester County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dorchester County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All65.3%34.7%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Male50%50%
Female35.9%64.1%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dorchester County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,2062.4165.3
Married5,9062.987.9
Non Family4,4331.2352.6
Female2,3393.1835.9
Male5283.5350

2.93

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dorchester County, Maryland Households

Dorchester County, Maryland Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9934.30%
9th to 12th Grade2,46510.66%
High School Graduate8,90738.54%
Some College4,57619.80%
Associates Degree1,3725.94%
Bachelors Degree2,92812.67%
Graduate Degree1,8728.10%

Dorchester County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,96614,1713,984
Black5,8084,505521
Hispanic860655144
Multiple Races36524385
Other Race32125632
Asian251180111
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 native american people with a rate of 44.22%.

Dorchester County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,974$39,238$28,817
Less Than High School$18,654$23,165$13,327
High School Grad$29,535$37,296$25,122
Some College$32,891$40,399$27,305
Bachelors Degree$44,016$46,148$43,143
Graduate Degree$51,857$52,120$51,726

$32,974

Average Earnings

$39,238

Average Male

$28,817

Average Female

Dorchester County, Maryland Language

Dorchester County, Maryland Language by Age

Dorchester County, Maryland Language

94.28% of Dorchester County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 5.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.73% of the population.

Dorchester County, Maryland Poverty

Dorchester County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,9432,81031.42%
White20,5912,11810.29%
Hispanic1,49728719.17%
Multiple86221024.36%
Other5579416.88%

16.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.11%

Male Poverty Rate

18.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dorchester County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dorchester County, Maryland is Black, with 31.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dorchester County, Maryland is White, with 10.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.86%.

Dorchester County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.66%
High School12.77%
Some College10.20%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%

Dorchester County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.47%
Female Unemployed31.38%
Female Employed10.22%
Male Employed4.60%

Dorchester County, Maryland Income

Dorchester County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,907$66,790
Families$61,663$78,840
Married Families$77,314$93,991
Non Families$29,693$40,264

Dorchester County, Maryland Marital Status

Dorchester County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Dorchester County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Dorchester County, Maryland Veterans

Dorchester County, Maryland Veterans by War

2,563

Number of Veterans

2,287

Male Veterans

276

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam885
Second Gulf War435
First Gulf War330
Korea268
World War II187

Dorchester County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+660
65 to 74638
55 to 64544
35 to 54430
18 to 34291

Dorchester County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,97511.12%
Black5017.50%
2 or More6413.70%
Hispanic444.66%
Asian134.51%
Other102.99%

Dorchester County, Maryland Veterans by Education

6.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dorchester County, Maryland Employment Status

Dorchester County, Maryland Employment by Age

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dorchester County, Maryland Employment by Race

Dorchester County, Maryland Employment by Education

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%
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