Hagerstown, Maryland Population 2020

40,291
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Hagerstown is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 40,291, it is the 6th largest city in Maryland and the 974th largest city in the United States. Hagerstown is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 1.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,662 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Hagerstown has a population density of 3,312 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hagerstown is $54,601 with a poverty rate of 26.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $808 per month, and the median house value is $152,200. The median age in Hagerstown is 34.6 years, 33.7 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males.

Hagerstown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hagerstown was:

  • White: 70.98%
  • Black or African American: 16.86%
  • Two or more races: 6.70%
  • Asian: 2.85%
  • Other race: 2.02%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Hagerstown, Maryland is 40,291, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 40,205.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 39,662.

Hagerstown, Maryland Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020273,5572,7541.01%
2019270,8032,7541.02%
2018268,0492,7541.03%
2017265,2952,1540.81%
2016263,1412,3420.89%
2015260,7991,5520.60%
2014259,2471,7640.68%
2013257,4831,4970.58%
2012255,9861,5020.59%
2011254,4842,1440.84%
2010252,3400.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,52470.98%
Black or African American6,77716.86%
Two or More Races2,6916.70%
Asian1,1442.85%
Some Other Race8122.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native1840.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.13%
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Hagerstown Population Pyramid 2020

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Hagerstown Median Age

34.6


Total

33.7


Male

35.1


Female

Hagerstown Adults

There are 29,386 adults, (4,899 of whom are seniors) in Hagerstown.

Hagerstown Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hagerstown Sex Ratio

Female

20,905

52.02%

Male

19,281

47.98%

Hagerstown Households and Families

Hagerstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hagerstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.2%38.8%
All39.8%60.2%
Male36.5%63.5%
Non Family34.9%65.1%
Female18.5%81.5%

39.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,9762.4639.8
Non Family6,3581.2234.9
Married5,1603.2561.2
Female3,6003.3818.5
Male8582.9136.5

3.13

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hagerstown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2244.69%
9th to 12th Grade3,30412.67%
High School Graduate9,65637.01%
Some College5,82422.33%
Associates Degree1,9217.36%
Bachelors Degree2,6059.99%
Graduate Degree1,5535.95%
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Hagerstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,28415,9083,124
Black3,7263,270554
Hispanic1,7281,270146
Multiple Races76369384
Asian717545264
Other Race47729710
Native American898911
Islander3710

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 36.82%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,805$36,204$27,695
Less Than High School$22,301$24,684$20,490
High School Grad$27,147$36,047$21,354
Some College$32,191$35,897$30,369
Bachelors Degree$44,552$44,271$44,879
Graduate Degree$73,882$101,167$62,058

$31,805

Average Earnings

$36,204

Average Male

$27,695

Average Female

Hagerstown Language

Hagerstown Language by Age

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Hagerstown Language

88.33% of Hagerstown residents speak only English, while 11.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.89% of the population.

Hagerstown Poverty

Hagerstown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,8995,86922.66%
Black6,6832,72740.81%
Multiple2,6831,29748.34%
Hispanic3,36370420.93%
Other81227133.37%
Asian1,12921819.31%

26.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.70%

Male Poverty Rate

29.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hagerstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hagerstown is Multiple, with 48.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hagerstown is Asian, with 19.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.54%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.76%
High School20.60%
Some College18.17%
Bachelors or Greater5.65%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.18%
Male Unemployed31.95%
Female Employed15.56%
Male Employed9.59%

Hagerstown Income

Hagerstown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,531$54,601
Families$47,500$61,039
Married Families$69,036$81,224
Non Families$28,353$40,508
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Hagerstown Marital Status

Hagerstown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hagerstown Married by Age and Sex

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Hagerstown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hagerstown Marital Status by Race

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Hagerstown Veterans

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2,092

Number of Veterans

1,854

Male Veterans

238

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War633
Vietnam488
Second Gulf War365
Korea125
World War II73
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54788
65 to 74395
75+379
55 to 64292
18 to 34238
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6697.43%
Black3417.77%
2 or More657.00%
Hispanic291.39%
Asian101.24%
Hawaiian718.92%

Hagerstown Veterans by Education

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11.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hagerstown Employment Status

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63%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.75%

Born in Maryland

92.60%

Native Born

7.40%

Foreign Born

3.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.60% of Hagerstown residents were born in the United States, with 61.75% having been born in Maryland. 3.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202040,291430.11%
201940,248430.11%
201840,205-9-0.02%
201740,214430.11%
201640,171-33-0.08%
201540,204370.09%
201440,167860.21%
201340,081270.07%
201240,054570.14%
201139,9972130.54%
201039,7843,0970.81%
200036,6871,2420.34%
199035,4451,3130.38%
198034,132-1,730-0.49%
197035,862-798-0.22%
196036,6604000.11%
195036,2603,7691.10%
194032,4911,6300.52%
193030,8612,7970.95%
192028,06411,5575.45%
191016,5072,9161.96%
190013,5913,4732.99%
189010,1183,4914.32%
18806,6278481.38%
18705,7791,6473.41%
18604,1322530.63%
18503,8792540.68%
18403,6252540.73%
18303,3710.00%