Hagerstown, Maryland Population 2024

43,837

Hagerstown is a city located in Washington County Maryland. Hagerstown has a 2024 population of 43,837. It is also the county seat of Washington County.Hagerstown is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,519 in 2020.

The average household income in Hagerstown is $65,544 with a poverty rate of 22.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hagerstown is 35.9 years, 35.1 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Hagerstown Demographics

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

  • White: 64.1%
  • Black or African American: 21.19%
  • Two or more races: 10.93%
  • Asian: 1.85%
  • Other race: 1.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.06%
Land Area (mi²)
12.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,603.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.73% (318)
The current population of Hagerstown, Maryland is 43,837 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 43,519.

Hagerstown, Maryland Population 2024

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Hagerstown Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27,80164.1%
Black or African American9,19221.19%
Two or more races4,74210.93%
Asian8011.85%
Other race7131.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1010.23%
Native American240.06%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Hagerstown Population by Race

Hagerstown Population Pyramid 2024

Hagerstown Median Age

35.9

Total

35.1

Male

36.8

Female

Hagerstown Adults

There are 32,172 adults, (6,414 of whom are seniors) in Hagerstown.

Hagerstown Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hagerstown Sex Ratio

Female22,25851.32%
Male21,11648.68%

Hagerstown Population by Age

Hagerstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All18,1592.3340.259.8
Non Family8,2051.2432.867.2
Married5,7403.1958.141.9
Female3,2133.3724.275.8
Male1,0013.0349.150.9
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3.1

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

40.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hagerstown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hagerstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hagerstown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 89.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.49%.

Hagerstown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,947

Average Earnings

$48,219

Average Male

$34,311

Average Female

Hagerstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hagerstown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hagerstown Language

88.44% of Hagerstown residents speak only English, while 11.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.68% of the population.

Hagerstown Language

Hagerstown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White25,2765,01319.83%
Black9,1252,29025.1%
Multiple4,7421,80638.09%
Hispanic4,0741,15228.28%
Other71323132.4%
Asian801647.99%
Native241041.67%
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22.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.98%

Male Poverty Rate

24.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hagerstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hagerstown is Native, with 41.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hagerstown is Asian, with 7.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.44%.

Hagerstown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.97%
High School22.51%
Some College16.22%
Bachelors or Greater7.78%
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Hagerstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed62.17%
Male Unemployed32.53%
Female Employed12.56%
Male Employed7.5%
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Hagerstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hagerstown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hagerstown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hagerstown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hagerstown 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 35-44.

Hagerstown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hagerstown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,442

Number of Veterans

2,136

Male Veterans

306

Female Veterans

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Hagerstown Veterans by War

count

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Hagerstown Veterans by Age

count

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Hagerstown Veterans by Race

Hagerstown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hagerstown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hagerstown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hagerstown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hagerstown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.46%

Born in Hagerstown

93.12%

Native Born

6.88%

Foreign Born

3.29%

Non Citizen

3.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.12% of Hagerstown residents were born in the United States, with 60.46% having been born in Maryland. 3.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hagerstown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202944,177680.15%
202844,109680.15%
202744,041680.15%
202643,973680.15%
202543,905680.16%
202443,837680.16%
202343,769680.16%
202243,701680.16%
202143,6331140.26%
202043,5193,5248.81%
201939,995-41-0.1%
201840,036-61-0.15%
201740,097190.05%
201640,078-33-0.08%
201540,111300.07%
201440,081860.22%
201339,995320.08%
201239,963590.15%
201139,9042240.56%
201039,6802,9938.16%
200036,6871,2423.5%
199035,4451,3133.85%
198034,132-1,730-4.82%
197035,862-798-2.18%
196036,6604001.1%
195036,2603,76911.6%
194032,4911,6305.28%
193030,8612,7979.97%
192028,06411,55770.01%
191016,5072,91621.46%
190013,5913,47334.32%
189010,1183,49152.68%
18806,62784814.67%
18705,7791,64739.86%
18604,1322536.52%
18503,8792547.01%
18403,6252547.53%
18303,371
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Hagerstown Population by Year